Baby Boomers Poised to Give $8 Trillion, Study Says DANUTA OTFINOWSKI/AMERICAN RED CROSSOnce retirees commit their time, they end up volunteering more hours than any other age group, the study found. By Maria Di Mento Retirees are expected to donate about $6.6 trillion in cash and $1.4 trillion in volunteer services during the next 20 […]
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San Antonio Area Foundation Receives $605 Million Bequest DECEMBER 16, 2015 The San Antonio Area Foundation has announced a bequest valued at more than $605 million from local cinema businessman and real estate entrepreneur John L. Santikos. It’s the largest gift made in the entire philanthropic community of America in 2015. The largest gift in […]
For those interested in a deeper understanding of philanthropy Marts and Lundy together with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy offer this bi-annual report.
What a blessing it is when a working professional offers their assistance in service to the parish! And yet there may arise managerial challenges to the relationship.
Patricia Bouteneff offers practical help in managing potential parish conflict.
It’s all too easy to judge the very well to do or to assume that they have little interest in God or the Church. Here’s insight into an aspect of their spiritual life.
Identify symptoms of burnout early and avoid catastrophic eventualities by seeking help.
Time and again, capital campaigns prove to be the vehicle to raise significant funds and achieve unprecedented giving.
Story telling likely began the first night that humans gathered by a fire.
The venerable and biblical practice of conveying truth through storytelling has permeated the human community since there was a fire to gather around.
Clergy taxes have bedeviled many priests and parish councils struggle to ensure proper classification. Here is the beginning of help.
Orthodox Christians Dr. P. Roy and Diane Vagelos generously share their wealth to help others.
Try crowdfunding for youth ministry as a project. Select a different cause or purpose each year for the youth.
Emerging Adults Least Likely to Engage Their Faith: Key Finding for Those Involved in Youth Ministry
“…we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you had become very dear to us.” (I Thessalonians 2:8) This article first appeared in Insights into Religion, a Lilly Endowment sponsored program of the study of religion in America. Youth ministry is great but apparently, […]
Orthodox Christians exercise philanthropy but the church fails to successfully compete with universities and other charities.
A series of articles by Patricia Fann Bouteneff on storytelling will explain how it is a powerful tool for effectively leading the parish.
The mission of the Church extends to the founding of the Church in 33 A.D. and continues to the Parousia. Every priest is an interim priest.
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