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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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For the convenience of our readers, a four-page, abridged set of monthly Stewardship Today articles is available as a downloadable PDF file.

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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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  • Universal Values

    The ability to have anything you want, when you want it. Power and glory. Respect and influence. Timeless pursuits, these are the universal values of those who run ahead of the pack. The enemy believed he could tempt Jesus Christ with exactly these things. After the Savior fasted for forty days in the wilderness, the devil appeared to him. “The devil said to him, ‘If you are the Son of God, command this stone to

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  • Made Stainless

    Made Stainless

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, February 2012

    Midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, tourists occasionally visit an historic site once known as

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  • Learning from the Father

    Learning from the Father


    For those in the Deep South, spring seems right around the corner, and a new season provides novel opportunities to build relationships, to serve others, to start fresh. Much of what we know of relationships, of course, comes from others—our parents, members of our

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  • A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey

     

    A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, February 2010


    India has the fourth largest coal reserves on the planet. By contrast, Japan has almost no mineral resources and is the largest importer of coal in the world. The nation of Brazil is blessed with

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  • Charity Begins at Home

    Charity Begins at Home
    From the Stewardship Today Archives: February 2012


    We’ve all heard the adage regarding a shoemaker and his children’s bare feet:

    A roofer’s house needs shingles, a mechanic’s car boasts an unaddressed rattle, a dentist’s children need dental care, and a cobbler, though

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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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