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By Rob Faughnan on 4/19/2014 7:40 AM

“Let us go then, you and I

When the evening is spread out against the sky.”

T.S. Eliot.

Formation requires action.  The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock remains one of my favorite poems.  Considered T.S. Eliot’s first masterpiece, Prufrock is about a man who cannot act.  There is a chilling line in the poem where he says: 
By Rob Faughnan on 3/7/2014 10:36 AM

Off To A Great Start!

Returning God’s Gifts 2014 has been active for about one month and parishioners have been very generous!  So far, almost 5,000 households have made gift intentions of $1,427,133!  A special thanks to everybody who has participated in Returning God’s Gifts 2014.

Click here to see how your parish is doing!

By Rob Faughnan on 12/19/2013 9:47 AM
As 2013 winds down, I'd like to report on the year's Returning God's Gifts Appeal, as of December 18, 2013:

Total Intentions: $2,251,549
Total Received: $2,141,383

Returning God’s Gifts 2014 will begin during the weekend of February 1.
By Rob Faughnan on 12/19/2013 9:33 AM

Donor Appreciation Dinner at Maggiano's, December 16, 2013

Merry Christmas!

The following is based on a toast I made at a recent donor appreciation dinner...
By Rob Faughnan on 10/1/2013 8:17 AM

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By Rob Faughnan on 8/29/2013 8:40 AM



Greetings! August has been a busy month! The Returning God's Gifts Appeal for 2013 hit its goal of $2.1 million on August 5.  As of right now, the Appeal continues to grow and gift intentions total nearly $2.146 million!

Thank you for your support!  Through your efforts the Diocese of Colorado Springs
By Rob Faughnan on 8/13/2013 2:32 PM

I recently had a circumstance during which these words came out of my mouth to a dear friend: “Sure our sentimental faith makes us feel good but sometimes I wonder if God is really interested or able to help me.”  

Tsk tsk.  

By Rob Faughnan on 7/24/2013 10:32 AM

Greetings! Welcome to the What I Think About When I Think About Stewardship Blog.  If you arrived here via the e-newsletter, welcome!  This blog discusses stewardship in general and the Returning God’s Gifts Appeal, which supports the ministries and charities within the Diocese of Colorado Springs. 

By Rob Faughnan on 7/22/2013 9:22 AM

This is called an "Ice Storm."

In April I went on a business trip to Kansas.  Plane tickets were expensive, so I decided that I would drive and the cheapest way to do that is to rent a car.  At the rental place I imagined the variety of choices that I would face: should I go fast and fun with a Mini-Cooper?  Would I want to take it easy in a big comfortable Buick?  Would they put me in something cool like a... 
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