Sacramental Blessings & Rites

Sacramental Stipends

Customary Offering Amounts

From time to time people ask about giving offerings in response to services that the Church provides. While there is no charge for the administration of the sacraments and sacramentals (and no one may be deprived because of financial inability), the following requested amounts are those set by the Bishop. 


  • Baptisms $100
  • Weddings $1,000
  • Funerals $300
  • House and building blessings $100
  • Car Blessings $50

St. James Catholic Church is a nonprofit corporation and no goods or services are provided in return for charitable donations. St. James Catholic Church Federal Tax ID is 87-4445325.