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.   Mike dedicated much of his work and exper...

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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   Washington, DC. – August 15, 2018 – The Catholic University of America Busch School of Business and the Napa Institute today announced open registration for the 2018 Principled Ent...

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True Friendship: How Christian Companionship Helps Us Become Holier

Article originally published May 26, 2018 by National Catholic Register By Susan Klemond   For a decade, Irene and Alyssa shared friendship — as singles, then as newly married women and mothers raising children in a Midwestern Catholic community. But they became close friends only wh...

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Winemaker Trinitas Cellars has built a faith-based brand

Article originally published May 19, 2018 by Aleteia By Trinitas Cellars   Meet a family of faith-based winemakers who prepare special blends for the Holy Father. Most vintners can’t say they’ve made wine for one pope, let alone two. Napa, California-based Trinitas Cellars can. ...

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Freedom is Never Free

Article originally published May 9, 2018 by First Things By George Weigel   When I first visited Lviv, the principal city of western Ukraine, in 2002, the transportation from plane to airport terminal was an old bus towed by a Soviet-era tractor; today, the airport is a model of cleanl...

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In Praise of True Evangelizers

Article originally published May 2, 2018 by Catholic Philly By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.   In 2002, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger — then the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith — said that “a bishop must do as Christ did: precede his flock, being...

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A Harvest of Witness

Article originally published November 14th by First Things. Republished with Permission. By William Mumma In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a crafty and deceitful king, condemned by Zeus to roll a huge rock up a steep hill for eternity. Each time the rock nears the peak of the mountain, it rolls...

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The Marian Heart of America: Our Lady of Guadalupe and our “Post-Christian” Society

Article originally published July 31st by Vatican Insider Documents By MOST REVEREND JOSE H. GOMEZ* My dear friends, I am just coming back from Mexico. I had the blessing a few weeks ago to lead our first pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to the Basilica of Our Lady of Gu...

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Want to change the world? It starts with joy, Archbishop Chaput says

Article originally published July 28th by Catholic News Agency In a world that can sometimes seem disheartening, Christians have a path to the future in lives of joy and love, Archbishop Chaput said Thursday. While Christians need to see the world’s problems as they are, “we can’t let th...

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‘God’s ACLU’ Seeks Freedom for the Faithful

Article originally published on July 28th by The Wall Street Journal By Tunku Varadarajan Washington - Close your eyes and try to picture an activist for religious liberty. Maybe you imagine a noisily assertive Baptist, a beleaguered but intransigent Catholic nun, a militant rabbi or imam, or...

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Thomas Aquinas College Seminar

In his Letter to the Galatians, St. Paul vigorously emphasizes the preeminence of Christ and His cross as God’s path to salvation and holiness. He points to the ineffectiveness of the Mosaic Law for gaining divine favor and blessings, stressing instead the importance of Christian freedom and faith...

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Catholic University Renaissance Returns Church Principles to Academic Life

The Catholic University of America has entered an era in which church doctrine is central to every aspect of the school’s mission — from educational offerings to dormitory assignments — with some faculty calling the new age a “renaissance.” Far from being the country’s largest Catholi...

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Archbishop Gomez Addresses DC Symposium

On March 8, speaking to a Napa Institute conference in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez delivered one of the most compelling and sensible talks in recent memory on our current immigration dilemmas. I strongly encourage priests and people across the Greater Philadelphia region to r...

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