“Become an Inspired Business Leader,” Legatus Business Conference open to ALL

“Become an Inspired Business Leader,” Legatus Business Conference open to ALL

This has been a challenge year for business leaders.   Legatus wants to inspire YOU by presenting more than 60 of the top business leaders in the Catholic world on October 8-10, 2020 — with an option to listen on-demand ! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Register for the premium pass and listen to all speakers at…

The Mentors Radio Show in Greater SF Bay Area moves to new time slot!

The Mentors Radio Show in Greater SF Bay Area moves to new time slot!

The Mentors Radio, a popular and unique business & ethics radio show now in its Fourth Year, has a new time slot on AM860 The Answer in the San Francisco Bay Area, now airing at 1:00 pm every Saturday.  Produced by the Catholic Business Journal, the radio show and radio podcast features three remarkable and…

LOOKING AHEAD – Be Positive, Take Risks, Take Action

LOOKING AHEAD – Be Positive, Take Risks, Take Action

I still believe in New Year’s Resolutions. There are those who say don’t worry about New Year’s Resolutions because you don’t keep them anyway. My view is (1) even if you do not keep them they have caused you to think about where you need improvement in your life, and (2) whatever positive outcome occurs…

We are the Pro Life Generation and We will Abolish Abortion

We are the Pro Life Generation and We will Abolish Abortion

Students for Life has a bold mission.  We at Catholic Business Journal believe they can achieve it!  Here’s why.  From the very beginning, this student pro-life organization seemed different.  Their communication methods are aggressive, fresh and modern.  Their messages have been, and continue to be, consistent, actionable and clear. Their commentary has always been spot-on,…

Catholic business leaders at work: Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California to host 11th Annual Champions Gala

Catholic business leaders at work: Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California to host 11th Annual Champions Gala

The Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California will celebrate its 11th Annual Champions Gala on October 1 at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. The event will raise critical funds for the free medical clinic, which recently surpassed a decade in operations and more than 35,000 patient visits. This year’s event theme…

Confessions of a Basilica Confessor

Confessions of a Basilica Confessor

Dominican Priest Shares View From Confession Box By Carmen Elena Villa ROME, OCT. 2, 2009 (Zenit.org).- They have a fixed schedule, a day of rest, and a couple of hours for lunch. Their office is not a desk with a computer, but a confessional. They are the basilica confessors, those priests assigned a special ministry…

Vital Leadership Lessons from a Child with Autism

Vital Leadership Lessons from a Child with Autism

I have been leading people since I was a 16 year old in high school working at a restaurant in the town where I grew up.  Leadership has always been a passion for me and after years of study, reading dozens of leadership books, listening to mentors and accumulating great experience on the way to…

BOOK REVIEW: “Raving Fans,” by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles

BOOK REVIEW: “Raving Fans,” by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles

Raving Fans: A revolutionary Approach to Customer Service, by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles (1993, William Morrow and Company) is a simple and satisfying morsel of sage business advice echoing Catholic economic and moral principles of subsidiary, self-surrender and charity. Written as a fast-moving fable, resulting in a simple, quick read, typical of Blanchard’s style,…

Totus Tuus: Pope Benedict XVI Remembers John Paul II

Totus Tuus: Pope Benedict XVI Remembers John Paul II

VATICAN CITY  (Zenit.org)— Below is a translation of the homily delivered by Pope Benedict XVI on April 2, at the Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, to mark the fourth anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s death. * * * [Translation from Italian:] Dear Brothers and Sisters! Four years ago, exactly today [April 2], my beloved…

Clueless In Seattle

Clueless In Seattle

The advance of secularism and moral relativism in the public square is accelerating at an alarming rate – just watch prime time TV programming; see a movie targeted to teens/young adults such as “The Pineapple Express”; note the increase in state court rulings redefining marriage or forcing healthcare workers to participate in medical procedures against…