Our hearts are filled with gratitude as we recall all of you who have helped us by supporting our monastic life and our ministries. Your gifts affirm us in our mission to serve others as we live out our monastic call. We thank you and praise God for your generosity!
We invite your continued support all year long. Many people regularly give gifts of time and money. Some provide us with gifts of goods or services. You may request that your gift be used for one of the following purposes:
The Sisters now concentrate their outreach to meet the emerging needs of the 21st century, needs that are primarily those of spirituality and social justice. These services and spiritual ministries are not self-sustaining and are, as in the past, subsidized by the Sisters and their donor-partners.
If you have questions about ways to support the Benedictine Sisters, please contact S. Gen Maiers, at 320-363-7183 or send an e-mail to her at email@example.com.
By mail: Send check, draft or money order to:
Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict
Office of Development
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374-0220
By credit card: Call 320-363-7182 and be prepared to share your credit card information, including card type, credit card number, expiration date, amount of gift and date to debit the card. The monastery accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discovery credit cards.
Wills/bequests are among the simplest and most popular planned gift vehicles for supporting the Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict. The will simply lists the Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict as a beneficiary of the assets. You retain maximum flexibility and use of your assets during your lifetime. Bequests are generally deductible for estate and gift tax purposes.
Other ways to leave a legacy include: charitable gift annuity, charitable trust, life insurance policies, gifts of property/real estate, and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).
For help in planning your will, request a Will Planning Inventory, an estate planning guide book from S. Colleen Haggerty, OSB, planned giving specialist, at 320-363-7196 or firstname.lastname@example.org. S. Colleen can also help you weigh the other planned giving options.
As with any estate planning decision, consult your legal, financial and tax advisors for advice and information on applicable state and federal laws.
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