The Archdiocese of Brisbane embraces 97 parishes, each headed by a parish priest. Many parishes have established endowment funds to perpetually support ministry. You may wish to gift a portion of your estate to either the parish generally or directly to a parish endowment fund.

Making a gift to your parish in your Will

Recommended wording for a gift to a parish within the Archdiocese of Brisbane

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for the use and benefit of general charitable, religious and educational purposes of the [ # ] [ *] In the event that the parish has changed its name or been amalgamated with another parish or parishes, this gift shall be given to the parish which at the date of my death incorporates the major area of the [ *] Parish as it exists at the time of making of this Will.”

[ # ] Insert the specific name of the Parish Endowment Fund or

[ *] Insert Parish name “situated at” and include the address of the main Parish Office