The following are resources for our ministry leaders
May 1: Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the U.S. bishops' conference, will reconsecrate the United States to Mary and pray that she intercedes for the health of the American people. This prayer aid (en espanol) can be used by pastors for their parishes and by families or individuals in their own households. Watch his prayer service live at 2 p.m. our time, or watch Bishop Joensen's prayer service also at 2 p.m.
Stewardship Resources for Parishes & Schools
Guiding Principles for Generosity in a Crisis
OSV's 5.20.20 webinar recording: “The Spirituality and Practicality of Asking for Money in the Church".
Prenger Solutions Group's 4.30.20 webinar recording: "A Recovery Plan for your Parish Offertory." (scroll down to the end of the page)
OSV's 4.28.20 webinar recording: "Recover. Refresh. Restart. Renew. Discover how to rebuild your offertory and infuse funds now."
Stewardship Messaging during COVID-19 - Updated 4.20.20
Materials from Wixted and Co.'s 4.6.20 webinar on iphone videos/messages
Does your parish need a standalone lockbox to accept tithes, forms and Sunday collection envelopes? The diocese has one left to distribute as of 5.18.20. The cost is $400/lockbox and the cost may be reimbursable via FEMA. Contact Maureen.
HR for parishes & schools
Here is a link to a memo and resource information sent to parishes and schools on March 13.
Catholic Foundation Fund Distribution Explanation
Catholic Foundation Fund Distribution Form
Resources for Family Ministry.
- The USCCB has compiled a list of ministry resources, to address ministry in the midst of COVID-19 here.
- An exumenical ministry Communio has put together a free COVID Crisis toolbox for relationships, filled with videos, resources, and materials that can be personalized for your parish.