How to Make a Gift
Your financial assistance helps us in conducting this ministry for the many people who visit the Shrine seeking healing and reconciliation in their lives. We have accomplished many things in the past few years increasing our spiritual programming and opportunities. These new offerings could not have been made possible without the steadfast support of friends such as you. Your sharing of resources is always appreciated.
Please consider making a gift to Saint Anne's Shrine so that we can continue to be a place of spiritual nourishment. We understand that each individual or family has different financial obligations and abilities. Your financial support, regardless of the size of the gift, is needed and will help us to meet our operating expenses in the current fiscal year.
Please consider the following options when making a gift:
Make a contribution in memory of a deceased loved one as a Memorial gift or in Thanksgiving for blessings received. Please write in the name of your loved one or reason for thanksgiving in the special instructions box on the donation review page.
Other options for contributions can be made through
Planned Giving, Wills, Estates, Life Insurance and Stocks. Please contact Fr. Brian Cummings at (802) 928-3362.
OUR FRIENDS OF FAITH LOOK TO THE FUTURE
In the last fifty years, the demographics and religious practices of Catholics in the Northeast and Canada have drastically changed. This has posed serious challenges to the Shrine and has threatened its viability. In order to continue and thrive in the 21st century, the Shrine must enhance its mission and read the signs of the times by reaching out to people and inviting them to be stronger disciples of Christ. With this in mind, St. Anne's Shrine launched a $3.5 million capital campaign in 2012, which was expanded to $3.9 million.
A great deal of the fundraising monies have gone to construct overnight facilities so that pilgrims may have extended stays at the Shrine. An expansion to the Boucher Building was built to provide additional meeting space. A new Maintenance Building was also constructed to store the Shrine's equipment.
However, there is always more work to be done. The increase in usage of the Shrine grounds bring additional revenue to cover expenses, but more importantly, it provides retreat opportunities to those desiring to deepen their faith and become stronger followers of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
We request your participation in partnering with us in building for the future. Your financial assistance will help us provide a destination so that followers of Jesus may "Come away to a quiet place and rest a while." (Mark 6:31)