Saint Rose of Lima

2016-2017 Financial Report

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Summary Report to Parish


  1. The operating budget for the fiscal year 2015-2016 ended with a surplus of $114,803.  This surplus was rolled over into the 2016-2017 fiscal year, giving the parish an ending cash-on-hand balance of $257,138.
  2.  It should be noted that $277,358 came from gifts and bequests to Saint Rose of Lima. Without these generous gifts the parish would have ended the year with a deficit of $20,200.
  3. The average monthly e-giving contribution was $4,517.
  4. The average weekly offertory (including Holy Day collections) was $14,524.  The Christmas collection was $35,087 and the Easter collection was $24,399.
  5. Profits from scrip sales played a significant part in the financial success of the Parish in the 2016-2017 fiscal year.  The profit from this fiscal year was $24,292.  That total was $3,381 less than the previous fiscal year.
  6. The 2017 Lenten Appeal assessment was $109,500.    Parishioners paid $104,087.  The shortfall of $5,413 was paid from other parish funds.
  7. The Parish debt total from existing loans from the Diocese was $239,803 at the beginning of the fiscal year and $211,459 at the end of that year.  The reduction in debt was due to the generous support of the parishioners each month.
  8. Total funds in savings accounts and cash on-hand are $1,672,592.  Of this total, $1,197,650 is being held in the Building & Capital Improvement funds account and their use is restricted.

Church Funds allocated to the following obligations:

    1. York Catholic High School - $120,328
    2. St. Rose of Lima School - $302,080
    3. St. Rose of Lima Religious Ed. - $28,741
    4. York Hospital Chaplain -  $11,539



Several maintenance projects were begun in the 2015-2016 fiscal year with an estimated cost of $22,000.  These projects were funded, in part, from the profit of the seafood dinners, 300 club ticket sales and a bequest from the Dorothy Gladfelter estate.   Due to your participation we have completed the following projects:

    1. Purchased a new stove and three fryers for the Parish Hall kitchen
    2. Repaired spouting on the Rectory
    3. Replaced the Parish Hall kitchen floor
    4. Replaced an interior wall panel in the Parish Hall kitchen
    5. Replaced the grease traps in the Parish Hall kitchen
    6. Replaced the sidewalk into the Parish office
    7. Replaced the water service pipes into the Rectory
    8. Replaced the rear door to the Rectory
    9. Painted several interior walls in the Rectory


Parish Statistics:

  1. Active families registered = 728
  2. Average number of envelopes used each week = 328
  3. Number of registered children = 402