Saint Rose of Lima

2017-2018 Financial Report

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  1. The operating budget for the fiscal year 2017-2018 ended with a deficit of $19,891.  This shortfall was covered by our cash on hand.
  2.  The average monthly e-giving contribution was $6,094.  The online monthly donations this fiscal year were $1,577 higher than the previous fiscal year.  
  3. The average weekly offertory (including Holy Day collections) was $14,868. The Christmas collection was $29,749.00 and the Easter collection was $16,099.00
  4. Profits from scrip sales played a significant part in the financial success of the Parish in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.  The profit from this fiscal year was $22,097. That total was $2,195 less than the previous fiscal year.
  5. The 2017 Lenten Appeal assessment was $106,200.   Parishioners paid $111,457.  The surplus of $6,257 was returned to the parish.
  6. The Parish debt total from existing loans from the Diocese was $211,559 at the beginning of the fiscal year and $164,035 at the end of that year. The reduction in debt was due to the generous support of the parishioners each month.
  7. Total funds in savings accounts and cash on-hand are $1,440,290. Of this total, $1,197,495 is being held in the Building & Capital Improvement funds account and their use is restricted. In 2017-2018 $17,005 in donations to the Building & Capital Improvement fund were returned to the donors.
  8. Chromebook computers were purchased for the school. This expense was covered by a generous donation.

Church Funds allocated to the following obligations:

    1. York Catholic High School - $117,922
    2. St. Rose of Lima School - $317,062
    3. St. Rose of Lima Religious Ed. – $28,900
    4. York Hospital Chaplain – $13,521


Several maintenance projects were begun in the 2017-2018 fiscal year with an estimated cost of $67,089. These projects were funded, in part, from the profit of the seafood dinners, 300 club ticket sale profit, donation from the Knights of Columbus and a bequest from the Dorothy Gladfelter estate. Due to your participation we have completed the following projects:

    1. Painted the exterior trim on the Rectory
    2. Painted the Parish Hall dining room floor
    3. Repaired spouting on the Rectory
    4. Replaced the Parish Hall kitchen stove and fryers.
    5. Replaced school intercom system (cost covered by insurance)
    6. Repaired coping on Parish Hall roof
    7. Repaired Parish Hall ceiling in two classrooms
    8. Added several CCTV cameras to parish campus locations
    9. Refurbished hardwood floors in Rectory
    10. Replaced office telephone system
    11. Install wireless network system in Parish Hall classrooms

Parish Statistics:            

  1. Active families registered = 717
  2. Average number of envelopes used each week = 356
  3. Number of registered children = 285