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Support your church, your ministries,
your community and beyond

When you make a financial contribution to your parish, you are making a personal investment in its mission and ministry. In doing so, you join others in your parish family doing the work of the Church by supporting those in your own community and beyond.

There are a number of ways to financially support Saint Gregory Church. If you have any questions or would like assistance with your gift, please call the Parish Office at 650-345-8506 or email Paula Ceccotti at

Weekly Offering Envelopes, Cash or Check

Envelopes, cash or checks ay be offered during Mass, dropped off or mailed to the parish office at 2715 Hacienda Street, San Mateo, CA 94403. We gladly accept cash donations; however, if you want us to record your contribution and include it on your end-of-year statement for income tax purposes, we can only do so if you use envelopes or contribute by check AND are a registered parishioner of Saint Gregory Church.

To register, please fill out the registration form at

Automatic Bank Payments

Set up to make monthly or weekly donations using your bank or credit union's online program. . When giving with automatic payments, your bank mails checks to Saint Gregory Church from your account and we receive 100% of your donation.

Online Giving

Vanco’s GIVEPlus Online and GIVEPlus Mobile* allows you to deduct your donation automatically from a checking, savings or credit card account. You can set up online giving either as a one-time or recurring gift. It’s easy, safe and secure. GIVEPlus Online also helps individuals and families remain faithful in their giving even when they are out of town or unable to attend a weekend Mass. Manage your account and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet.

From your computer:

  • Go to St Gregory's secure Vanco page at
  • Click on the Create Profile button, the
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your recurring contributions.

From your phone or tablet:

  • Download the free GivePlus Mobile App (Vanco) from the App Store or Google Play
  • Install the GivePlus Mobile Ap
  • Find our church by ZIP code [94403] or by searching for our Church name [St. Gregory Catholic Church
  • Sign In if you already have a GivePlus (Vanco) login, Create an Account (follow the instructions), or make a one-time donation by clicking on the Give Now button
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your donation

NOTE: Saint Gregory Church is charged a processing fee for each donation made using GivePlus Online and GivePlus Mobile


If you prefer to speak to someone over the phone to make your donation, call the Parish Office at 650 345 8506, leave a message with your name and phone number and someone will call you back to discuss your gift. Do not leave credit card or bank information on the voicemail.

Archbishop's Annual Appeal

This yearly collection helps meet the parish obligation to provide for the needs of the larger Archdiocese of San Francisco. A gift to the Archdiocese Annual Appeal supports those individuals who depend on the ministries and services of the Archdiocese The dollar amount we are taxed each year represents approximately 20% of our Sunday/Christmas/Easter collections. This tax is established by the Archdiocese of San Francisco and is required of all parishes. Your participation as a St. Gregory parishioner is vital. All parishioners are asked to participate at some level.

Matching Gifts

Many companies sponsor matching gift programs that match charitable contributions made by their employees. Double the impact of your gift by stretching your donation dollars. Most companies match gifts on a 1:1 ratio, while a few companies match gifts 2:1 or more. To check if your company has a Matching Gifts program, contact the person in your office responsible for Corporate Giving – usually in your HR department.

Stock or other Securities

Designating that stock or other securities proceeds go to your parish may create valuable tax benefits for you. For example, donating to a non-profit can save you from paying capital gains tax of the appreciated value if you’ve held the stock for at least a year. Contact Paula Ceccotti at or 650 345 8506 for more information on donating stock.

Estate and Planned Giving

Including St. Gregory Parish or School in your estate plans can be a wonderful way of remembering just how much the St. Gregory Parish Family has meant to you and those you love over the years. Naming your parish as a beneficiary in your estate leaves a legacy of faith and support for generations to come. All interested individuals are encouraged to generously consider the Parish in your estate planning.