Stewardship Office

Diocese of Cleveland


Stewardship – It’s a way of life. Stewardship is more than a three-week program.  There can be a temptation to “reduce” stewardship to only asking people to sign a commitment to donate their time, talent and/or treasure.  But stewardship is much more than that.  There is a spirituality and theology behind stewardship that shows us it is about our relationship with God.  Being a good steward means living an active give and take relationship with God. It is realizing that it is because of God we have life…and we have an eternity to thank God in many ways. So how does a parish teach that to parishioners?  What kinds of steps can be taken to help parishioners begin to understand what stewardship is really all about?

Thanks to Our Sunday Visitor for their support and partnership of our stewardship efforts in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.  Click here for their website for additional helpful stewardship resources.

Browsing some of the links below will help you get answers to these questions.

Stewardship by the Book – Bulletin Bits Based on the Sunday Readings Provided by OSV (PDF Format)

Stewardship by the Book - January 2018

Electronic Giving

Advantages Of Electronic Fund Transfer

Stewardship Documents

Parish Sample - St Francis Xavier Commitment Card

Parish Sample - St Francis Xavier Youth Commitment Card

Parish Sample: St Mary Magdalene

Stewardship Materials Order Form

Parish Stewardship Assessment Guide

Job Description - Stewardship Director

Stewardship Prayers and Scriptural References

Scriptural References

Call To Prayer

Gods Infinite Generosity

If The Only Prayer

Giving Thanks Prayer Service

Stewardship Church

Stewardship Intercessions

Gracious God

Living Faith At Work (Click HERE for web site)
Stewardship concepts belong in all aspects of life, including at work. Living Faith at Work offers resources to enable people to live according to their faith as they go about their daily work.

International Catholic Stewardship Council (Click HERE for web site)
Membership in the International Catholic Stewardship Council offers many benefits in the area of stewardship resources, stewardship education and formation opportunities, and networking with stewardship parishes across the country.  Click on their link to learn more about this very helpful group and how to become a member.

For more information on parish programs, protocols and training contact
Terri Preskar, Director
Email by clicking HERE
216-696-6525 x 2120

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