Donate via ParishPay

Introducing ParishPay for St. Michael Parish

St. Michael Parish has implemented an automated giving program called ParishPay. ParishPay is a check-free, no-cost, convenient way for you to participate in stewardship and donate to special collections, including our Restricted Major Maintenance Fund.

Enrollment Links:

ParishPay Enrollment Form
(for offline enrollment)

ParishPay Online Enrollment

If you have any additional questions, please contact Mary Marten at 630-462-5004.

St. Michael ParishPay Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

Q. What is an Automated Giving Program?

A. An automated giving program is a means to financially support St. Michael Parish through monthly contributions directly from your checking, savings, or credit card account. There is NO cost to participate in the program.

Q. How does it relate to the use of weekly envelopes?

A. Participating in the Automated Giving Program replaces the use of weekly envelopes.

Q. What happens if I feel uncomfortable not having something to physically drop into the collection basket?

A. Special donation slips are available to be dropped into the collection basket, should you wish.

Q. How do I enroll?

A. Enrollment is easy and free. There are three ways you can enroll:

  • Online at www.parishpay.com
  • By phone at 1-866-Parish-1
  • By sending an enrollment form to Barb Collins at the Parish office, 310 South Wheaton Avenue. Forms are available at the Parish office or may be downloaded here.

Q. Can I contribute to second collections including both parish and diocesan collections?

A. Yes, all automated giving participants have the opportunity to contribute to second and special collections including Christmas, Easter, Peter's Pence, and more. 

Q. How do I change information such as the amount of donation, bank account number or mailing address?

A. You can provide these changes to Barb Collins at the parish office (630-462-5003) or directly by visiting the website at www.parishpay.com

Q. Which payment methods are accepted?

A. Automated transfers from credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover), checking accounts, and savings accounts are accepted.

Q. Will I get a receipt for tax purposes?

A. St. Michael Parish will send annual statements to all participants. In addition, participants may print an annual receipt from the web site every January.

Q. Can I donate a one-time gift or pledge for a specific term?

A. Yes, one-time gifts are graciously accepted. Participants can also arrange for specific amounts to be paid over a number of months.

Q. Can I sign up to make automatic contributions even if I am not already registered with the parish or residing within the parish boundaries?

A. Yes.