Stewardship Resources

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Section 1

Cardinal Thomas Collins’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship – Section One: The Meaning of Stewardship

Cardinal Thomas Collins’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship is organized into four sections, with the first being The Meaning of Stewardship in the Christian Life. This section explores the reality that we are invited by God to be good stewards of His gifts. “If we truly have the spirit of stewardship, we will not let God’s gifts go to waste, and we will not selfishly cling to them, but use them graciously to serve others, and in doing so give glory to God.” To read the full pastoral letter, download resources and learn more about deep stewardship, please visit www.archtoronto.org/stewardship


Section 2

Cardinal Thomas Collins’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship – Section Two: The Spirituality of Deep Stewardship

The second section of Cardinal Thomas Collins’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship is focused on The Spirituality of Deep Stewardship. This section explores the concept that deep stewardship is not fundraising. “We can only be satisfied with deep stewardship, which means a profound inner conversion as individuals and as a community in which we become committed to living generously in every way, as the Gospel calls us to do.” To read the full pastoral letter, download resources and learn more about deep stewardship, please visit www.archtoronto.org/stewardship


Section 3

Cardinal Thomas Collins’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship – Section Three: Reasons to Become Involved with Stewardship

The third section of Cardinal Thomas Collins’ Pastoral Letter on Stewardship is focused on Reasons to become involved with stewardship. The reasons being: it is Biblical, fruitful, realistic, comprehensive, continuous, proactive and it addresses the engagement dilemma. “Stewardship calls for nothing less than both individual and communal conversion, rooted in faith and fruitful in action.” To read the full pastoral letter, download resources and learn more about deep stewardship, please visit www.archtoronto.org/stewardship


Section 4

Cardinal Thomas Collins' Pastoral Letter on Stewardship – Section Four: The Way Forward

The fourth and final section of Cardinal Thomas Collins' Pastoral Letter on Stewardship is focused on The Way Forward. To continue to develop vibrant parishes, it is key that we try to increase active engagement. "It is a lively faith family that challenges us as disciples to do great things for Jesus, in the spirit of the Acts of the Apostles." To read the full pastoral letter, download resources and learn more about deep stewardship, please visit www.archtoronto.org