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Give By Text!

Give by TEXT– a quick, convenient, reliable way to give

People across all generations have become accustomed to using smartphones to make purchases and pay bills. St. Olaf now offers a powerful tool for smartphone users. Quicker than writing a check, you can use Vanco, our long time vendor for online and electronic giving by following these simple directions:


  • Send a text message to 612-979-1698.
  • Click on the link that appears.
  • Register one time only — Encrypted/PCI Level I compliant.
  • Use the dollar sign in front of your gift amount.
  • Receive a text verification and a receipt by email.
  • Remember that for each gift after your first, simply dial the phone number above and enter $ plus the amount you want to give.


Welcome to the 21st Century! Thank you for supporting St. Olaf Catholic Church. If you don’t know already, rest assured that using your smartphone is so easy, you’ll be surprised and pleased.


For help or more information, please contact: or 612-767-7635. Thank you!