The Church of St. Cecilia encourages its parishioners to take advantage of the option to debit their checking or saving accounts each month for their regular contribution to the operating budget of the church. To accomplish this, please complete the Direct Deposit Form and return it to the Parish Office at 2357 Bayless Place, St. Paul, MN 55114.
Click here to print the Direct Deposit Form.
Electronic Funds Transfer
Most banking institutions have a process by which you can authorize them to issue a check to St. Cecilia or in some cases an electronic funds transfer to St. Cecilia's operating account. You should make contact with your bank if you wish to do this. You can contact Linda Whiteneck at 651-644-4502 to obtain the bank routing number and account number for the appropriate St. Cecilia account to do the electronic funds transfer.
Parish Offering Envelopes
Contribution envelopes are provided through periodic mailings to registered parishioners who do not choose the Direct Deposit or Electronic Fund Transfer methods but prefer to make their contributions during the offertory collection at Mass.
You don't need to be wealthy to include the Church of St. Cecilia in your plans for your estate. One option is to list the parish as the beneficiary of a percentage or specific dollar amount of your retirement plan, IRA, or life insurance policy. Another option is to remember the parish through a gift in your will or revocable trust. Individuals with more substantial means might consider establishing a charitable trust or annuity. Talk with your estate planning attorney to determine the best option for you and your family. Provide your attorney with the following information:
The Church of St. Cecilia is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the laws of the State of Minnesota with its primary office located at 2357 Bayless Place, St. Paul, MN 55114.
We welcome gifts of stock. St. Cecilia has an account with UBS Financial Services to accept your stock gift transfer electronically. To make a gift of stock you may either call the broker who assists us in these transactions (Shaun Scott at 651.298.1623), or call our parish office for assistance. St. Cecilia’s will acknowledge reception of the gift by letter, but we are not able/allowed to determine or assign a cash value to the donor’s gift. The broker can assist in determining the approximate market value of the gift for the donor’s records at the time that the stock is actually exchanged.