Stewardship Parish Resources & Media

Stewardship Resources

Stewardship: Growing in a New Way of Life

Stewardship Weekend – November 2-3

Training Dates and Materials Coming Soon

International Catholic Stewardship Council

Updated monthly with new reflections. These materials can be downloaded and printed or included in your parish bulletin.

“THE GOOD STEWARD” E-NEWSLETTER

Dan Conway is a veteran in the world of Christian Stewardship. He personally knew Archbishop Thomas Murphy, who was instrumental in writing the USCCB Pastoral Letter on Stewardship in 1992, and has been a regular presenter at the International Catholic Stewardship Council Conferences over the years as well as presents at various diocesan functions. He has a monthly e-newsletter called “The Good Steward” that you can subscribe to. His monthly reflections are archived on this site as well for your inspiration.

Impact monthly stewardship reflection

By Leisa Anslinger
Sponsored by the Orange Catholic Foundation Parish Stewardship Education Ministry
Updated Monthly with new reflections
(These materials can be downloaded and reprinted for handouts or printed in parish bulletins)

ENGLISH
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The links and password are the same each month:
English: 2019Impact
English
Click on image above to read “STEWARDSHIP: A DISCIPLE’S RESPONSE”
Tenth Anniversary Edition
SPANISH
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The links and password are the same each month:
Spanish: 2019Impacto
Spanish
Tithing Article - Fr. Andrew Kemberling
Click on image above to read “STEWARDSHIP SPIRITUALITY: TITHING IS OUR WORTHY AND HOLY GIFT”

For This You Were Called: Be Thankful - A Pastoral Letter on Stewardship

By: Cardinal Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles

Stewardship is more than about giving

By: Greg Mellen, OC Catholic

Understanding Stewardship

By: OC Catholic Staff


Stewardship Resources for Catholic Schools and Parish R/E Programs

Resource List 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)

Stewardship Clipart


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

Resources

2016 Region XI Stewardship Conference

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Resources

2014 Region XI Stewardship Conference

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Media


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.