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Blessings Mission

Students entering 10th through 12th grades are encouraged to join a St. Thomas More Church-sponsored local Blessings Mission, to run June 18 to June 23. For more information, please visit www.blessingsmission.org, or call (225) 275-3940.

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Planned Giving

Consider a Gift of Real Estate


If you’ve lost interest in home maintenance, grown tired of paying property taxes on a vacation home you no longer use, or need only a portion of the living space you currently own, you may be ready to make a move. But before you summon the energy to put your home on the market, think about a charitable gift.

If you would like to help fulfill our mission, your property can open the door to a unique giving opportunity: Donate the property to the Diocese of Baton Rouge, either now or whenever you no longer need it. You can give the property to us now, retain the use of it for life, give us partial use, place it in trust, or offer it as a bequest in your will.

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And, for additional information concerning Diocese of Baton Rouge Planned Giving options, please visit the “Plan My Legacy” page through the Office of Stewardship website: http://officeofstewardship.planmylegacy.org

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  • Of Use to One Worthy of Worship

    In the prophecy of Isaiah we find excellent examples of the descriptive and poetic language so typical of the major Old Testament prophets. For many students, a favorite metaphor is that of a potter and the chosen medium, the clay. “Woe to him who contends with his Maker; a potsherd among potsherds of the earth! Dare the clay say to its modeler, ‘What are you doing?’ “Your perversity is as though the potter were taken to be the clay: As though what is made

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  • Unlike Your Creator, Unlike Your Father

    Unlike Your Creator, Unlike Your Father

    A Promethean tale of creation and recreation, Mary Shelley’s Gothic novel Frankenstein has long appeared on student reading lists. As they read, young people familiar with any of several cinematic treatments are surprised by the differences between book and film. Partly due to Boris Karloff’s classic verdant-hued, flat-topped, bolt-in-the-neck

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  • At the End of the Journey

    At the End of the Journey

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, September 2013

     

    Ask any diligent high school honor student what all the hard work is for, and you’ll get a fairly predictable answer

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  • Rich in Faith

    Rich in Faith

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, September 2012

     

    What does it mean to be prosperous? Does it mean your salary totals six figures? More than that? Or, would your relative prosperity be more a function of

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Stewardship Today is a monthly devotional newsletter designed to assist Catholics everywhere in developing a greater understanding of the role of stewardship in everyday life.
All we are, and all we possess, are gifts from God for our use and for the blessing of others. Through wise stewardship, we invest our time, our talents and our treasures to the glory of God.

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