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Conversation with Carrie Gress
May 11, 2021
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Author Carrie Gress, hosted by Kristin Meyer, a friend of the Napa Institute.
Conversation with Sohrab Ahmari
April 30, 2021
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with author Sohrab Ahmari, hosted by Fran Maier.
Conversation with Erika Bachiochi
April 2, 2021
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Erika Bachiochi, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and legal scholar specializing in Equal Protection jurisprudence, feminist legal theory, Catholic social teaching, and sexual ethics.
Conversation with Mary FioRito
March 24, 2021
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Cardinal Francis George Fellow, Mary FioRito
Conversation with Roma Downey
March 19, 2021
Join Napa Institute Executive Director, John Meyer, for a conversation with Roma Downey, Actress, Producer, and Author. Roma produced and starred in The History Channel’s mini-series The Bible.
Conversation with Mary Rice Hasson
March 18, 2021
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Ethics & Public Policy Center’s Mary Rice Hasson.
Conversation with Josh Holdenried
March 12, 2021
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Napa Legal institute’s Josh Holdenreid.
Conversation with Ralph Martin
January 4, 2021
Join Napa Institute Board Member, Fran Maier, for a conversation with author Ralph Martin about his latest book, A Church in Crisis: Pathways Forward, and his love for the Catholic Faith.
Conversation with Fr. Spitzer
Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D., co-founder and President of The Napa Institute, the President of the Magis Center of Reason and Faith (www.magiscenter.com), and President of the Spitzer Center (www.spitzercenter.org), sits down with Napa Institute’s Tim Busch and John Meyer to discuss his new book, Christ versus Satan in Our Daily Lives: The Cosmic Struggle Between Good and Evil.
Conversation with Gerard Bradley
December 23, 2020
Francis X. Maier leads a conversation with Gerard V. Bradley, Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, on legal ethics and constitutional law in our current climate.
On Social Shutdowns by Bishop Paprocki
December 18, 2020
Bishop Paprocki gives the address at the annual Msgr. Thomas J. Herron Catholic CEO Dinner, on the topic of Social Shutdowns.
Conversation on Patriotism with R. R. Reno
December 17, 2020
R. R. Reno, the Editor of First Things, and Fran Maier discuss the virtue of patriotism.
Conversation with Michael Hanby
December 16, 2020
Join Napa Institute for a conversation with Professor Michael Hanby, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy of Science at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage & Family at The Catholic University of America, on technology led by Francis X. Maier.
Conversation with Carl R. Trueman
November 25, 2020
Join the Napa Institute for a conversation with Theologian and Author, Carl R. Trueman, led by Francis X Maier.
Conversation with Cristofer Pereyra
November 11, 2020
Fran Maier leads a conversation with Cristofer Pereyra, Chief Executive Officer at The Tepeyac Leadership Initiative, on the Catholic impact, or lack thereof, in American culture and professional leadership within our country.
Conversation with Rod Dreher
November 5, 2020
Join Napa Institute for a conversation with Rod Dreher on his new book, Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents, and what it means to be a faithful Christian in a time of cultural decline.
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.
The Napa Institute Summer Conference brings together some of the world’s most prominent Catholic and Christian thinkers each year to engage, encourage, and inspire the over 700 participants who gather from every corner of the country and around the world. This conference provides unique opportunities to build community, share ideas, and grow in friendship with some of the most effective Catholics leaders in the country.