Diocesan Lenten Appeal | Sharing Our Gifts
A Message from Father Michael
The Diocesan Lenten Appeal will officially kick off on March 2, 2022. Over the coming weeks, we’ll share more information with you through the mail, and social media, as well as here on our parish website. I humbly ask that you consider the pledge or gift that you are able to make to our Diocesan Lenten Appeal, and in advance I thank you for your generosity.
How to Give so We Stay Strong Together
Our faith community needs you now more than ever. We have three options for you to help ensure our parish community in Harrison City remains strong, vibrant and well beyond this current time of uncertainty.
Visit stbarbara.weshareonline.org to make a gift; select the collection or collections to make your donation; and enter your payment info.
Mail your offertory envelopes to the Parish Office, 111Raymaley Road, Harrison City, 15636
Drop your offertory in the designated receptacles in the Narthex before or after Masses.
Additional details found below, including Frequently Asked Questions about WeShare (our online giving option for individuals and families).
How to Donate Using WeShare Online Giving
St. Barbara Parish offers online giving to its parishioners who seek to make donations to our weekly offerings, as well as other special collections. Parishioners also use WeShare to pay for ministries and events, such as Foundations of Faith and Manus Christi. There is no additional cost incurred to any individual who participates in the WeShare online giving program. It is simple to allocate different amounts for different collections, and view complete, accurate financial records at any time. You can set up a one time or recurring donation, and begin the process in three easy steps.
- Connect to WeShare.
- Set up your account.
- Choose your payment options and customize your donations.
Those who wish to continue to use traditional methods for the offertory are most certainly welcome. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) is also available, however, we ask that you prayerfully consider online giving. If you have any questions about the program or need assistance setting up your account, don’t hesitate to reach out to Jan Shepherd in the Parish Office at 724-744-7474.
Frequently Asked Questions About WeShare Online Giving
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about WeShare Online Giving. If you don’t see an answer to your question below, please reach out to Jan Shepherd, business manager, in the Parish Office at 724-744-7474 for more details and information.
|Which payment methods are accepted?|
|WeShare has the ability to accept contributions from checking accounts, savings accounts, debit cards, or major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, depending on which options your WeShare administrator chooses to make available.|
|Do parishioners receive receipts for their donations?|
|Yes, all contributors enrolled with WeShare can elect to receive receipts via email.|
|What if parishioners feel uncomfortable not having something to physically drop into the collection basket?|
|We provide a printable form that can be put into the collection basket that says, “We lovingly made our donation through WeShare.”|
|Is WeShare safe?|
|Yes. WeShare is certified with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) as a Level 1 Service Provider. We implement the safest security standards for online transactions.|
|How can I enroll and start donating?|
|Connect online, or call the Parish Office at 724-744-7474 for more information.|