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Survey: Please Let Us Know What You Think...

December 12, 2018

Our mission at the Catholic Business Journal is to help transform the business world for Christ. It's an audacious, bold mission. But we don't do it alone, nor could we. Our reach has grown over the years and today readers...

The Battle Of Lepanto: The Battle That Saved...

October 8, 2018

On October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, more than on any other feast day, I feel especially emboldened in faith and hope, no matter what may be the anti-common sense, anti-life, anti-Christian news of the day! ...

Students For Life Thank Ca Governor Brown For...

October 2, 2018

Reacting to the news that Governor Jerry Brown vetoed SB 320, Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America stated, "Today's veto is a victory for all women, students, and taxpayers in California. Students for Life of America is...

Catholic Medical Association Applauds Hhs's First Step Cancelling...

October 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA  - The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) along with the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) first step in cancelling a contract for medical research using aborted babies, however nearly...

Archbishop Chaput: Youth Synod Depends On Faith, Not...

October 2, 2018

Rome, Italy (CNA) - In an op-ed column published Saturday, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia restated his concerns about the upcoming synod of bishops on young adults, faith and vocational discernment, set to begin Oct. 3. The column was published...

U.s. Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Of Tennessee Pro-life...

October 2, 2018

Washington D.C. (CNA)—The United States Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to a pro-life amendment to the Tennessee state constitution. Amendment 1 categorically excludes abortion rights from the state’s constitution. The Supreme Court declined to admit an appeal on...

Princess Alexandra Of Hanover: Banned From British Line...

October 2, 2018

(CNA/EWTN News) - Princess Alexandra of Hanover, daughter of Princess Caroline and Prince Ernst August of Hanover, is a member of the royal family of Monaco. By birth she was also way down in England's line of succession to the...

Because You Asked...

September 14, 2018

Over the past year we've had an increase in user inquiries about Samaritan Ministries, a healthcare-sharing ministry that's been around more than 20 years and that also is one of our featured sponsors.  About 8 years ago the Catholic Business...

Beloved Mentor Allan Cox, An Early Guest On...

September 12, 2018

The simple, straight-forward words of advice by Allan Cox to young people— “Do what’s right in front of you”— define a key reason for Cox’ own masterful achievements over the course of his lifetime. A respected and sought-after advisor to...

Bishop Barber Of Oakland Takes Action In Wake...

September 12, 2018

When I visited UC-Berkeley earlier this year and met with a large group of Catholic students for a discussion, the first question they asked me was, “What do I tell my Catholic friend who no longer practices his faith because...

Blessed Labor Day To You!

September 3, 2018

Some thoughts for Labor Day... "… elevated from within by the grace of Christ, let them work vigorously so that by human labor, technical skill and civil culture, created goods may be perfected according to the design of the Creator...

Ewtn Big Winner At 2018 Gabriel Awards

June 28, 2018

Irondale, AL (EWTN) –  EWTN Global Catholic Network was honored with numerous Gabriel awards – for news coverage in war-torn Iraq, for two high-end original docudramas, and for a new radio talk show – during the 53rd Annual Gabriel Awards ceremony, Thursday, June...

New Doj Initiative Seeks To Protect Churches From...

June 28, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C – The U.S. Department of Justice announced on June 12 its new "Place to Worship Initiative," which will focus on "protecting the ability of houses of worship and other religious institutions to build, expand, buy, or rent facilities—as provided...

The Consistency Of Christ: The Nails In The...

March 26, 2018

Ralph Waldo Emerson had moments more perceptive than his vague religiosity: “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.” He spoke not of consistency itself, but of a “foolish” consistency. Ralph Waldo Emerson had...

Are You Considering A Major Career Pivot?

March 24, 2018

Host Tom Loarie discuss the secrets of a successful career pivot with guest mentor Lynn Fischer, one of the “50 Most Empowering Women in Business.” Lynn jumped from being a successful marketing executive (E&J Gallo, Dreyers, The Wine Group) to...

