The 2016 Christian Stewardship Award is presented to:

Monsignor Matthew Bernelli
Pastor Emeritus, St. Mary Catholic Church
Bridgeport, Connecticut

For over a decade Monsignor Matthew Bernelli has shared his vision of stewardship with the ICSC family, contributing his wisdom and experience to the Spanish-language track at ICSC conferences. He is Pastor Emeritus of St. Mary Catholic Church in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he was pastor for 36 years.


In Everything Stewards Give Thanks

Every November, the United States celebrates a great national holiday: Thanksgiving. Canada celebrates a similar feast in October. Although the origins of the U.S. festivity are some­what historically murky, it’s evident that some of the earliest immigrants to America celebrated this day as an expression of gratitude to God for bringing a healthy harvest which would ensure their colony’s survival through the winter. It was the most primal kind of thankfulness: you have spared our lives, O Lord, and we are grateful. Read more...

Stewardship Saint for November

Saint Catherine of Alexandria



Wisdom From ICSC Strategic Partners

Click below to view insights from our sponsors


Stewardship Prayer for November

Thank you, Lord
For all the beautiful and wonderful things we experience in our life;

for the beauty of the earth and its amazing colors;
for crisp autumn mornings and sparkling winter nights;
for mountains and forests, rivers and seashores.

Thank you, Lord
For all the beautiful and wonderful things we experience in our life;

for the water that cleanses, the clothes that bring warmth, the food that nourishes and the home that gives comfort.


Thank you to our Strategic Partners
Gold-Level Partners
Solutio - Catholic Website Experts

Silver-Level Partners



Bronze-Level Partners

Cathedral Corporation


INTERNATIONAL CATHOLIC STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL | 800.352.3452 | 26300 Ford Road #317, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Site designed by
Created and Maintained By Solutio

Site by Solutio