5.F.5 Mass Associations and Pious Foundations

1. The solicitation and collection of Mass stipends by religious communities or others through intermediaries who make a profit from it is prohibited and must be reported to the chancery. [1]

2. If Mass obligations cannot be fulfilled within a year, unless the donor had consented to a longer period, the diocesan bishop is to be contacted. [2]



[1] c. 947; c. 1385; and see c. 1380. 

[2] c. 956.


Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor