Monday May 21, 2018
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Thank you for preparing and completing the Pledge Weekend. This weekend will be our First Follow-Up Weekend. Thank you to those who have already completed and submitted their first ACA Reports. We appreciate your timely manner on these reports. Attached is the Role of the ACA Secretary and or Bookkeeper, the Donor List and Parish Transmittal Forms (Excel and Word formats).


Dana Johnson, ACA Bookkeeper, also mailed the label document needed to place on the pledge cards, last week. If you did not receive them, please send her an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Important Note: Letter Concepts, the company the diocese works with and who does our ACA mailing and material, recently sent an incorrect calculation error on the pledge card.  The initial and monthly payments added together did not equal the total request amount being asked of the parishioner. This error was on the first mailing sent on October 21, 2013. Letter Concepts has mailed a corrected pledge card to each parishioner with an apology and explanation of the error.  (Attached is the Apology Letter from Letter Concepts, Inc.)

November 9/10: First Follow-Up Weekend

       Assure Appeal envelopes and pencils are available in the pews.

       Before each Mass, make certain that each pew pocket is replenished with envelopes and a sufficient number of pencils.

       Use ACA suggested Prayers of the Faithful at all Masses.

       Place announcements in bulletin and make pulpit announcements at all Masses.

Friendly Reminder to Bookkeepers:

November 7: First Report due to Development Office

       Assure Bookkeeper/Appeal Secretary submits second report to Dana Johnson at 5301-A Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA 98908-3493. This includes 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal Donor List, Parish Report Transmittal Form, Pledge Cards and Parish Check. (Donor List and Transmittal Form attached)

        Reports are due on Thursday of each week during the Appeal.

The following ACA forms are attached:

  • Role of ACA Secretary and or Bookkeeper
  • Donor List (Excel and Word Format)
  • Parish Transmittal Form (Excel and Word Format)

The ACA material/resources are also available on our website:

Should you have any questions regarding the ACA, please do not hesitate to contact Alma Benitez, Director of Stewardship and Development or Dana Johnson, ACA Bookkeeper at (509) 965-7117. Our e-mail addresses areThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.