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Trust and Understanding: Interview with Fr. Larry Rice

Director of Campus Ministry for the University Catholic Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Fr. Larry Rice discusses his role at the UCC and also his previous role as Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry at St. Thomas More Newman Center at the Ohio State University. He compares and...

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Path to My Salvation: Interview with Jason Simon

Jason Simon, President of Evangelical Catholic

Evangelical Catholic has been forming missionary disciples since the early 1990s. The Evangelical Catholic works nationally to support dioceses parishes and university campus ministries to lead self-sustaining evangelization movements through their...

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Josh Whelan joins Petrus as Vice President & Senior Consultant

Petrus Development is pleased to announce the addition of Josh Whelan to the Petrus team as Vice President and Senior Consultant. Josh comes to Petrus from the Fellowship of Catholic University Students where he spent nearly three years as a Sr. Director and Area Director of the South Region. As...

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Announcing the Petrus Annual Manual Giveaway
 

By Hilary Francis, Petrus Administrative Assistant


Are you in need of funding to grow your ministry?

Do you have a vision in your head but need that extra push to make your vision a reality?

Have you heard of the Petrus Annual Manual but been unable to move forward for lack of $?

Petrus...

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PLC 2019: Donor Panel with Dennis & Marie Wierzbicki

Dennis and Marie Wierzbicki, Donor Panel, 2019 Petrus Leadership Conference


In this episode, Dennis and Marie Wierzbicki, benefactors to the “One Church, Many Disciples” Capital Campaign for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City sat down with Peter de Keratry at the 2019 Petrus...

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PLC 2019: Interview with James Baxter

James Baxter, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Exodus 90


James has served as the Executive Director of Exodus 90 since 2015. He attended St. John Vianney Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota and St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad, Indiana before discerning God was...

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PLC 2019: Presentation by John Flynn

John Flynn, Vice President of Philanthropy, FOCUS (Denver, CO)


Giving to religious causes vastly exceeds any other category in the nonprofit sector, but faith-based organizations often struggle the most with fundraising effectively. Join Andrew Robison, President of Petrus Development, as he...

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Summertime Suggestions

Summertime is upon us again. Whether that means a break from 300 inches of snow or entering into a time of scorching 100 degree afternoons, summer is most definitely a time to enjoy a break from the hectic life of school, sports, meetings, and more. So what are you going to do with your summer...

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Continuing the Legacy: Interview with David Pederson

David Pederson has been the Director of Development for the Catholic Community Foundation for the Diocese of Phoenix since 2013. He has worked in development for over ten years at multiple Catholic campus ministries and the Diocese of Phoenix. In this episode, Andrew and David explore the basics...

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Planned Giving: Learn, Connect and Grow

By David Pederson, Director of Development, Catholic Community Foundation for the Diocese of Phoenix


Many times in a smaller organization we think a planned giving program is saved only for large universities and hospital systems with what seems like limitless financial and staffing resources....

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Strategies for a "Successful" Appeal

By Mary Langley Hernandez, Executive Director of Advancement, Our Lady of Wisdom Church & Catholic Student Center in Lafayette, Louisiana


 

A successful appeal can provide an obvious financial benefit to a Catholic student ministry, be an excellent evangelization tool for benefactors...

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Wisdom For Every Generation: Interview with Mary Hernandez

Mary Hernandez is the Executive Director of Advancement for Our Lady of Wisdom Church and Student Center at the University of Louisiana – Lafayette. Mary is an alum of UL and was a member of the parish prior to receiving an invitation by Fr. Bryce Sibley to help with a fundraising project....

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