St. Magaret Mary is located within the Glenview and Trestle Glen neighborhoods of Oakland.  The Parish Church’s address is 1219 Excelsior Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610.

You may call the Parish Office at (510) 482-0596; or send us an email at parishoffice@stmargaretm.org

Our Parish’s Administrative Assistant’s, Laryssa Rutkowska’s, business hours are Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays from 9am-5pm; and every 4th Saturday from 10.30am to 2.30pm.

You may reach Fr. Glenn Naguit at gnaguit@stmargaretm.org or at extension 202.

You may reach Canon Olivier Meney at oakland@institute-christ-king.org or at extension 203.

ONLINE GIVING:

Support St. Margaret Mary’s through a one-time, or on-going donation through ParishPay.

ParishPay, recently acquired by Liturgical Publications, has 10 years of experience serving religious organizations. ParishPay makes it convenient for Parishioners to make donations to their Parish. Each year, ParishPay facilitates hundreds of millions of dollars of giving through our online payment solution.

ParishPay’s easy-to-use website offers Parishioners the flexibility to make online donations with a credit or debit card – for offertory gifts, special collections, capital campaigns and appeals.

We encourage all our parishioner households to consider taking advantage of this convenient, secure and cost effective method of supporting the parish. There is no cost to you for this service and your donations through Parish Pay benefits the Parish from both a cash flow and budgeting perspective.

Using the Parish Pay service eliminates the need to write weekly checks; allows you to plan/schedule your donations as far as one year in advance; and, ensures that your contributions are being received by St. Margaret Mary even when you are out of town or on vacation. In addition, the system allows you to make ‘one time’ or special donations when and as frequently as you desire. Furthermore, you have the choice of having your donation charged to your checking account or to your credit card.

During the summer months, using ParishPay becomes a great way to support the Parish even while away.

 

How Do I Sign Up With Parish Pay?

 

Signing up is easy and quick.

You can sign up online clicking on ParishPay.  If you will be donating via direct debit to your bank account, you will need your bank’s routing number and your account number which you can get off one of your checks or bank statement. Your monthly donation will be debited from your bank account or card on the 5th or 25th (or both) of each month. You decide which is best for you.

No computer? No problem! Even if you don’t have or use a computer you can still use the Parish Pay program. Just phone Parish Pay’s customer service center and they will sign you up. Their customer service center can be reached seven days a week, 24 hours a day at: 1-866 PARISH1 (1-866-727-4741).

Participants receive monthly debit acknowledgements from Parish Pay in addition to end of year statements for record keeping and tax purposes. You can make changes whenever needed by simply going online or calling customer service.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:

1. How do I calculate how much to give each month for my regular Offertory donation?

To determine your monthly offertory donation amount, multiply your weekly donation amount by 52 and then divide by 12.

 

2. What about second and special collections?

You can also make donations to second and. special collections using Parish Pay. All of the second and special collections for St. Margaret Mary Church for the year are listed at the Parish Pay website.

3. If I use Parish Pay, what do I do with my weekly envelopes?

If you sign up to make your donations to St. Margaret Mary Church through Parish Pay, you can still put your weekly envelopes in the collection basket. Just make a notation of “pp” in the amount section on the envelope before placing it in the basket.

4. How do I make a one-time donation?

You can also use Parish Pay to make a one-time donation any time during the year. Just go to parishpay.com, login to your account and enter the contribution amount in the “Special Collection” box. Or you can call their customer service center at 1-866-727-4741. Just mention St. Margaret Mary Church in Oakland CA when making the donation.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact our Parish Office: Fr Glenn Naguit: 510-482-0596, ext. 202

Thank you for supporting St. Margaret Mary. 

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