The Office of Stewardship
Helping you build a Stewardship Parish
and cultivate a Catholic Way of Life
The Office of Stewardship
for the Diocese of Rapid City
We are here to help rouse the heart of parishioners to become faithful Christian stewards to God’s varied grace through the cultivation of a Catholic Way of Life.
We support pastors and parish leaders with educational resources, personalized assistance, and step-by step support as they embark on the journey towards becoming Stewardship Parishes.
Are you leading a Stewardship Parish?
“Take a Pulse” of the health of your parish in 4 key areas: hospitality, faith, discipleship, and foundations via the “Characteristics of a Stewardship Parish” manual and receive tailored advice and next steps for developing and growing your parish.
Helping you live this Catholic Way of Life
“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 Sancta for Pastoral Ministry Days. Our speaker, Fr. Charles...read more
“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 story and I think every time I hear it in the...read more
“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 it is rarely either/or. We are a both/and faith!" I...read more
This 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 of the Israelites did in the desert and "suffered death by the destroyer." Yikes! It seems a strong rebuke --...read more
“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 not ask us to give thanks for all circumstances, merely...read more
"Grant O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that, as we take up battle against spiritual evils, we may be armed with weapons of self-restraint." from the Collect for Ash Wednesday The Homilist at the Mass I attended...read more
We’re here to help
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606 Cathedral Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701
2101 City Springs Rd Ste 200
Rapid City, SD 57702