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Stewardship

Stewardship

At St. Irenaeus Parish School all students are involved in a formal Stewardship Program which focuses on using our God-given gifts to help, care, and serve one another locally and globally, including our environment. The goals of the Stewardship Program are to:
 
  • Help children recognize their own gifts and how to share them for the benefit of everyone. 
  • Help children understand that we use our gifts to do “God’s work” in serving others. 
  • Help children develop a life of “Lived Stewardship”.
  • Help children develop the joy and satisfaction that comes from Stewardship.
In addition to the formal curriculum, school-wide and grade-level service projects have been developed to provide the students the opportunity to live out the gospel message of Stewardship. 
 

St. Irenaeus Stewardship Projects

  • H.O.P.E. Food Collection Monthly
  • Precious Life Baby Shower in November
  • Giving Tree Toy Drive in December
  • Collection of coats and jackets for the homeless
  • Disaster relief collections for Catholic Charities (Nepal, Philippines, Hurricane Katrina)
  • Giving back to our community with baskets of baked goods to local services like the police station, senior center, and post office
  • Making scarves for the elderly and delivering to a local nursing home