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IFRM pilot parishes see increased offertory

June 18, 2010

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by Jim Lockwood BRAINTREE — Some parishes volunteering to help the Archdiocese of Boston pilot a new model of financial support for its central ministries report seeing success in the first step in that process: increasing monthly offertory. The archdiocese rolled out a new model of parish financial support of the archdiocese’s central ministries in […]

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IFRC Phase One Launch Packet

December 11, 2009

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Please CLICK HERE to view materials that were sent to parishes on December 11, 2009 in regards to the launch of Phase One of a new model of financial relationship between the parishes and central ministries of the Archdiocese of Boston.  (Also included is a copy of a letter from Cardinal Seán about the IFRC, […]

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New parish financial relationship model ready for roll out

December 11, 2009

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On Dec. 4 Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley sent a letter to all pastors and administrators asking if their respective parishes would like to be part of the launching of a first phase of a “proposed model of financial relationship” — a relationship which archdiocesan officials are hopeful could produce more collaboration between the archdiocese and the parishes, as well as between parishes.

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IFRC 4th Letter to Pastors

October 1, 2009

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The following letter was sent as an update to pastors on the work of the IFRC on October 1, 2009.

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IFRC May/June Consultation Materials

June 1, 2009

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Please see below for the text of the video shown at the second round of regional consultations for the Improved Financial Relationship Committee (IFRC) in late May and early June 2009.

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IFRC 3rd Letter to Pastors

May 1, 2009

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The following letter was sent as an update to pastors on the work of the IFRC on May 1, 2009.

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IFRC Feb/March Consultation Materials

March 1, 2009

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There are 6 regional consultations for Clergy to discuss the Improved Financial Relationship Committee (IFRC) in late February and early March 2009. At the consultations, co-chair Stephen Barrett has led attendees through a powerpoint presentation and then Scot Landry and the other IFRC members present joined Steve to answer pastor questions. Please CLICK HERE FOR […]

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IFRC 2nd Letter to Pastors

February 4, 2009

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The following letter was sent to pastors as an update on the work of the IFRC on Feb. 4, 2009.

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IFRC Letter #1 to Pastors

November 25, 2008

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The following letter was sent to pastors as an introduction to the IFRC on Nov. 25, 2008.

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Boston.com: Archdiocese Reexamining Parish Fees

October 9, 2008

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Boston.com’s Michael Paulsen wrote an article on the launch of the Improved Financial Relationship Committee (IFRC). Please CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE.

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