How much of your income do you donate to your parish?

I was just wondering how much of your income you donate to your parish, and why you donate that certain amount?

I try to adhere to the rule of a “tenth,” but only because I can afford to do so. I’m in one of the highest-paying careers and quite successful at what I do. I have no dependants to support, so I prefer to give my money to my parish or to other worthy charities instead of spending it on flashy cars or houses or the things my colleagues spend their income on. Because I’ve given more this past year to my hometown parish to aid in building a new church, my parish priest jokingly suggested they’d name the library in my honor.

I thought these sorts of polls/posts were no longer allowed.


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