In my line of work I get to hear a lot of "buts." I would give more money, but , I would take the go to Mass, but , I would serve on that committee, but , I would lector, but . Sound familiar? I have heard more "buts" than I could ever have imagined. What I think is happening though, is people are justifying behaviors with excuses. Either a priest wounded someone with a decision, money is being
Did you know there is an International Council that helps parishes and diocese promote and live stewardship? Well now you know! Stop by this page monthly to read the latest happenings in stewardship. Each month a new newsletter will be posted in both Spanish and English to help you personally and your parish live stewardship. It it too important not to live. The Bishop's Pastoral says it best "Once one chooses to become a disciple of Jesus Christ, Stewardship is not an option."
If your parish would like to take Stewardship to the next level, consider joining ICSC! Serve One Another!
One main component of living a stewardship life is to recognize our uniqueness, our gifts and use the to glorify our God. The video below shows how despite a potential limit, a unique gift emerged. What potential limit is holding you back? Is it perceived?
Thank you to Pam from the Prince of Peace, Great Bend for passing along this video.
I continually search for resources to help you bring people to Christ. I found a great link that explains the Holy Mass. Full of easy to read language and fair comparisons easy to understand. Great for Gen X and Gen Y Catholics! Remember, Stewardship is the Mass! Lets understand the beginning of the journey.
I invite you to listen to the the following talks on stewardship. You will find them useful as you enter this process of stewardship conversion.