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It’s Easier Than Ever to Support the Diocese of Baton Rouge

Simply Make a Tax-Free Gift from Your IRA

You’ve worked hard, saved diligently and are ready to enjoy your retirement years. Maybe you’re also looking for a way to give back to the organizations and causes that have been important to you. Consider making a gift from your IRA.

If you’re 70½ or older, you can use the IRA charitable rollover to make a tax-free gift to the Diocese of Baton Rouge. This provision allows you to transfer any amount up to $100,000 directly to a qualified charitable organization without paying income tax on the distribution. 

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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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  • In Prayer, at All Times

    In our daily readings, we are constantly directed to the Psalms. All of them are songs. Many of them are prayers. Reading and meditating on the truths contained within them is devotion. The following verses are found in Psalm 27: “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom do I fear? Hear my voice, Lord, when I call; have mercy on me and answer. You are my help, God my savior! I believe I shall enjoy the Lord’s goodness in the land of the living. Wait for

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  • To Love the Light

    To Love the Light

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, March 2009

    In these pages, we’ve often discussed the relationship between actions and their consequences. In particular, we’ve mourned a trend that

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  • Unexpected Evidence of God’s Creative Hand

    Unexpected Evidence of God’s Creative Hand

     

    Easter Island is the most remote habitable scrap of land in the world, an island only about sixty-six miles square, and located in the southeast Pacific, about 1300 miles from the nearest Polynesian island. Though known for its iconic eighty-ton “moai” statues, the island once knew

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  • The Day the Manna Died

    The Day the Manna Died

    From the Stewardship Today Archives, March 2010

     
    Following the Exodus, the Old Testament children of Israel wandered for forty years in the wilderness. During years and years of generational change, God fed them with

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  • Prayers of the Saints: St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland

    Prayers of the Saints: St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland
    From the Stewardship Today Archives: March 2012
       

    As a service to the Church this Lenten season, and in celebration of the life of the great fifth century saint, St.

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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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