Open Ears, Open Hearts - An Interview with Anna Sease on the Petrus Development Show Jan 10, 2023

In this episode, Andrew chats with Anna Sease, Senior Director of Parent & Family Giving at William & Mary.  Andrew and Anna enjoy a lively discussion about creating structure for donors, recognizing and investing in our donors’ needs, and the importance of fostering connection...

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Joyful Co-Creation with God - An Interview with Vicente Del Real on the Petrus Development Show Dec 20, 2022

In this episode, Andrew sits down with Vicente Del Real, founder of Iskali.  Vicente tells Andrew about Iskali’s ministry with Latino young adults, and they discuss the importance of vision and community in ministry.  They also chat about Iskali’s specific fundraising...

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Freedom in Faith - An Interview with Frank Cummings on the Petrus Development Show Nov 29, 2022

In this episode, Andrew interviews Frank Cummings, Director of Development - Arts and Sciences for the Kansas State University Foundation.  Frank shares how he found a career in development that brings him joy, and how he especially enjoys the surprises that come as donor relationships...

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Let Us Increase Together In Christ - An Interview with Dr. Richard Ludwick on the Petrus Development Show May 11, 2022

In this episode, Andrew visits with Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of the University of St. Thomas in Houston.  Dr. Ludwick shares about the mission and vision of University of Thomas, and he and Andrew discuss the unique collaboration between the University of St. Thomas’s MAX Studios...

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Virtue Stands in the Middle - An Interview with Mary Macuga on the Petrus Development Show Mar 29, 2022

In this episode, Andrew visits with Mary Macuga, the director of the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Brisbane.  Mary has 22 years of experience in Catholic fundraising, and she and Andrew chat about the unique challenges of fundraising in different parts of the world and the...

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Living a Purposeful and Genuine Life - An Interview with Kate Bryan on the Petrus Development Show Mar 17, 2022

In this episode, Andrew visits with Kate Bryan, the founder and CEO of 1 Girl Revolution, an organization dedicated to telling the stories of women who are changing the world through their lives.  Kate is also the author of Living the Feminist Dream:  A Faithful Vision for Women in the...

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Trust Me, I Work for a Nonprofit - An Interview with Justin DeMoss on the Petrus Development Show Feb 22, 2022

In this episode, Andrew visits with Justin DeMoss of Your Philanthropic Advisor, a seasoned fundraising professional, entrepreneur, and adjunct professor at Oklahoma City University.  During this conversation, Andrew and Justin discuss the need for nonprofit organizations to be...

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Sacred Starters - An Interview with Bill Woolsey on the Petrus Development Show Dec 21, 2021

In this episode, Andrew sits down with Bill Woolsey, Founder and President of FiveTwo Network. They discussed the qualities of a good founder, mistakes that founders typically make and what it means to be a sacred starter. If you have started or are thinking about launching a new ministry or...

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Staying True to Mission - An Interview with Ryan Carney on the Petrus Development Show Nov 17, 2021

In this episode, Andrew visits with Ryan Carney, Chief Advancement Officer of Society of St. Vincent de Paul. They discuss Ryan's journey with development and the challenges that he has experienced and conquered throughout his years with non-profits. They also discuss the work they...

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Women in Philanthropy Episode 6 with Leticia Ochoa-Adams Nov 09, 2021

Hosted by Tara Doyon, Director of Client Services and Sarah Rose, Director of Communications.


In this episode Tara and Sarah are joined by Leticia Ochoa-Adams, Writer and Speaker. They discuss being "poor" in the Catholic Church as well as grieving a great loss and how the church responds. Find...

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Blueprint for Development: Major Gifts on the Petrus Development Show May 18, 2021

In this fourth episode of the Blueprint for Development series, we dive into Major Gifts. Tara Doyon, Director of Client Services and Josh Whelan, Vice President of Petrus Development, will take you through the first four areas to look at when building a fruitful and successful Major...

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Legend of the Bluebonnet Apr 28, 2021

By Sarah Rose, Petrus Consultant


“Intense love does not measure, it just gives.” - St. Teresa of Calcutta

Spring is here! In Texas, that means the bluebonnets are in full bloom. These gorgeous blue flowers bring joy to so many people - including myself!

Growing up, The Legend of...

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