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Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass

Providing compassionate spiritual care for Catholics unable to participate in holy Mass at a parish.

three stars

86.79

1205 South 70th Street Suite 701
Milwaukee, WI 53214
tel: (855) 855-6277   Web Site
EIN: 39-1420941

Board Leadership
William Thorn
Chairman

CEO
Bruno John
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.79 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Heart of the Nation produces and televises weekly Sunday Mass nationwide, providing compassionate spiritual care for Catholics unable to participate in holy Mass at a parish. For the faithful who can't get to church because of the frailties of age, illness or injury, lack of transportation, or other struggles, Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass on TV and online offers a connection with the Lord Jesus and the community of faith. Since Holy Saturday, 1984, Heart of the Nation has televised Sunday TV Mass. Today, more than 78 million TV households nationwide can tune in the Mass on the ION Network and additional channels. The online Mass makes Catholic Sunday liturgy available to travelers, troops, and others around the globe.

Heart of the Nation produces and televises weekly Sunday Mass nationwide, providing compassionate spiritual care for Catholics unable to participate in holy Mass at a parish. For the faithful who can't get to church because of the frailties of age, illness or injury, lack of transportation, or other struggles, Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass on TV and online offers a connection with the Lord Jesus and the community of faith. Since Holy Saturday, 1984, Heart of the Nation has televised Sunday TV Mass. Today, more than 78 million TV households nationwide can tune in the Mass on the ION Network and additional channels. The online Mass makes Catholic Sunday liturgy available to travelers, troops, and others around the globe.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass (WI) 86.79 three stars
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries (AR) 89.50 three stars
Luis Palau Association (OR) 88.76 three stars
In Touch Foundation (GA) 88.36 three stars
Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef (GA) 95.75 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,437,941
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,437,941
   Program Service Revenue $8,749
Total Primary Revenue $3,446,690
   Other Revenue $1,501
TOTAL REVENUE $3,448,191
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,015,865
   Administrative Expenses $170,711
   Fundraising Expenses $334,307
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,520,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-72,692
   
Net Assets $916,738

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
The Sunday TV Mass $2,307,500 76.5%
Publishing and Website $383,244 12.7%
Mass Production $324,407 10.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 86.79 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 86.79 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 84.70 three stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 82.80 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 82.81 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 39-1420941
Name in IRS Master File SANTA FE COMMUNICATIONS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,523 3.45% Bruno John Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass (WI) 86.79 three stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.84 three stars
JOY FM Radio (MO) 85.24 three stars
Need Him Global (TX) 87.55 three stars
Unity Productions Foundation (VA) 87.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass
1205 South 70th Street
Suite 701
Milwaukee, WI 53214
tel: (855) 855-6277
fax: (414) 475-3621
EIN: 39-1420941

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Board Leadership

William Thorn
Chairman

CEO

Bruno John
Executive Director

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