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A True Napa Institute “Experience” – Pilgrimage of a Lifetime to Malta & Sicily

The Napa Institute’s latest Experience pilgrims have just returned from Malta and Sicily. Pilgrims had the opportunity to embark on the pilgrimage of a lifetime and encounter the vibrant history of our faith that these countries hold. While they chatted and exchanged life stories over exquisite di...

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Reflections on the Malta & Sicily Pilgrimage

Just like selecting a good wine, selecting the right location to travel to is very important.  For a wine you want something that has a pleasing aroma, satisfies your taste, and goes down smoothly.  The same for travel which must be well planned, flows smoothly and enriches your mind and spirit. ...

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Pro-Life Movement Must Ready Itself Against Big Tech | Opinion

May 16, 2022 Although the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the fight to defend human life is only just beginning. If the leaked majority opinion holds, and the issue of abortion is sent back to the states, abortion activists and their corporate allies will use any means nec...

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Benefits to Eucharistic Adoration

Dear friends, I wanted to share this special document with you. I firmly believe in the power of prayer, especially in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and in Eucharistic Adoration. As faithful Catholics, we promise Our Lord to keep watch with Him just as He asked the Apostles in the Garden of Geth...

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Cardinal George Pell Homily – Rome, April 30, 2022

By way of introduction, I will say a word or two about how I arrived to prepare the sermon you will soon hear. Originally I thought the Mass was that of Saturday and the readings of today did not provide much inspiration for my inadequate self.  I am not claiming that the fault lies in the Scriptur...

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Pregnancy Resource Centers Must Be Ready for a Post-Roe America

The future of life in America will be shaped by the compassion and care of pregnancy resource centers. The pro-life movement is anxiously waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs case, which is expected sometime before July. Yet now is no time to wait: It is time for the tens of m...

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A Ukrainian Archbishop Asks For The Napa Institute’s Help

Last weekend, I had the privilege to meet with Archbishop Borys Gudziak, head of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia and a longtime friend of the Napa Institute. He implored the Napa Institute to do everything we could to support his fellow Ukrainians – many of whom are our fello...

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The Real Civil Rights Issue Of Our Time

  March 23, 2022 In his new memoir, former attorney general William P. Barr defends religious liberty as the most pressing civil rights issue of our time. One Damn Thing After Another: Memoirs of an Attorney General deserves both attention and commendation, especially now, when governmen...

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Pope Francis to Consecrate Ukraine and Russia to Immaculate Heart of Mary

Ukraine’s Latin Rite Catholic bishops asked Pope Francis earlier this month to consecrate Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Immaculate Heart of Mary. (photo: Zvonimir Atletic / Shutterstock) CNA Staff |Vatican |March 15, 2022 VATICAN CITY —  Pope Francis will co...

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Silicon Valley’s Secret Christians

Discomfort with faith cuts the tech industry off from a necessary moral foundation. A scene from the show ‘Silicon Valley.’ PHOTO: HBO/ASSOCIATED PRESS HBO’s “Silicon Valley” won praise during its six-season run for accurately satirizing Northern California’s tech startup...

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