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61st Annual Conference
October 1-4, 2023
Orlando, Florida
Our Mission

For over 60 years of Catholic collaboration, the International Catholic Stewardship Council promotes and supports Catholic teaching on stewardship by providing education and resources for dioceses, parishes, and institutions of the Roman Catholic Church.

2023 Annual Conference

Eucharistic Stewardship: Responding with Grateful Hearts.

The ICSC family invites you to its 61st anniversary stewardship conference to be held October 1 to 4, 2023 in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this year’s conference is “Eucharistic Stewardship: Responding with Grateful Hearts.” Participants will gather to pray, learn, network, cultivate new friendships and reflect on the life of stewardship in the Catholic Church. We will also exchange ideas on how to prepare for the Church’s transformational future in this post-COVID-19 environment. The highlight of the four days is always the awe-inspiring concelebrated liturgies we celebrate as a community of stewardship and philanthropy leaders. You will be able register by clicking the button below. We are confident that the 61st anniversary conference will truly be a moment of grace for all involved.



ICSC recognizes one of its six GOLD Strategic Partners, ACSTechnologies

This month the International Catholic Stewardship Council recognizes one of its six GOLD Strategic Partners, ACSTechnologies, an organization that has offered tremendous support to Catholic ministries for over 40 years. At this year’s ICSC conference, Terry Poplava, will offer a session titled “A Dilemma of Generosity and an Epidemic of Loneliness: Insights for how parishes can respond”. Terry shares the following description of this presentation: Our parish communities can be the antidote to the epidemic of loneliness. More than ever we must approach stewardship as disciples of Christ, each of us overflowing with the Holy Spirit. In this session we will look at fresh analysis from ACST and Villanova University on the state of giving, and insights from ACST American Beliefs research to identify steps parishes can take to foster belonging, faith and generosity. To view the study,   Continue Reading…


ICSC September Stewardship Prayer

Prayer is the first principle to embracing stewardship as a way of life. Through prayer, we confront our own spiritual disorganization and chaos and create a sacred inner space within ourselves where we can meet and have a conversation with God. Exercising good stewardship over our life of prayer is the first essential step to our ultimate goal in the spiritual life: to live unceasingly with a deep joy in the presence of God. On the next page we have included an September stewardship prayer for your consideration.   Continue Reading…

ICSC 2023 Conference

Conference Updates

Stewardship leaders from all over North America and beyond will join together to pray and share ideas about stewarding and evangelizing in their respective parishes and dioceses. Testimonies such as this one from one of ICSC’s parish stewardship leaders should offer great encouragement to those thinking of participating:   Continue Reading…


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From Our Strategic Partners

Each month ICSC provides practical information, whitepapers, and tips, as well as other insightful information from our Strategic Partners in this monthly e-resource, Wisdom From ICSC Strategic Partners.
Models of Stewardship

Stewardship Saints - Saint Peter Claver

Saint Peter Claver was a Spanish priest who became a missionary to the New World. He ministered to the victims of human trafficking in Cartegna, Colombia, which was the wealthiest center of the slave trade in the Western Hemisphere. It is said that he catechized and baptized nearly a half million people in his 40 years of ministry. He is the patron saint of evangelization among people of color and of Colombia.

Stewardship Reflection: Forty Days, Forty Ways… … to Exercise Good Stewardship of Lent and Easter

Hospitality is fundamental to being a good steward of one’s parish. How we greet and provide hospitality for our guests says a lot about our practice of good stewardship. Our actions and reactions toward visitors at Mass communicate who we are and who we represent. Let us take time to welcome visitors to our parish this summer. Welcoming gestures, however small, will not only have a positive impact on visitors, they will make us more hospitable ambassadors of Christ.