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An Invitation From Cardinal Raymond Burke
What Catholic bishops must do to prevent sexual abuse and hold clergy accountable
  • Early Registration is almost up!

    Just 30 days left to take advantage of the early registration discount for the 10th annual Summer Conference.

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  • An Invitation From Cardinal Raymond Burke

    I am Cardinal Raymond Burke speaking to my brother Priests. I wholeheartedly welcome you to take part in the Faithful Echo Priest Conference to be held in Denver this coming 28th to the 30th of October.

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  • What Catholic bishops must do to prevent sexual abuse and hold clergy accountable

    Timed with the start of the Bishops’ meetings in Baltimore, Tim Busch provides suggestions on the steps the bishops should take to clean up — or clean out — the church after years of sex abuse scandals: “More than 15 years ago, the bishops ordered the creation of “lay review boards” in every American diocese, charging them with the investigation of accusations of sexual abuse of minors by priests. If regular Catholics can help hold priests accountable, surely we can do the same for bishops.”

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Northern Italy

April 26 - May 4, 2020

We will reflect on the lives of some of the great Italian saints, experience the masterworks of Florence, and explore the intersection of cultures in Venice.

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10th Annual Summer Conference

July 22-26, 2020

The Napa Institute Summer Conference brings together some of the world’s most prominent Catholic and Christian thinkers each year to engage, encourage, and inspire the over 500 participants who gather for the annual conference from every corner of the country and around the world.

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IN VINO VERITAS

In the Potter’s Hands

By Sister Jeannine Marie, O.C.D.

Yet, O Lord, you are our Father;     we are the clay, and you are our potter;     we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 The beautiful allegory skillfully portrayed by the prophet Jeremiah of the visit to the potter’s house has always remi

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Ash Wednesday 101: Repent and Believe in the Gospel

By Christine Warner

As the priest marks your forehead with ashes in the sign of the cross on Ash Wednesday, he says, “Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mark 1:15, NASB), or, “For you are dust and to dust you shall return” (Genesis 3:19). These phrases call us to repentance, faith, and humility, whi

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The Pope Is Catholic After All

By Tim Busch and Mary Rice Hasson

Originally posted in the Wall Street Journal. Catholics, take heart. Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the Amazon Synod, released Wednesday, is no truth-and-tradition-shredding document. On point after point, the Holy Father reiterates the longstanding teaching of the Catholic Church

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