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Megan Dillon Joins the Petrus Team as Consultant

Petrus Development is pleased to announce that Megan Dillon recently joined the Petrus team as our newest Consultant. In addition to her work with Petrus, Megan is also Director of Advancement and Communications for the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at the University of Colorado in Boulder. In her role as a Petrus Consultant, Megan will work with ministries to help them expand their ministry programs through investing in building sustainable development programs.

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CCMA Members to Receive FREE MONTH of Petrus Annual Manual

Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) Executive Director, Mike St. Pierre recently announced a collaboration between Petrus Development and CCMA. St. Pierre shared that all active CCMA members would be eligible for ONE FREE MONTH of the Petrus Annual Manual if they sign up with Petrus by July 20. This is a savings of $1,000!

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Kyle Jaeger Joins Petrus Team as Account Manager

Today, Kyle Jaeger joins Petrus Development as our new Account Manager. Kyle came to Petrus from St. Paul’s Newman Center at North Dakota State University, where he helped build a strong development program and lead the Move Newman Forward Capital Campaign to more than $15M in gifts and commitments. As Account Manager for Petrus, Kyle will work with new and existing clients to help them transform their ministries through development.

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Ablaze Ministries welcomes new Director of Development

Today, Adam Brill joins Ablaze Ministries in Bryan, Texas as their new Director of Development. Adam comes to Ablaze from Chicago, where he recently completed a Masters of Theology at The Liturgical Institute at University of St. Mary of the Lake. As the Director of Development, Adam will oversee all fund development efforts for Ablaze as well as fundraising training of all of their missionaries.

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2019 Petrus Leadership Conference

June 2019: The Petrus Leadership Conference is a three-day conference presented by Petrus Development.  The Petrus leadership team, together with notable guest speakers, provide sustainable development training.  There is a universal need within Catholic ministries for sustainable financial development.  While the conference content focuses on development at Catholic Campus Ministries at universities in the U.S., parishes and private schools benefit greatly from the training.   It is also great for networking with ministry peers.  Attendees leave well-informed and recharged!

The typical schedule is a late afternoon arrival on the first day, check-in, mass, and dinner reception.  The next two days consist of numerous enrichment sessions and the attendees have some flexibility in their choices.  Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided as well as daily Mass.  There is a group dinner the last evening and the final day wraps up at noon.

The folks at Petrus know that budgets are limited and the choices of conferences can seem unlimited. There is time to prepare!  Make plans to join us now in June 2019!