Scholarships Available for Stewardship Conference in September!

The Office of Stewardship and Development is sponsoring three (3) scholarships for the International Catholic Stewardship Conference (ICSC) being held in Orlando, Florida September 12-15, 2021. The scholarship is open to Parish Leaders from all 79 parishes and missions of the Diocese of St. Petersburg who are looking to participate in the conference for the …

Equipped for the Job

An integral part of our diocesan vision to courageously live the Gospel is to equip our people as Missionary Disciples inspired to invite and accompany others in their journey to Christ. The question is, in times when we are encouraged to maintain distance, how do you accomplish this? The Office of Evangelization & Missionary Discipleship …

Behind the Scenes of a Live Stream Event with Bishop Parkes

A giving society is established by organizations to give thanks to those who make it possible for them to fulfill their mission. While this is usually done through in-person events, the Diocese of St. Petersburg courageously jumped into the unknown last November to launch their Mater Dei Giving Society virtually. “For the last couple of …

2020 Msgr. McGread Stewardship Conference being held at Bethany Center

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!

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 …