After Taxing Ordeal, Church Of Holy Sepulchre Reopens...

March 14, 2018

JERUSALEM  (CNA/EWTN News)—Christian leaders re-opened the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem (pictured left) after the city backtracked on proposals seen as targeting Christianity in the region. On Feb. 25, Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Armenian church leaders jointly decided to...

Catholic Business Profile: Dr. Michael Kloess—director, Our Lady...

February 7, 2018

Dr. Michael Kloess (pictured left), a board-certified family physician, runs a direct primary care clinic in Madison, Wisconsin, that uniquely echoes the Gospel message and Catholic, pro-life teaching regarding medicine and health issues. For him, it is a business and...

Free Report - Vocation Of The Business Leader

February 2, 2018

Are You Just Pursuing a Career, or are you Embracing Your Unique Calling in Life? Find out about: Your calling as a Catholic Business Leader in today's fast-paced, high-tech, global economy  The transforming importance of ethical social principles based on...

Trend: Catholic Schools Are Putting Down I-phones—and Picking...

January 31, 2018

DENVER, CO (CNA/EWTN News)—Not long ago, introducing more technology into the classroom meant allowing third graders to play 15 minutes of Oregon Trail during recess time. In recent years, particularly after the emergence of smartphones and other mobile devices circa 2012,...

March For Life 2018: Catholic Colleges Converge On...

January 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (CNA/EWTN News)—The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. Many of the marchers will be students from Catholic universities, who will,...

October Reminder: This Month Devoted To Rosary And...

October 6, 2017

The month of October is traditionally dedicated to Respect Life and to the Most Holy Rosary. We Catholics see an essential connection between honoring Our Most Blessed Mother, Mother of God and Mother of the Church, and praying for an...

Michael Van Hecke, Founder, Catholic Textbook Project

October 2, 2017

It’s a commonplace in education that "a textbook is only as good as the teacher who teaches it." But according to Michael Van Hecke (pictured above), founder of the Catholic Textbook Project, sometimes a textbook can transform a good teacher...

Blessings

October 2, 2017

Pray that my home and my daily life will be greatly wonderfully blessed, graced by the Lord, good homes for extra animals that I will have great confidence, trust, home, love, respect, appreciation, and gratitude for Jesus and Mary, and...

The Nfl’s Leadership Breakdown

September 26, 2017

Every organizational leader of even average talent knows that an essential element of leadership is what we often refer to as “energy management.” In simplest terms, this means finding ways to instill positive energy in your employees and your customers...

The Healing Touch Of Sacred Art: Just What...

September 26, 2017

DENVER, CO (CNA/EWTN News)—The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re a doctor. “Catholic art has a long history of demonstrating the beauty of the human person, beauty both...

Thomas Ackerman, Printer

September 26, 2017

By Joseph O'Brien   At a time when email, ebooks and iPhones seem to have eclipsed snail mail, paperbacks and anything in hard copy, owner and manager of Spirit Printing Services, Inc., of Chula Vista, CA, Thomas Ackerman (pictured left) has...

Medical Sanity Vs. Economic Quackery: Ethical Response To...

September 26, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News)—A research paper that depicts the growth of Catholic health care as a threat to reproductive health ignores the attraction of Catholic hospitals and downplays the ethical concerns about procedures like abortion and...

Vatican Seeks To Reel-in Fair Trade Certification For...

September 26, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News)—An upcoming world congress by the Catholic organization Apostleship of the Sea will focus on the plight of fishermen, who frequently face exploitation in carrying out their work, according to one Vatican official. He lamented...

Michigan Lawsuit Threatens Religious Liberties Of Catholic Adoption...

July 25, 2017

LANSING, MI (CNA/EWTN News)—Faith-based adoption agencies won't be able to adhere to their religious mission in Michigan if a lawsuit challenging state law succeeds, critics say. “This suit challenging Michigan's law is mean-spirited, divisive and intolerant,” the Michigan Catholic Conference said...

China’s Coercive Population Control Policy Turns 37 This...

