Tag: stewardship

Gratitude brews stewardship best, conference speaker says

Gratitude brews stewardship best, conference speaker says

| August 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

“I was fortunate to work for the ‘King of Beers’ for 29 years, and now I hope to work for the King of Kings for the rest of my life,” Baranowski told more than 150 people gathered for the Region 8 International Catholic Stewardship Council Conference at St. Ambrose of Woodbury in Woodbury Aug. 17, hosted this year by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Catholics find opportunities to invest, contribute for good

Catholics find opportunities to invest, contribute for good

| Susan Klemond | February 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

To receive insights and updates to help them in what is often more long-term stewardship, the Vanden Plases and more than 200 other individual donors, financial advisors, and representatives of parishes and other Catholic organizations attended the St. Paul-based foundation’s 22nd annual investment conference Feb. 8 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

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St. Joseph, Red Wing, nabs max giving in one day

St. Joseph, Red Wing, nabs max giving in one day

| November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Parishioners at St. Joseph in Red Wing make Give to the Max Day one festive event, which has paid off with a second-straight finish in the top 10 for the statewide one-day giving push. St. Joseph finished sixth this year Nov. 17 with $127,766.13 from 69 gifts.

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Bringing Christ to the caucus

Bringing Christ to the caucus

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | February 17, 2016 | 2 Comments

Venturing into the political realm today can be an unappealing prospect. Sometimes it seems that American politics appeals to our base fears and prejudices, while advancing only the special interests of a powerful few.

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Donations to bring relief to Nepal earthquake victims, world’s needy

Donations to bring relief to Nepal earthquake victims, world’s needy

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Your gifts are going to help those who need help in earthquake-ravaged Nepal and elsewhere around the globe.

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Stewardship of creation begins at home

Stewardship of creation begins at home

| Chiara Dowell | June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the spring of 2014, my husband and I sold our 40-acre grass farm in southwest Wisconsin where we raised cheviot sheep. I still remember the moment I realized we were going to buy our current “river’s edge garden farm.” It was not exactly love at first sight of the 100-year-old farm house and overgrown six-acre lot.

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A new approach to responsible investing

A new approach to responsible investing

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

How to integrate investing with Catholic social justice principles highlighted at Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota’s annual conference

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When you give to your parish, where does your money go?

When you give to your parish, where does your money go?

| December 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

When you put your offering in the collection basket at Mass, make an electronic gift or give a special year-end donation to your parish, *92 cents of every dollar you give stays in your parish or supports initiatives as determined by your parish.

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Building God’s kingdom: Gratitude provides motivation for stewardship, presenter says

Building God’s kingdom: Gratitude provides motivation for stewardship, presenter says

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

When most people hear the word stewardship, their minds leap to money. But stewardship in the Catholic sense involves much more than money — it’s a calling and a way of life.

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It’s not too early to think about your parish festival

It’s not too early to think about your parish festival

| Tom Bengtson | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s Lent, so that means it’s time to think about your parish’s fall festival. The annual fundraiser may be six months away, but many parishes already have identified volunteers to head up the organizing effort.

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Helping hungry neighbors

Helping hungry neighbors

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 100 seventh- and eighth-grade students from St. Hubert School in Chanhassen spent March 12 at Cub Foods purchasing items to donate to People Reaching Out to Other People, a local food shelf and multi-service organization serving the Chanhassen and Eden Prairie area.

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Being grateful stewards and grateful believers

Being grateful stewards and grateful believers

| Daniel Conway | September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

But just saying thanks isn’t really enough. Yes, we are expected to acknowledge in words the gift or benefit we have received, but we are expected to acknowledge it in action, too.

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