St. Augustine’s along with other parishes of the Archdiocese is transitioning from ParishPay to a new automatic giving program WeShare. All current ParishPay accounts have been transferred to WeShare and no action need be taken to continue making your contributions at this time.
Parishioners must authenticate their account and email address in order to make any changes to their account and to continue to receive emails. If you wish to securely verify your account at this time, please go HERE. You will need some of the information below on hand:
- Your ParishPay user name
- The last 4 digits of your bank account or credit card used with ParishPay
You will also need ONE of the following two options
- Your email address, with ParishPay or
- The specific amount being donated on a regular basis (i.e. weekly, monthly)
QUESTIONS? Contact WeShare support at (800) 950-9952, select Option 1 (Hours: 7:00am-7:00pm CT) or call the Rectory 834-1220.
JOIN WeShare Online
If you are not a member of ParishPay and wish to sign up for automatic monthly or weekly giving using your credit card or bank account, please click HERE. Click on Recurring Donation. You can also elect automatic Christmas and Easter donations as well as one time donations. Please call the Rectory with any questions.
Parishioner’s Guide to WeShare: Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is an Automated Giving Program?
A. It is an automated means to financially support St. Augustine’s through monthly contributions from your checking, savings, or credit/debit card account. There is NO cost to participate in the program.
Q. How Does It Relate to the Use of the Weekly Envelopes?
A. If you choose to participate in the Automated Giving Program, then it replaces the use of weekly envelopes.
Q. What happens with parishioners who feel uncomfortable not having something to physically drop into the collection basket?
A. If you wish, you can use your regular collection envelope and just mark WeShare on the front and drop it in the collection basket.
Q. Can I contribute to Christmas and Easter as well as special collections?
A. All automated giving participants have the opportunity to contribute to the annual Christmas and Easter collections. Other special collections are not included in the program
Q. Which payment methods are accepted?
A. Automated transfers from your checking, savings accounts or major credit/debit cards such as American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover may be used to make monthly contributions, one-time gifts, and pledge payments.
Q. Does the parishioner receive receipts for tax purposes?
A. Yes, all contributors enrolled with WeShare can print out an annual receipt directly from the website every January, which they can use as documentation for the IRS.
Q. Can I donate a one-time gift or pledge for a specific term?
A. Yes, one time gifts are graciously accepted. Participants can also arrange for a specific amount to be paid over a number of months.
Q. Can a person sign up for automatic contributions even if he is not already registered with that parish or residing within the parish boundaries?
A. Yes. All stewards are encouraged to enroll.