The Office of Stewardship
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The Office of Stewardship"I have called a Holy Year of the Eucharist in the Diocese of Rapid City." Bishop Robert Gruss, Proclamation of the Year of the Eucharist In a little over a week, we will enter into the Year of the Eucharist. It is an exciting time for the...read more
The Office of StewardshipSummer Hospitality Tips It seems that summer is finally making its way to Western South Dakota. For many in our Diocese, summer means the arrival of out-of-town guests and tourists to our homes and churches. I was reminded of the young...read more
The Office of Stewardship'God will not give you more than you can handle.' "Many people in an attempt to be kind will say to someone suffering, 'God will not give you more than you can handle.' This is a nice thought, it might seem comforting . . . but it is,...read more
The Office of StewardshipA Unique Stewardship for a Unique Place For many years, stewardship in the Catholic Church was often distilled into three words: time, talent and treasure. It was a catchy alliteration and it had value. It very concisely categorized the many...read more
The Office of StewardshipSo Many Choices!Modern American culture offers us more choices on how to spend our time than in any time in the history of humankind. In many ways, these opportunities are blessings; but the sheer number of opportunities also poses...read more
The Office of StewardshipStewardship, why bother?Do you ever take the time to think about the people you admire the most? I don't mean the people you just read about or watch on t.v. I mean the real people you interact with in your daily life. Of these folks, who are...read more
The Office of StewardshipPractical Ways to Live out Stewardship A Christian Steward commits to developing certain attitudes and has a particular way of looking at the world. For instance, a steward recognizes that God is the owner of all things, they practice...read more
The Office of StewardshipKnowing Your Why As this video so beautifully illustrates, knowing what you do isn't enough. Knowing why you do what you do can free us to be truly inspirational! The Stewardship initiative in the Diocese of Rapid City is all about...read more
The Office of StewardshipThe Fruits of Stewardship – WOW! Foundational Stewardship | 0 commentsIf you are new to stewardship, you might never have heard some of the success of promoting stewardship as a Way of Life in the Diocese of Wichita. In 2017 and 2018, the...read more
The Office of Stewardship"See I Make All Things New" In this week's Gospel, Jesus gives us a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so also you should love one another. (cf John 13:34) The commandment to love others is not really new. In the Old...read more
The Office of StewardshipIntroducing...Our beautiful new Catholic Way of Life blog! Back in January I wrote this to our email subscribers: "One of the projects we have been working on in the Office of Stewardship is exploring ways to make the information in past...read more
The Office of StewardshipWhat is Stewardship? (Hint: it's much more than a $ sign.) Sometimes it is easiest to describe what something is by stating what it is NOT. Stewardship is not merely about how we spend our money. It is certainly is not simply a fancy word used...read more
The Office of StewardshipA Christian Steward Trusts Last Sunday was Divine Mercy Sunday and I have my Divine Mercy image in a prominent place with it's gentle reminder, "Jesus, I trust in You" both challenging and comforting me this week. The day before yesterday the...read more
The question I am challenged to ask is, “If I die tomorrow, will I regret the choices I made today?”read more
The Office of StewardshipExperiencing the Story “Not having any righteousness of my own... but that which comes through faith in Christ... depending on faith to know him and the power of His resurrection." Phil 3: 9-10 I have been thinking this week about the biblical...read more
The Office of StewardshipLove Should Be Our Primary Motivation “Don't push where the Holy Spirit is leading." Fr. Charles Lachowitzer On Monday and Tuesday the Bishop, the Chancery staff, most of our priests and many of those who work in parishes were here at Terra...read more
The Office of StewardshipFinding Ourselves the Outsider “My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours." Luke 15: 31 I know it was last Sunday's gospel, but the story of the Prodigal Son is just one of those that stick with you! It is such a rich...read more
The Office of StewardshipThe Joy of the Resurrection is Coming! “Even now return to me with your whole heart for I am gracious and merciful." Gospel Antiphon, Tuesday the 3rd Week of Lent Often when I am teaching as a catechist, I find myself saying, "In Catholicism...read more
The Office of Stewardship“Patience is not simply the ability to wait–it’s how we behave while we are waiting.” Joyce MeyerThis Sunday's 2nd reading from St. Paul's Letter to the Corinthians, cautions the Christian church in Corinth (and us!), not to grumble as some...read more
The Office of StewardshipChristian Stewards Are Grateful “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thess. 5:16-18 A wise co-worker noted once that St. Paul, in the passage above, does...read more
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