July 25, 2017

By Reggie Littlejohn   WASHINGTON, D.C.—China’s coercive population control policy turns 37 this week (September 25).  The news media touted the Two Child Policy as having “abandoned,” “ended” or “ditched” the One Child Policy.  However, forced abortion, involuntary sterilization, the...

Mexico: Children Rescued From Collapsed School Building

July 25, 2017

God Bless Mexico!! In the aftermath of Tuesday's powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake—as collapsed buildings, shock, devastation and the unimaginable pain of suddenly discovering the fate of lost loved ones transform parts of Mexico City and the surrounding region into chaos,...

Consecration To Immaculate Heart Of Mary: The Ultimate...

July 25, 2017

By Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted   The famous Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn spent nearly 50 years studying the history of the bloody revolution that took the lives of some 60 million of his countrymen. In the process, he read hundreds...

Ludovic, Oksana, Loulia, Nastia

March 5, 2017

please pray Jesus for me  to be luckier in  life and  to  give me more success, also pray god for my friends named Oksana Nastia and Loulia in Kiev.  Nastia is sick and poor and her mother Oksana is a...

Logan, Age 11

December 17, 2016

DEAR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, MY BROTHER-IN-LAW'S GRANDSON, LOGAN, 11 YEARS OLD, SUPPOSED TO BE TWELVE NEXT WEEK, IS VERY, VERY ILL, AND MAY NOT MAKE IT THROUGH THE DAY!  PLEASE, PLEASE PRAY REAL HARD FOR A MIRACLE HEALING!!!  THANK YOU! ...

Fr. Serra Would Approve: Catholic Evangelization On The...

August 31, 2015

Doug Sherman's rapid expanse from one, lone, pioneering Catholic radio station launched in 1997, to more than 24 stations now saturating California and the southwestern United States was just the beginning. Now there's another new Catholic radio station, a West...

The Most Powerful Weapon: The Holy Rosary

October 7, 2014

In October 2009, a battalion of soldiers from Britain’s Coldstream Guards was deployed to the Helmand Province of Afghanistan to launch an offensive with U.S. and NATO forces against the Taliban.  Among them was Private Glenn Hockton, an 18-year-old from...

Seeking Career Change?

June 18, 2014

Every year, a small percentage of Catholics in business do switch to what they expect will be a more fulfilling line of work---including religious non-profit fields. Every year, a small percentage of Catholics in business do switch to what they...

How Ethics Benefits Corporate Profits

May 29, 2014

Just as strong ethics are necessary for beneficial relationships with friends and family, so they are vital for driving a company’s long-term financial performance. A company’s strong ethical culture equates with honesty, respect for employees, clients and shareholders alike. Just...

My Cousin, Family, And I, Please Pray For...

March 1, 2013

My Cousin's son will be fought over in court by his mother. Though my cousin and his son's mom are not married, she wants to retain full parentalship and wants full child support. Sadly, her child will be the real...

Stephanie

February 4, 2013

I have hair loss on my scalp that i have suffered from since my senior year in high school. I just ask that you pray for this condition go go away and for me to be healed.

A Bettter Paid Job

January 29, 2013

I am a professional person who lost his normal job and was forced to take a job on minimum wage. This is better than not job but I am not earning enough to pay my mortgage. I need a better...

Liz

January 11, 2013

Please pray for my 13 year old daughter, Liz, who is struggling with the loss of a dear friend and needs lots of support to rally her strength and accomplish the goals she set for this school year.

Therese Sarkis 66 Years Old

November 24, 2012

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, My mother Therese suffers from a cancer.  I beg you to pray our LORD and His HOLY MOTHER for her.  Thank you and may GOD bless you.  

Timea

November 7, 2012

Please pray for my emotional healing,relationships and financial needs.  Thank you very much! 

Audrey And Abu And Healing Of Hair And...

October 11, 2012

My name is Audrey and my boy friend's name is Abu and I am reaching out to Jesus Christ for divine intervention to know His will for our relationship right now. Do Abu and I have a future together or not?...

