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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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2020 West Coast Priest Conference

January 6-9, 2020

The Napa Institute and the St. Paul Center are partnering to host the 2020 West Coast Priest Conference. Dive deeper into scripture with Dr. Scott Hahn immersing yourself in the Word of God.

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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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IN VINO VERITAS

Archbishop Gomez Brings Accountability to the Catholic Church

By Timothy R. Busch, Founder of the Napa Institute

Originally posted in National Catholic Register COMMENTARY: The election last month of the Los Angeles archbishop as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is the most recent sign of hope. The Christmas season has been noticeably less joyous in the Catholic Church the past

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The History and Evolution of the Nativity Creche

By Christine Warner

The year was 1223. The place was a cave in Grecio, Italy, a small mountainside village overlooking a beautiful valley. Inside the cave was a live ox, donkey, and manger surrounded by hay. This was the setting of the first nativity creche scene, created by St. Francis of Assisi for midnight Mass

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Recovering the Sacred by Opening Wide the Door of Beauty

By Most Reverend, Salvatore J. Cordileone

Presentation for the Annual Monsignor Herron Dinner December 4, 2019 Introduction Our gathering this evening is very timely for offering reflections on our Catholic traditions, for we are at the beginning of Advent, the season in which we prepare for the coming of Christ at Christmas.

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