Content Editor Further below you'll find information on our two collections, the expenditure they provide for, and different ways that you are able to contribute. But firstly we provide you with the report for the past Financial Year for the operational income and expenditure of the parish (which is provided for from the Second Collection): Click here for the Parish Financial Report for the 2019 - 20 Financial Year .Click here for the Parish Financial Report for the 2018 -19 Financial Year Click here for the Parish Financial Report for the 2017-18 Financial Year Click here for the Parish Financial Report for the 2016-17 Financial Year Click here for the Parish Financial Report 2015-16 Financial Year Click here for the Parish Financial Report for the 2014-15 Financial Year Click here for Parish Financial Report for the 2013-14 Financial Year Click here for the Parish Maintenance Plan First and Second Collections - What's the Difference? Each weekend at Mass the collections take place in our parish, one immediately after the other, at the end of the Prayers of the Faithful. Firstly a wooden bowl is passed around - this is the First Collection; it is immediately followed by a wicker basket for the Second Collection. The First Collection provides, in the first place, for the priests of the parish: their monthly stipend, household food expenses, household electricity and cleaning expenses. This collection also contributes to a central fund which provides for the health care of priests and for the care and upkeep of retired priests. The Second Collection provides the income for all the running expenses of the parish - staff employment, insurance, maintenance, maintaining and operating the Parish Office, liturgical supplies, water, waste collection, and most importantly - parish ministries and services. Ways to Contribute Please click HERE for all the details on ways to support our parish financially.