Osayi

October 11, 2012

Please pray that my heart's desire be granted,Please pray that my heart's desire be granted, the return of the love of my life, my one true love. I pray that my Osayi may have healed his wounds from the past...

J

July 11, 2012

Please pray that my brother's hair and scalp would be healed and that his hair would grow back.

My Chinese-american Family

June 19, 2012

I am estranged from my Chinese-American family, I miss them terribly--I don't know for sure what issues are involved (I have some ideas certainly) don't you believe the nonsense that 'time heals all wounds' no it doesn't, time is an...

Flatsurf

April 7, 2012

To find a career that keeps me close to my faith and supports my family.

Communication Week Media Ltd

March 29, 2012

Divine intervention in this business. For the success of the Beacon of ICT Awards 2012. And also the success of Nigeria CIOs forum 2012

Baby Jackson

March 16, 2012

Baby Jackson suffers from severe EB, please help him heal and grow to be healthy and strong.

Rosie Grimm

March 16, 2012

Please pray for healing for Rosie Grimm if it be God's will. She is a beautiful, vivacious, creative, intelligent and devout young college graduate suffering from a rare cancer who will soon undergo new treatment.  We are especially asking for...

Phil

March 15, 2012

For my husband's severe kidney trouble.  Prayers for healing.  Thank you.

David

November 26, 2011

That he may come back to his wife and be a model to his children rather than becoming involved in the drug culture with them. Pray that he will believe in God and that I as his w ife and...

Bruce Mason

October 9, 2011

Dear GOD, Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. THY will be done, not mine. Amen.

Dan Lyons

July 1, 2011

Please pray for Dan and his family as they help him fight cancer

Grandkids & Friends

June 15, 2011

5 ,20yr+ young men and single mom of 2 children looking for work

"dr. Death" Kevorkian Dies, Deadly Legacy Lives On

June 5, 2011

Detroit, Mich. (CNA/EWTN News) — Catholics have responded to the June 3 death of assisted suicide activist Dr. Jack Kevorkian with prayers for him and his victims, affirming the Christian belief in the sanctity of life. “Left out in much...

Caleb

May 23, 2011

Please pray for my son. He is 22 years old, very gifted, graduated from college, has been accepted to graduate school. God has given him many gifts, one of which is AADD. He has finally gotten to the point that...

St. Jude Academy

April 1, 2011

The families of St. Jude Academy found out last night that the school was going to close. The parents found the news unacceptable and took on the challenge to try to raise $400K in 30 days to keep the school...

Leona And Rick

March 5, 2011

Alchoholism has taken my brother hostage and the Devil is fighting for his soul. Leona prays for her son but cannot let him go to get help. Please pray for God's love and strenghth for them both that He will...

America Quiet On The Execution Of Afghan Christian...

February 21, 2011

Hudson Institute — A terrible drama is unfolding in Afghanistan: There are reports that Said Musa, whose situation I described at Christmas, will soon be executed for the ‘crime’ of choosing to become a Christian. (For background, see here.) Musa was...

Maryanne

January 13, 2011

That I will find full time work so that I can pay my bills from when I was sick for 10 years. I am about to lose everything. And that I may always do God's will.

Brandon

January 13, 2011

For my son's physical health as he is having complications from an appendectomy; for his mental health as he is under a lot of stress; for his spiritual help so that he returns to Church and a relationship with our...

The Splendor Of The O Antiphons

December 18, 2010

Each day from Dec. 17 through Christmas, the Catholic Business Journal will post the "O Antiphon" for that day. Below is the first of these antiphons, followed by a wonderful article by Fr. Juan Diego of the Norbertines. Enjoy! —ed....

Bishop Rosecrans High School

November 3, 2010

Please pray for the resurgence of students at our Catholic schools, that the community will again, realize and support the incredible value our Catholic school has in our community, and that our school system will once again be a thriving...

