The Pelican Group Newsletter – Tertium Quid


2014
March 31, 2014: Volume 4, Issue 1
  • The Kindling for the Fire is the Will (printable)
  • Leadership as Conversion to God’s Will (printable)
2013
July 25, 2013: Volume 3, Issue 5
  • The Nature and Identity of Catholic Education (printable)
  • Financing Program for Agricultural Land
  • (GSN) Marriage is a Gift from God for Life
March 19, 2013: Volume 3, Issue 4
  • The Beginning of a Humble Migrant’s Papacy (printable)
  • The Cry of the Poor (printable)
  • (GSN) Pope Benedict XVI: A Good Steward of the Good News
2012
December 14, 2012: Volume 3, Issue 3
  • Intima Ecclesiae natura
  • Catholic Schools: Indispensable Instruments of the New Evangelization (printable)
  • What ‘The Economist’ Meant to Say … (printable)
  • (GSN) Advent’s Three Stages of Longing
June 15, 2012: Volume 3, Issue 2
  • On the Feast of the Ugandan Martyrs, O’Meara Ferguson Continues to Lay the Foundation
     for the Pelican Africa Fund (printable)
  • A Land of Missionaries, Immigrants and Saints (printable)
  • O’Meara Ferguson Acquires SchoolOne SIS Software Business (printable)
  • (GSN) Stewards of Religious Liberty
  • (podcast) I Thirst
April 30, 2012: Volume 3, Issue 1
  • (podcast) What is Risk?
  • Moody’s Reviewing Banks for Potential Credit Downgrades
  • O’Meara Ferguson Advises on the Construction Financing for the
     Sixth Catholic Medical School in the U.S. (printable)
  • The Pastor’s and Chairpersons’ Roles in a Successful Campaign (printable)
  • (GSN) Easter Good Steward
2011
November 18, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 9
  • (podcast) When Giving to the Church is the Result of Coercion
  • Stewardship in a Postmodern World: Affirming the Truth under a “Dictatorship of Relativism” (printable)
  • (GSN) November is Gratitude Month
October 3, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 8
  • Seeking God’s Will … Under African Skies (printable)
  • The Spirituality of Stewardship (printable)
  • (GSN) What Does it Mean to Be Catholic?
August 19, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 7
  • (podcast) Hope for Our Catholic Schools (Part III): Capital Models
  • (GSN) You Are Invited to Participate In an Online Conversation about Stewardship
  • The Importance of Donor Cultivation (printable)
July 7, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 6
  • Is an Endowment Wrong for Catholic Institutions? (printable)
  • (GSN) You Are Invited to Participate In an Online Conversation about Stewardship
  • The Benefits of a Diocesan-Wide Capital Stewardship Campaign (printable)
June 6, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 5
  • The Changing Revenue Model for Church Finances in Spain
  • (GSN) Prayer Responds to Our Desire for God
  • Catholic Schools Fail Because They’re Not Full (printable)
  • A New Look at the “New Normal” (printable)
April 29, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 4
  • Morally Responsible Investing for the Catholic Institutional Investor (printable)
  • (GSN) Lent is the Season for Stewardship
  • Stewardship and Capital Fundraising (printable)
March 30, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 3
  • Transformed in the Holy Spirit (printable)
  • (GSN) Unity Requires Fidelity to the Apostles’ Teaching, Fellowship, Breaking of Bread and Prayer
  • Strategic Planning – Nurturing Successful Teamwork (printable)
  • Characteristics of an Effective Parish Finance Council (printable)
March 1, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 2
  • Parish Transformation: A Tool for Financial Health and Parish Renewal (printable)
  • Giving – The Incarnation of One’s Self Donation to Christ:
     the Authentic Disposition of the Giver (printable)
  • (GSN) Mission Advancement is a Critical Element for Success in Catholic Schools
  • (podcast) A Good Steward Receives God’s Gifts Gratefully
January 25, 2011: Volume 2, Issue 1
  • Strategic Planning – Building Your Team (printable)
  • Catholic Schools Must Increase Enrollment and Revenue to Fulfill the Mission (printable)
  • (podcast) A Good Steward Returns God’s Gifts with Increase
  • (GSN) Weathering the Storm and Building an Ark for Catholic Schools
2010
December 20, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 8
  • Mary is the Mediatrix of Advent Hope (printable)
  • (GSN) Stewards of God’s Gift of Marriage
  • (podcast) Parish Transformation
  • What is a Strategic Plan? (printable)
November 24, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 7
  • (podcast) The Role of the Laity in Ecclesial Forgiveness
  • (GSN) The Church is Called to Evangelize Permanently in Words and In Action
  • Where Does Mission Advancement Begin? (printable)
  • Mission and Vision – The Heart of Strategic Planning (printable)
October 11, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 6
  • What is Mission Advancement? (printable)
  • (podcast) Philanthropic Strategies in Today’s Economy
  • (GSN) O’Meara Ferguson Funds Stewardship Center
  • (podcast) Freeing the Imprisoned Donor: Life-Giving Forms of Mission Advancement
July 29, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 5
  • (podcast) A Good Steward Shares God’s Gifts in Love and Justice
  • Rethinking Stewardship: What Do I Own, and What Owns Me? (printable)
  • (podcast) Freeing the Imprisoned Donor: Life-Giving Forms of Mission Advancement
July 2, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 4
  • Mission Advancement (printable)
  • (GSN) Reflections on The Stewardship Message of Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy
  • (podcast) A Good Steward Cultivates God’s Gifts Responsibly
May 24, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 3
  • Man’s Darkened Reason (Financial reform and individual responsibility) (printable)
  • Razing the Bastions, Yet Again (printable)
  • (GSN) Reflecting on God’s Gifts With Gratitude and Joy
  • (podcast) A Good Steward Receives God’s Gifts Gratefully
April 23, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 2
  • Strategic Planning: A Process and a Journey (printable)
  • (GSN) We Will All Be Held Accountable For the Protection and Care of Our Children
  • (podcast) Introducing the Concept of Christian Stewardship to the Latino Community
March 16, 2010: Volume 1, Issue 1
  • Tertium Quid: A Third Thing (printable)
  • (GSN) Practicing Our Faith Means Seeking Perfection in the Spiritual Life
  • Catholic Education: Living Off the Legacy (printable)
  • The Role of Annual Support in the Overall Development Program (printable)