Definitions of Stewardship

Category: Stewardship.

Definitions of Stewardship

It is difficult to teach or practice stewardship, unless we have a clear understanding of exactly what stewardship is. If we wish to embrace stewardship, we must gradually learn to embrace every definition or aspect of stewardship.

  • Scripture Based

    All of the teachings of stewardship come directly from the Gospels, the Old Testament and the letters of the New Testament. Stewardship is not a new fad, or... Read More

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Archbishop Miller 2010 Stewardship Conference Message

Category: Stewardship.

Stewardship in the Archdiocese of Vancouver

Welcome Message from Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB

At the Archdiocese of Vancouver Stewardship Conference

Held on November 12 to 13, 2010 at St. Helen's Parish, Burnaby



Dear Fathers; Ladies and Gentlemen: 

I want to begin by thanking you for your presence here this evening, an encouraging sign of your interest in and commitment to stewardship in our local Church.... Read More

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Stewardship A Way of Life

Category: Stewardship.

Stewardship is a Way of Life

Stewardship is a way of life. The Stewardship Office is committed to promoting the spirit of stewardship in all aspects of the Christian living. We support parishes by developing, fostering and facilitating leadership and formation in stewardship. Stewardship is an all encompassing lifestyle, a life of total accountability to God through responsible Christian living. It begins by acknowledging God as the creator and owner of... Read More

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Stewardship Gifts

Category: Stewardship.

Gifts

Receiving, Cultivating, Sharing & Returning Gifts

When it comes to handling our gifts, good stewardship requires four different types of actions

  1. Receiving God's gifts gratefully and recognizing that everything is a gift from God
  2. Cultivating our gifts responsibly, cherishing and tending them in a responsible and accountable manner
  3. Sharing our gifts with others, lovingly and in justice
  4. Returning... Read More

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Call to Stewardship

Category: Stewardship.

Call to Stewardship

Every baptized person is endowed with indispensable gifts for the service of the Church and the world. In light of this, Catholics are called to embrace stewardship as a way of life, acknowledging God as the creator and giver of all that they have, who they are, and ever will be.

By taking care of one another, seeing that no one is in need, the early church prospered and grew. Our Synod encouraged us to listen to the Spirit. Our... Read More

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