Lisa

October 18, 2010

Please pray for me. I really could use a better part-time job. Br. Andre, pray for us!

Safi

September 9, 2010

Please we humbly pray for a healing miracle for my baby girl, ST. That she be completely cured of this ailment and it never come back, and her vision be perfectly protected and no disfigurement and her eyes track and...

Kumar

August 24, 2010

due to loss in business i and my family are tortured by greedy money lenders.pray god to prosper the business and pay all loans. thank u all who pray for us . god bless u . praise the lord

Ushaa

August 24, 2010

pray for preetha to be blessed with a child . she has done surgery and suffering physically and mentally for a baby .only your prayers can bring miracle in her life.thank u for all who pray for preetha.praise the lord....

Book Review: Idea Of A University By Cardinal...

August 23, 2010

No man was ever better qualified to write such a book as The Life of a University than was John Henry Cardinal Newman, and the subject has never been more pressing than it is today. In this classic, Newman poses...

Book Review: Parochial And Plain Sermons, By John...

August 23, 2010

Parochial and Plain Sermons by John Henry Cardinal Newman.  All eight volumes of Newman's famous sermons are brought together in this new edition that is beautifully printed and bound on Bible paper with a flexible leatherette cover and red ribbon....

Sureshb

August 22, 2010

Please pray for the "integration" of my interest in "Catholic Business Hour" with the glory of God and the good of my family. Pieces: - Catholic Business hour - Acton institute - Catholic Business Hour - St. Joseph - Caritas...

Leinaala Haynie

July 3, 2010

complete recovery from coma

Dj

June 19, 2010

Please pray for DJ that he would get a good job that he will be successful at and is in his hometown so he will not have to travel. Please pray for him that he will be able to go...

Hsl

June 19, 2010

Please pray for HSL to get enough money to make needed repairs and to pay off our existing debt and be a resource, an oasis, for the community and a profitable business that will support my family in a comfortable...

Hj

June 19, 2010

Please pray for her that she would return to the Catholic faith, that she would live of life of honor, integrity, fidelity, humility, gratitude and full of forgiveness, faith and love. Please pray for her that she would have her...

Jens

June 19, 2010

Please pray for him to be a good, honorable, admirable, moral and ethical Husband, Father and Man. Please pray for him that his accomplishments and acheivements are honored soon and in great abundance.

Angie Greer

June 19, 2010

Please pray for her to know her Father loves, appreciates and respects her. Please pray for her to be safe, protected, full of faith, live of life of honor, integrity, accomplishment, being a good partner, happy and fullfilled.

Ms Kim

June 19, 2010

Please pray for MS Kim to be at peace and have good memories even though MS Kim's Mother and brother have passed away. Please pray for MS Kim's hard work, life of faith, honor, integrity, and fidelity to be rewarded...

Prayful Mother

May 24, 2010

My daughter in a coma

Michelle Michael Megan And Famliy

May 9, 2010

WE WERE EXPOSED TO OCULT WE ASK TO BREAK AND HEAL US FROM ALL OCULT WITCHCRAFT PACT SEAL CURSE EVIL TONGUES ETC TO BREAK AND HEAL USFROM ANY MOND CONTROL CAUSED BY OCULT AND FOR GREAT DELIRENCE OF ALKLEVIL AND...

Jonathan And Kristi

April 3, 2010

Pray for pregnancy - baby number 6.  Pray that we can find a way to get a vehicle that can seat a family of 8.  Pray we can keep our children in catholic school. http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=-3&id=1411303574&l=648b41cd0f

Juliana

March 21, 2010

Positive outcome of test results on Monday, 3/22, but the grace to accept any outcome.

Joshua

February 27, 2010

For those seeking work and the intentions of our Holy Father, we pray.

Arthur

February 26, 2010

Pray for my son-in-law to find the place God has for him to work so he can support himself, wife, and three children using his gifts, talents, and learned skills. He has been looking for a very long time. He...

