Stewardship Day to offer practical ideas, networking opportunities

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Region VIII Stewardship Day is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at St. Peter in Mendota.

The collaborative effort is hosted and sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the other nine dioceses in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

The conference is open to pastors, associates, deacons, parish and finance council members, stewardship committee members, school principals, directors of religious education, youth and campus ministers, diocesan and parish staff, and others who are interested in embracing stewardship as a way of life.



Attendees will:

  • Learn more about stewardship as a way of life.
  • Discover practices that will work well in their own parish/diocese
  • Develop relationships with, and find resources from, conference sponsors.
  • Network with other area Catholics.

Variety of presenters

Presenters include Archbishop John Nienstedt, Father Darrin J.G. Gurr, Charles Zech and Nathan Dungan.



Father Gurr is a priest of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg, Manitoba, who has facilitated workshops, conferences, study days and retreats on stewardship throughout Canada and the United States.

Zech is a professor of economics and director of The Center for the Study of Church Management at Villanova University.

He is the author of several books on church management and stewardship, including “Best Practices in Parish Stewardship.”

Dungan is the founder and president of Share Save Spend. For more than 20 years, Dungan has been helping individuals and families align their values with their money decisions.

Register now

Register online by April 15. Cost is $20 per person and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

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