The Office of Stewardship
Catholic Way of Life: Lively Faith
The Office of Stewardship2019 Summit. Our Story. Created. Captured. Rescued.I know that we are just beginning to enjoy the summer, but I wanted to take a minute to encourage you to look toward the fall for a minute. I wanted to share with you my excitement about this...read more
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 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 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 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 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 Stewardship“I Used to Think My Mom Lived in the Laundry Room!”Last October, the Chancery staff retreat was led by Deacon James Keating of the Archdiocese of Omaha. One of the stories he told us has come to my mind recently as we approach the season of...read more
The Office of StewardshipAre You a Life-long Learner? "But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we also await a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ." Phil 3:20 Recently, I attended daily Mass at Our Lady of the Black Hills. Fr. Andrzej said in his homily that...read more
The Office of StewardshipEveryone We Encounter Is a GiftThe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has once again invited us to pray a novena for Life as we prepare to commemorate the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court Decision which legalized abortion...read more
The Office of StewardshipThe Sacrifice of Being Welcoming This Sunday we celebrate the feast of the Baptism of the Lord. The Gospel reading recounts Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist in the Jordan. After Jesus comes up out of the water, heaven was opened and a...read more
The Office of StewardshipThe Lord Cannot Fill Up a Cup Already Full “A branch shall sprout from the root of Jesse, and the glory of the Lord will fill the whole earth, and all flesh will see the salvation of God.” Entrance Antiphon for today (December 20, 2018) The...read more
The Office of Stewardship“Time is our treasure, the “money” with which to buy eternity.” “We do not bring God into time; He is the Creator of time. In the mystery of the Incarnation, the Eternal Word through whom the universe was created entered into time to re-create...read more
The Office of StewardshipNew Year’s Resolutions The custom of making New Year’s Resolutions goes back thousands of years. There is evidence that the Babylonians had a New Year’s celebration which included promises to pay debts and return any borrowed objects. ...read more
The Office of StewardshipBartimaeus the Steward In response to my email of October 11th, I heard back from several of you who shared with me some of the ways your parish is paying attention to the small details in order to be more hospitable. Thank you! Here are a...read more
The Office of StewardshipWisdom from Archbishop Murphy Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist The ancient tradition of the Church holds that St. Luke was a doctor from Syria. He traveled with St. Paul and was with him in Rome when St. Paul died. He then traveled to Greece...read more
The Office of StewardshipThe Summit is Stewardship Sometimes people wonder how an event like the Summit is connected to Stewardship and why this office coordinates what is clearly an event whose primary goal is evangelization and time for renewal for the faithful. ...read more
The Office of StewardshipSummit 2018 – Quite the Party! As the saying goes, it must have been quite a party! I know the picture is a bit dark, but hopefully you can get the sense that I could hardly walk into my office on Monday. We...read more
The Office of StewardshipCongratulations BHSU Newman Center! Congratulations to the staff and members of the new Newman Center serving Black Hills State University! The Office of Stewardship rejoices with the staff and students at the Black Hills Newman Center on the...read more
The Office of StewardshipIt’s Not Enough Just to Be ‘DecentThe second pillar of our Stewardship initiative is “Lively Faith” which includes Prayer, Study and Formation. This is the time of year when we are all gearing up to either participate in or lead the...read more
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