Saturday Show: Faith And Broadcast Journalism Profession

January 9, 2010

Don't miss Saturday's live, call-in radio show, The Catholic Business Hour, when host Dick Lyles interviews three-time Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Jim Newman.  A lifelong Catholic, Mr. Newman's journalism career spans three decades and includes his most recent work...

Saturday Show: The Role Of Business In A...

January 2, 2010

The Catholic Business Hour radio host Dick Lyles will deliver a special January 2 live, call-in program.  No guest is scheduled for the show.  Instead, Mr. Lyles will discuss the role of business in a spiritually driven society, including a...

Nearly 100 Catholic Business Professionals Make Consecration New...

January 1, 2010

Nearly 100 Catholic business professionals, from all across the U.S. and several from Canada, made St. Louis de Montfort's Consecration to Jesus through Mary on the Feast of the Solemnity of Mary, January 1, 2010.  Imagine how these individuals will...

Wishing You And Your Loved Ones ...

January 1, 2010

All of us at the Catholic Business Journal and The Catholic Business Hour wish you and your loved ones a truly blessed, prosperous and holy New Year!

The Principles Of Microfinance: Changing, Saving Lives!

December 17, 2009

by Marc D'Silva  Empowering Women through Microfinance One Billion People Struggle to Survive on Less than a Dollar a Day Imagine trying to get through the day without spending more than one dollar.  No latte.  No newspaper.  No taxi.  Most...

Our Lady Of Guadalupe Inspires Chicago Illuminator

December 11, 2009

Researching how to best create an illumination of Our Lady of Guadalupe for an upcoming week-long workshop (Jan. 18 - 23, 2009) on the Techniques of Tempera Painting and Gilding, Chicago-based illuminator Jed Gibbons drew unexpected inspiration from the following...

Powerful New Report From World Economic Forum

December 11, 2009

The following article was published by C-Fam (Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute).  Because of the profound effects of abortion laws on our culture, our businesses and our societal sense of values and ethics, this powerful new report from the...

Did You Know? Our Logo Meaning...

December 8, 2009

Did you know that the Feast of the Immaculate Conception has special meaning for the Catholic Business Journal? We are consecrated under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception, imitating St. Maximilian Kolbe, a patron of modern communication, in his unwavering...

Saint Padre Pio On The Immaculate Conception

December 8, 2009

The Three Divine Persons imbue this sublime creature with all her privileges, her favors, and her graces, and with all of her holiness.  The Eternal Father created her pure and immaculate and is well pleased in her for she is...

Sign Up For Virtual Pilgrimage & Consecration

December 8, 2009

It's not too late to join nearly 100 other Catholic business professionals from around the country who are already wrapping up the First Week of the Catholic Business Journal virtual pilgrimage and Consecration, following the directives of St. Louis de...

Religious Sisters To Distribute Christmas Parcels In Impoverished...

December 8, 2009

Unbeknownst to many it seems, there are less than 420,000 Chaldean Catholics in Iraq, which equals 1.7 percent of Iraq's total population. The Church in Iraq has suffered greatly at the hands of radical Islamic violence including the murder of...

Pope Benedict Xvi Cautions Against Dangers Of Marxist...

December 8, 2009

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2009 / 11:42 am (CNA).- In a meeting with a group of Brazilian bishops on Saturday, the Holy Father warned of the dangers of Marxist liberation theology and noted its grave consequences for ecclesial communities. During...

Archbishop Chaput: Manhattan Declaration Will Galvanize Christians In...

December 8, 2009

On November 20, 2009, a group of prominent and widely diverse Christian clergy, leaders and scholars  released the Manhattan Declaration, a three-paragraph clarion call for Christians of all denominations to adhere to and defend, under any circumstance, their core principles—which...

Thomas Loarie To Discuss Life Science Field On...

November 28, 2009

On Saturday morning, November 28, Thomas M. Loarie, Chairman and CEO of Mercador MedSystems, Inc., and a career life science executive with more than 30 years experience growing multi-national medical technology companies, will discuss his faith and the life science...