The following materials have been designed to assist parishes in promoting, educating and spreading the word about giving through an IRA, how to leave a legacyplanned giving, and promoting year end giving.

If you have questions concerning the materials below, or need to request assistance, please contact the the Office of Stewardship and Development at

IRA Resources

IRA Sample Letter of Instruction for Catholic Ministry Appeal

IRA Sample Letter of Instruction for Diocesan Ministry, Outreach, Service

IRA Sample Letter of Instruction for parish use

Legacy Giving Resources

Sample Letter of Intent for Legacy Gift

Planned Giving Resources

Planned Giving and Alternative Giving Bulletin and Website Posts

Year End Giving

Year End Giving Text to create personalized messages

Year End Giving Email Sample

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