Webinars & Podcasts

Napa Institute Webinars & Podcasts

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Conversation with Rick Santorum about the 2020 Election 

November 4, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for an exclusive interview with Rick Santorum, CNN Senior Political Commentator and former U.S. Senator, on the current state of the 2020 Election.



Conversation on Catholic Anthropology and What it Means to be Human with O. Carter Snead 

November 2, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a timely and insightful conversation with Notre Dame’s O. Carter Snead, on the topic of Catholic Anthropology and What it Means to be Human.



A Conversation with Chris Stefanick

October 8, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Real Life Catholic’s Chris Stefanick. In the words of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Chris is “one of the most engaging young defenders of the Christian faith on the scene today.”

Chris Stefanick participated as a featured speaker during our 2020 Napa Institute Virtual Conference which took place August 14-15, 2020. In case you missed it, you can still purchase access to the Virtual Conference at napa-institute.org.



A Conversation with Jimmy Lai

October 5, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for an exclusive conversation with Jimmy Lai, British Hong Kong entrepreneur and pro-democracy activist, led by Francis X. Maier.

Jimmy discusses his recent arrest and why he continues to stay in Hong Kong, risking his comfort and freedom.



A Conversation with Congressman Dan Lipinski

September 25, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL 3rd District) led by Francis X. Maier, Senior Fellow in the Catholic Studies Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Former Senior Advisor/Special Assistant to Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.

Throughout this conversation, Congressman Lipinski will discuss what led him into a political career – one within the Democratic Party specifically – and Catholics/Political Responsibility.



A Conversation with Catholic Leadership Institute’s Dan Cellucci

September 16, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Dan Cellucci, the CEO of the Catholic Leadership Institute



Friendship is Everything: A Conversation with Curtis Martin

July 30, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) Founder, Curtis Martin



Panel on Racism in America

June 8, 2020

Join Panelists Reverend Eugene Rivers, Lannette Turicchi, and Louis Brown as they have an open conversation about Racism in America.



Coronavirus, The Constitution, and Constraint: Does the Constitution Still Apply in a Pandemic

June 5, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a Conversation with John Bursch, VP of Appellate Advocacy & Senior Counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom and Ryan Tucker, Senior Counsel & Director of the Center for Christian Ministries with Alliance Defending Freedom, as they discuss Coronavirus, The Constitution, and if the Constitution Still Applys in a Pandemic.



Called to a Great Adventure

May 25, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for an interview with Archbishop Charles Chaput, as he reflects on the Church today, his own vocation, and the many reasons Catholics have for Hope.



Interview with Archbishop Borys Gudziak 

May 22, 2020

Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Archbishop Borys Gudziak.



A Conversation with Kevin Wells

May 9, 2020

Join Kevin Wells, acclaimed author of The Priests We Need to Save the Church, shares his thoughts on how we can renew the Church by renewing the clergy.



A Conversation with Napa Institute Founder, Tim Busch 

April 24, 2020

Join Fran Maier, from the Ethics & Public Policy Center, and Tim Busch, Founder of the Napa Institute, as they discuss why the Napa Institute is of critical importance for Catholics now, what is going on in the Catholic Church in America, the importance of Gratitude, and much more.



Reopening the Economy

April 17, 2020

Join the Napa Institute & the Heritage Foundation to learn about reopening the economy and the realities of a post COVID-19 economy, national security and foreign policy.



Sacraments in a Time of Pandemic

April 14, 2020

Fr. Thomas Joseph White shares some thoughts on how Catholics can respond during a public health crisis, and how to deepen our spiritual lives when there is restricted access to the Sacraments.



Hearts Made for Service – Interview with Fr Mark Mary

April 7, 2020

Fr. Mark Mary Ames , from the CFR’s in the Bronx, shares some thoughts on how we can continue to live our lives for others even during the pandemic.



Dr. Aaron Kheriaty Reflects on the COVID Crisis

April 2, 2020

Join Dr. Aaron Kheriaty to hear an insider’s perspective on the current state of the COVID-19 crisis and the steps that are currently being taken to combat the virus, to examine some of the challenging bio-ethical questions being faced during this historical moment, and to learn a few practical ways that regular people can help those who are dealing with the crisis.



How the CARES Act Can Helps Non-profits

March 30, 2020

Attorney Eric Kniffin offers insights on how the recently passes CARES act can benefit small business and non profits. Please take a moment to watch this webinar, hosted by the Napa Institute, and share it with other leaders.



Catholic Responses to the COVID 19 Crisis

March 26, 2020

Fr. Eric Cadin, Bill Mumma, and Tim Busch discuss the appropriate Catholic responses to the current COVID-19 crisis, particularly from a business perspective.