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St. Mary, Woodstock
312 Lincoln Avenue
Woodstock, IL 60098

Cemetery Endowment
The purpose of the Endowment program is to provide, through a program of planned giving, financial resources for the long-term continuation and growth of St. Mary Parish, its mission, programs and physical plant, and to provide the financial means to enable St. Mary Parish to meet its changing needs and demands. The Cemetery Fund is used as a conduit for gifts designated for the maintenance of St. Mary Cemetery or for the perpetual care of individual cemetery sites.

Parish Endowment
The purpose of the endowment program is to provide, through a program of planned giving, financial resources for the long-term continuation and growth of St. Mary Parish, its mission, programs and physical plant, and to provide the financial means to enable St. Mary Parish to meet its changing needs and demands. The Parish Fund is designed to provide funds for the maintenance, renovation and improvement of the Parish Church and other facilities and to provide funds for the existing and future ministries within the Parish, and for such other uses as may enable the Parish to meet its present and future needs.

Parish-Poor of the Parish
The earnings from this endowment will be used to benefit the poor of the parish, food, clothing, shelter, PADS, St. Mary Outreach, St. Vincent de Paul, etc.

Religious Education Endowment
The account has been established in November 2000, by the Board of Directors of the McHenry County Catholic Education Foundation with funds from the dissolution of the Foundation to continue the purposes as designated when the Foundation was established in 1973. To operate exclusively for religious, educational, and charitable purposes. To provide financial support to all facets of Catholic education within the parish including Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, adult education, and any other present or future Catholic education programs. To reduce, but not guarantee the reduction of parish assessments levied to meet operating costs of the religious education programs; to reduce but not guarantee the reduction of tuition, fees and other assessments levied against students participating in the religious education programs; to reduce but not guarantee the reduction of the cost of education for needy students by providing scholarships; and to assist any other worthy educational programs or projects.

School Endowment
The purpose of the endowment program is to provide, through a program of planned giving, financial resources for the long-term continuation and growth of St. Mary Parish, its mission, programs and physical plant, and to provide the financial means to enable St. Mary Parish to meet its changing needs and demands. The purpose of the Education Fund is to provide funds for the maintenance, operation and improvement of the St. Mary School building and grounds, teachers' salaries, educational program development and enhancement, and other such purposes that may perpetuate the Living Gospel of Christ in the minds and lives of our Parish family by providing education in Catholic doctrine and principles to all.

School-Guardian Angel Tuition Assistance
The earnings from this endowment will be used to provide tuition assistance fo rSt. Mary School, Woodstock