Supporting Your Parish
March 20, 2020

With the suspension of public Masses and social distancing in place to support community efforts to slow the spread of illness, a reality our parishes face is that basic operational expenses are addressed through active participation in offertory giving. The intent is for our parishes to continue ministering and serving our communities through this time, […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update:
March 19, 2020

Office of Stewardship & Development It is our hope and prayer that the faithful of the Diocese of St. Petersburg remains healthy and steadfast, keeping God at the center of our lives and the lives of our families and those we love and serve. Understanding that it is times like this when we as Church […]

Spring 2020 Workshop POSTPONED
March 18, 2020

In compliance with guidelines for public meetings and events, we are postponing the final Spring 2020 workshop until further notice. When we are able to reschedule, we will notify all those on our Stewardship formation e-lists. God bless and peace be with you, The Office of Stewardship & Development Staff

Spring 2020 Stewardship Workshop Series – 2 of 3 Announced!
February 10, 2020

The Office of Stewardship and Development is hosting three FREE ½ day workshops this spring open to anyone looking to make stewardship a way of life in their parish or school. Our focus is “hospitality”, one of the key elements of our diocesan mission, Courageously Living the Gospel, and one of the seven pillars of […]

Spring 2020 Stewardship Workshop Series – 1 of 3 Announced!
January 8, 2020

The Office of Stewardship and Development is hosting three FREE ½ day workshops this spring open to anyone looking to make stewardship a way of life in their parish or school. Our focus is “hospitality”, one of the key elements of our diocesan mission, Courageously Living the Gospel, and one of the seven pillars of […]

Make your Year-End Gift
December 17, 2019

2020 is quickly approaching! A fresh start, a fresh year, a new beginning. Before all of us take that step into the new year, there is still time to make a difference in this one. All gifts given by December 31st count for 2019 and help reduce your tax burden before we start our new […]

2020 Msgr. McGread Stewardship Conference being held at Bethany Center
November 1, 2019

The nationally recognized Msgr. McGread Stewardship Conference will take place at our Bethany Center in Lutz on January 30th. Catholic Stewardship Consultants, Inc., the conference organizers, are pleased to offer top-notch stewardship formation developed with the assistance and guidance of renowned stewardship pastor and long-time stewardship advisor, Msgr. Thomas McGread. Msgr. McGread, who passed away […]

Fall 2019 Stewardship Workshop Series – 1 of 2 Announced!
October 23, 2019

The Office of Stewardship and Development is hosting two FREE ½ day workshops this fall open to anyone looking to make stewardship a way of life in their parish or school. This year, the focus is “hospitality”, one of the key elements of our diocesan mission, Courageously Living the Gospel, and one of the seven […]

2019 ICSC Conference in Chicago
August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019 –  Registration is open for 57th Annual International Catholic Stewardship Council (ICSC)  Conference scheduled for October 6-9, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Following in the footsteps of Jesus, and journeying through our diocesan mutually-shared vision, Courageously Living the Gospel, this year’s ICSC Conference offers us tremendous resources, experiences, and professional testimony on how […]

#GivingTuesday – a national day of giving!
August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019 –   #GivingTuesday kicks off the giving season on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.    What is #GivingTuesday you might ask? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  Immediately following our national day of thanks (Thanksgiving), retailers get us focused on HUGE sales (Black Friday, Cyber […]