The World’s Oldest Nun who Defied the Nazis and Sheltered Jews

The World’s Oldest Nun who Defied the Nazis and Sheltered Jews

A Polish Catholic nun who defied the Nazis by shielding local Jews in a convent in Vilnius, Lithuania, died at 110 years of age last September 2018. Her life remains an inspiration to those of us living today, especially for Catholic business professionals as we face increasing government encroachment on civil and religious liberties.—ed.  It…
Catholics for the Common Good Founder Bill Mays Dies May 11

Catholics for the Common Good Founder Bill Mays Dies May 11

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Bill May, the courageous, fearless, focused founder of Catholics for the Common Good and a good friend to Catholic Business Journal.  We will post an obit in the next week or so, for now here is the announcement by Mays’ family and a link…
Jean Vanier, Champion and Friend to Intellectually Disabled, Founder of L’Arche, dies at 90

Jean Vanier, Champion and Friend to Intellectually Disabled, Founder of L’Arche, dies at 90

CNA—Beloved founder of L’Arche, Jean Vanier died May 7, at the age of 90. He died at a L’Arche home in Paris, where he had entered palliative care several weeks ago, after a protracted battle with cancer. Vanier will be mourned by his friends: the weak, the indigent, the forgotten, the disturbed, the rejected, and…
Jesuit Father James Schall has died at age 91

Jesuit Father James Schall has died at age 91

CNA—Father James Schall, S.J., a longtime professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and the author of numerous books and essays, died Holy Wednesday aged 91. Schall was born Jan. 28, 1928 in Pocahontas, Iowa, and after high school spent time at the University of Santa Clara and in the U.S. Army. He entered the California…
George H.W. Bush on Death, the After Life and Almost Dying in World War II

George H.W. Bush on Death, the After Life and Almost Dying in World War II

We at Catholic Business Journal felt that TIME magazine culled one of the most compelling, short video compilations—using only President George H.W. Bush’s quotes and images—that capture well the driving principles, faith and motivation behind the U.S. President we honor this week in his death. TIME—George H.W. Bush, who died on Nov. 30, 2018 at…