ICSC November Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Thank you, LordFor all the beautiful and wonderful things weexperience 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, LordFor all the beautiful and wonderful things weexperience in our life;for the water that cleanses, the …

October 31, 2022

ICSC October Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Lord Jesus Christ, We serve in your nameas did your apostles before us.And we live, as they did, in anxious times,painfully aware of sin’s presence in the world;a world in need of your Father’s mercy. As your disciples, we also live in hope,confident that your light is breaking throughthe changing moods of life …

September 30, 2022

ICSC September Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Heavenly Father,September is a month that offers hopefor things to come:our daily life has a new rhythm,there are new beginningsand new encounters,and a new energy is seen in theparish community. In this month of accelerating activities,keep us mindful that we live for Christand not for ourselves.Give us the strength andthe wisdom to be“Doers” …

September 7, 2022

ICSC August Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Lord Jesus Christ, As we begin to shift our thoughtsfrom summer schedulesto the anticipated demands of autumn,teach us to recognize you,and help us follow youamidst our busy lives. Open the Scriptures to us…that we may know you, see you, hear you –in the voices of friends and family,in the ministries of our parish,in …

August 8, 2022

ICSC July Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Heavenly Father, You are the source of wisdom and grace,the author of human freedom and creativity.We thank you for these gifts, and ask that youteach us to be good stewards of our creative spirits.As we immerse ourselves in this summer season,show us how to slow down a bit, quiet ourselves,and learn the art …

July 6, 2022

ICSC June Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Dear Lord, Your presence at the Eucharistic Table is truly the source and summit of our faith. And in the breaking of the bread your presence is meant to impel us to reach beyond our immediate gathering and unify us with the larger gathering of our sisters and brothers around the globe. If …

June 10, 2022

ICSC May Stewardship Prayer

Stewardship Prayer Heavenly Father, Your Son ascended in great triumphto sit at your right hand.You sent your Spiritto watch over us, guide usand teach us to be better stewardsof your abundant gifts. May this Spirit of wisdommake us better stewards of ourEaster promises. May your Spirit increase our awarenessof the dignity of every human life,and …

May 2, 2022

ICSC April 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. The ICSC family is preparing for its 58th annual stewardship conference and would like to share with you the following conference prayer so you may get a glimpse into the community’s own conversation with the Lord.

March 28, 2022

Prayers for Peace and Giving Opportunities for Ukrainian Relief

Jesus Christ’s followers shine the light of the Lord on those around them by the words they speak and the actions they take. This is one of the great gospel images of discipleship: the light of discipleship in Christ shining for all the world to see.

March 4, 2022