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Mike Patterson Eulogy
In Loving Memory of Mike Patterson
Arthur Brooks, Carly Fiorina, Steve Green, George Gilder, and Liz Koch to Headline 2018 Principled Entrepreneurship Conference, October 3-5 2018 at  The Catholic University of America
  • Mike Patterson Eulogy

    Dad was never one to turn down the chance to make a speech. He would want his funeral to be no exception. So here we give voice to dad, taken from his speech at the Napa Institute 2015 Conference. In it, he quoted the great poem, “What Will Matter”, by Michael Josephson.

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  • In Loving Memory of Mike Patterson

    It is with a heavy heart and eyes turned to Heaven that we share with you the passing of our beloved board member, Mike Patterson.
    He was called home to Our Lord at 3:45 AM this morning, Tuesday September 25th, surrounded in love by his family.

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  • Arthur Brooks, Carly Fiorina, Steve Green, George Gilder, and Liz Koch to Headline 2018 Principled Entrepreneurship Conference, October 3-5 2018 at The Catholic University of America

    Conference Unites Academic, Business, Faith Leaders to Seek a Just Society Through Promotion of Human Work

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2019 West Coast Priest Conference

January 7-10, 2019

The Napa Institute and the St. Paul Center are partnering to host the 2019 West Coast Priest Conference: A Priest Forever on the theme of Christ and the New Testament Priesthood.

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2019 Holy Land Pilgrimage

March 15-25, 2019

Together with biblical scholar Dr. Tim Gray, experience a trip of a lifetime through the Holy Land, beginning in Jerusalem and ending in Galilee.

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IN VINO VERITAS

Why We Dedicate the Month of October to the Holy Rosary

By Christine Warner

It all started in 1571, when the Catholic League entered into battle against the Ottoman Empire to protect Italy from invasion. The Turks were on a warpath to overthrow all of Europe, killing millions of people and forcing Islamic conversion on survivors. They had conquered the Middle East and Medit

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The United States’ Catholic Beginnings in Colonial Maryland

By Christine Warner

Maryland is a site of many religious and secular historical developments from pre-colonial settlement and European exploration to territorial battles and religious conflict. While Maryland was not the first place that Roman Catholics settled in what would become the United States, it was instrumenta

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A Cautious and Humble Approach

By Marilyn E. Coors, Ph.D.

New technology is available for scientists to edit genomes for healthcare and agricultural purposes, almost at will. Many of us have thought and written about genetic engineering in the abstract for decades. Now the technology is here, and it is accurate and versatile. These advances in biotechnolog

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