Stewardship Parish Resources & Media
2017 Stewardship Weekend and Renewal
Follow Jesus. Live in Mission.
November 4-5, 2017
Stewardship Weekend Bulletin Logo (Eng)
Adult Commitment Form
Fr. Christopher Smith 2017 Stewardship Weekend Reflections “Following Jesus”
Stewardship Weekend Bulletin Logo (Span)
Youth Commitment Form
Fr. Christopher Smith 2017 Stewardship Weekend Reflections “Living the Mission”
Please email Blegua@OrangeCatholicFoundation.org to receive the editable version of the Youth and Children’s Commitment Form.
Stewardship Resources for Catholic Schools and Parish R/E Programs
Other Parish Stewardship Resources
Following is a list of resources that will help you to understand Stewardship and its meaning and role in our parishes. For parishes beginning the Stewardship journey, the following resources are recommended:
Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response
A Pastoral Letter on Stewardship (available in English and Spanish)
By: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2002
Click here to view online or you may purchase copies by contacting Debbie Leaverton ($7.50/copy).
For Stewardship Committees, or general formation for Pastoral or Finance Councils, Pastors, Parochial Vicars and Deacons Broken into 5 sections, it is recommended that as a group you assign a section to be read prior to each meeting and then use the reflections questions at the end of each section for group reflection.
Stewardship by the Book:
Free download from Our Sunday Visitor
Stewardship Diary from Fr. Christopher Smith (Spanish)
For parishes interested in learning more about Strengths and Engagement
Growing an Engaged Church
by Albert L. Winseman
Available on: Amazon or Gallup Store
Living Your Strengths (Catholic Edition)
by Albert L. Winseman and Donald O. Clifton
Available in English and Spanish
Available at: Gallup Store
The Pillars of Parish Stewardship
Reverand John P. Lanzrath, S.T.L. is a the Director of the Office of Stewardship. Diocese of Wichita. The Pillars of Stewardship and its potential impact in the parish. Appropriate for parish leadership groups, including Stewardship Councils.
Stewardship Education in the Parish
Monsignor Thomas McGread, Pastor Emeritus, St. Francis of Assisi Church, Wichita, KS is a veteran in Stewardship, beginning his Stewardship journey over 30 years ago. Overview of Stewardship and its potential impact in the parish. Appropriate for parish leadership groups, including Stewardship Councils.
Our Parish Experience in Developing Stewardship as a way of Way of Life
Father Timothy O’Connor, Pastor, St. Joseph Church, Avon Lake, Ohio
Fr. O’Connor shares how his parish has grown with Stewardship over the years and the practical tools they have used. Appropriate for Stewardship Councils, Pastoral Councils, other parish leadership groups.
Reflections on the Pastoral Letter on Stewardship
Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy, former Archbishop of Seattle , WA – USCCB Ad Hoc Committee who wrote Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response. Appropriate for new Stewardship Council formation, Lay Ministry leader formation, Parish Pastoral Council formation, other parish groups.