Posts Tagged ‘Collection plate’

Backlash after tap and go collection plate launched

Monday, October 1st, 2018

St. Mary’s Cathedral in Australia is taking heat for implementing a tap and go collection plate. The Roman Catholic cathedral in Sydney announced the moved on its Facebook page, but the outcry was so swift that the post was deleted soon after. Read more Related Posts:I am a Catholic now: Britney Spears’ claim disappearsArchbishop Cordileone Read more

Pay-wave collection plate in Paris church

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

A Paris diocese says it will introduce a system allowing contactless card payments during Sunday’s mass at Saint Francois de Molitor, a church located in an upscale and conservative Paris neighbourhood. Five connected collection baskets with a traditional design will be handed out to mass attenders during the service. They will choose on a screen Read more

Parish asks for lottery tickets to go in collection plate

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

A cash-strapped parish in Italy has asked parishioners to put scratch and win lottery cards on the offertory plate rather than money. A flyer on a door of San Martino church in Cigola near Brescia announced the move. “We all know we need help,” read the flyer. “So with a smile and without making givers Read more

New IPhone app creates ‘digital collection plate’

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Catholics in San Francisco are now able to donate to their local church using a free iPhone app. The “digital collection plate” stems from a partnership between the Archdiocese of San Francisco and Evergive. It is also available on Android. The app also simplifies creating new donation categories for special causes, be they for Nepal Read more