Stewardship Day 2011 is May 14

April 4, 2011

Stewardship Day 2011 to be held May 14, 2011

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester’s annual Stewardship Day 2011 will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at St. Pius Tenth Church, 3010 Chili Ave., Chili.

Featured speaker will be Susan M. Erschen, director of Stewardship Education for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and a prolific writer of stewardship manuals and resource materials. Erschen’s keynote talk is entitled, Faithful & Generous: Teaching Stewardship, Practicing Development. Workshops will be offered on a variety of topics, including how to communicate in faith communities to improve stewardship efforts, and ways to teach stewardship principles to young people.

In addition, Bishop of Rochester Matthew H. Clark will begin the gathering with celebration of Mass at 8 a.m. The St. Pius-based Faith on Fire, a contemporary music group, will perform and take part in a special workshop on using music to promote stewardship as a way of life.

Cost is $10 per person and includes a continental breakfast. Registration is required and can be done online at For more details or to obtain a brochure with a mail-in registration form, visit or e-mail