“Go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” (Mark 10:21)
Jesus asked people for sacrifice, for repentance and even for a significant financial gift in the story of the rich young man who asks Jesus what is necessary for salvation. There are many ways to raise the funds necessary to fulfill the mission of the parish. Some are far more effective and beneficial than others.
The PDF version of the above document can be found here: Effectiveness of Various Fundraising Methods
The PDF version of the file above can be found here: Qualification of Fundraising Methods