The Office of Stewardship
Catholic Way of Life: Foundational Stewardship
“For I know well the plans I have in mind for you . . plans for your welfare and not for woe, so as to give you a future of hope.”
“And this is the will of the one who sent me,
that I should not lose anything of what he gave me”
Every Sunday Tommy’s family drove to a funny looking building, with a lowercase “t” on the roof. Tommy knew it was a “t” because Tommy had just finished first grade and he knew how to write and read all the letters
Merry Christmas from the Office of Stewardship.
The Office of Stewardship wishes you a Blessed Thanksgiving!
“And everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for the sake of my name will receive a hundred times more, and will inherit eternal life.” Matthew 19:29
And everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for the sake of my name will receive a hundred times more, and will inherit eternal life.”
“Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled. ” Luke 1:45
“Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled. ”
“The river over which every soul must pass to reach the kingdom of heaven is suffering, the boat which carries souls across the river is love
and humility is the virtue that gets us on the boat. ”
“I will pray that your next Bishop is a man worthy of your love.”
“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, unfortunately, not true.”
For many years, stewardship in the Catholic Church was often distilled into three words: time, talent and treasure.
Living a Catholic Way of Life (stewardship) allows us to cultivate gratitude and trust and bears the fruit of joy in our lives.
The Diocese of Rapid City’s Office of Stewardship offers some practical tips for individuals desiring to live joyful, peaceful and ordered lives rooted in Jesus
Knowing your why frees you to be inspirational and helps you witness to the saving power of Jesus both as individuals and as parishes.
The fruits of Stewardship in the Diocese of Wichita are possible in the Diocese of Rapid City. Take a look at these statistics!
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 weekly emails more accessible and useful for you.
Sometimes it is easiest to describe what something is by stating what it is NOT. Stewardship is not merely . .
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.
It’s so easy to get focused on the work before us, but if we are striving to live a Catholic Way of Life, love must be our primary focus and goal.
“Patience is not simply the ability to wait — it’s how we behave while we are waiting.”
Living this Catholic Way of Life
Looking to deepen your practice of one of the four Stewardship Pillars? Click the image of the one below to find the best of our blogs and resources for each pillar.
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