Western Canadian Catholic Stewardship Conference – 2015
Last Updated on June 23, 2015
On the weekend of June 12-14, 35 people represented the Archdiocese of Regina at the Western Canadian Catholic Stewardship Conference in Calgary.
The theme of the conference, which is held every two years in different Western Canadian cities, was Stewards Radiating the Joy of the Gospel.
Keynote speakers featured were Bishop Robert Morneau, retired auxiliary bishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin and Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto.
Two of the 23 breakout sessions were given by teams from the Regina Archdiocese. Christine Shuya and Willie Yacishyn, of St. Gerard Parish, Yorkton, spoke on The Joy of Collaborating as Stewards Building the Body of Christ. Ray and Heather Deis and Fr. John Weckend, of St. Cecilia Parish, Regina offered 101 Practical Tips to Start a Stewardship Way of Life in Your Parish.
The conference, held at the Telus Convention Center, attracted 450 participants from across Western Canada. It was hosted under the generous patronage of Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary and underlined how stewardship is a way of life and brings out the deep-seated joy of the Gospel.
The next conference is scheduled to be held in Spring 2017 in Vancouver.