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    "I believe American Catholics have a special duty today to be the guardians of the truth about the American spirit and our national identity... I believe it falls to us to be witnesses to a new kind of American patriotism."

    -Archbishop José Gomez at the First Annual Napa Institute Conference

  • "The Napa Institute brings a specifically Catholic orientation to the exchange between culture and intellectual development for leaders." - Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, S.J.

News & Events

Coverage of the Sixth Annual Conference

Thomas M. Loarie, from the Catholic Business Journal, reporting on the Napa Institute’s Sixth Annual Conference: Bishops Discuss Genuine Mercy in the Year of Mercy Dr. Robert George: We Are In Trouble. . . We are Now *Ghosts in a Machine* George Weigel: American Exceptionalism is Under Attack For a link to all of the articles, please click here.    Read More →

The Man Behind Catholic U’s Largest Donation Ever

“My wife and I have been involved in Catholic education since 1992, when we started St. Anne’s School in Laguna Niguel and JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano. Our two children attended these schools, which offered both an education in the Faith and strong academics. I’ve been on the board of Catholic University for 12 years. Early on, I didn’t know... Read More

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  • 2017 Conference

    Want to attend the 2017 Napa Institute Conference?

    The seventh annual Napa Institute Conference takes place July 26-30, 2017 at the Meritage Resort and Spa, in Napa Valley, CA. To register, click here!
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