Meet The Self-Made Billionaire Who Is Sacrificing It All For God

Meet The Self-Made Billionaire Who Is Sacrificing It All For God

The Federalist—In Hong Kong right now, Jimmy Lai is sacrificing all — his fortune and possibly his life — for his God, his fellow man, and for freedom. Lai is a billionaire, although he wasn’t always one. Born two years before the Communists defeated the nationalists in China’s civil war, his father fled and his…

Anchorage, Alaska: Ed and Cathy Rasmuson Awarded Papal Benemerenti Medal

Anchorage, Alaska: Ed and Cathy Rasmuson Awarded Papal Benemerenti Medal

The North Star Catholic—On May 17, Archbishop Bellisario presented the Benemerenti Medal to Ed and Cathy Rasmuson during vespers at Holy Family Old Cathedral in Anchorage. It was a special recognition bestowed by the Holy Father, Pope Francis, to the Rasmusons for their lasting and exceptional service to the Catholic Church and the people of…

“Your bishop wants to kill you!” : Willingly working in one of the most dangerous places in the world, One Priest Inspires Beyond Words

“Your bishop wants to kill you!” : Willingly working in one of the most dangerous places in the world, One Priest Inspires Beyond Words

“Your bishop wants to kill you” When priest friends of Fr. Innocent Sunu learned of the newly ordained priest’s first parish assignment in Madagali, Nigeria, they warned the new priest that his bishop was trying to kill him. But Fr. Innocent Sunu saw it differently. In fact this young priest waived his right to refuse…

OBIT: Dr. Henry Joseph Zeiter, Devout Catholic, Philanthropist and World-Renown Ophthalmologist

OBIT: Dr. Henry Joseph Zeiter, Devout Catholic, Philanthropist and World-Renown Ophthalmologist

Dr. Henry Joseph Zeiter died in his Lodi, California, home on Sunday, December 20, 2020. A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, a world-renowned ophthalmologist, and a generous philanthropist, he was also a faithful friend of Thomas Aquinas College, having served for 34 years on its Board of Governors. Henry was born in Serhel, Lebanon, on…

Kobe remembered: Video and Transcript

Kobe remembered: Video and Transcript

Kobe and Shaq, Magic Johnson, Coach Phil Jackson, Three-Peat Lakers, and the great Michael Jordan (of the Bulls).  When I think of pro basketball, those names come to mind. Every time.  If I think a little more, LeBron James, sometimes Steph Curry and sometimes the older names of Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. That said,…

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Young Catholic Professional Jeremy Vinluan inspires others in ways you’d never imagine in this tech-heavy era

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Young Catholic Professional Jeremy Vinluan inspires others in ways you’d never imagine in this tech-heavy era

Photo: Jeremy G. Vinluan with Bishop Nelson Perez of the Diocese of Cleveland at a Theology on Tap event in West Cleveland. In an age of enlightened tech communications, when is the last time you received a handwritten letter? For younger readers, the likely answer to that question is “Never.” But what if you were…

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Catholic School Principal Kenneth Farr

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Catholic School Principal Kenneth Farr

In the words of the American writer William Arthur Ward, ”The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The wise teacher inspires.” Kenneth Farr, M.A., the new principal at St. David Catholic School in Richmond, CA, as of July 1, inspires. To become principal at age 26, after just five years…

Interview with Michael Walsh on The Fiery Angel and the link between cultural and political crisis in the West

Interview with Michael Walsh on The Fiery Angel and the link between cultural and political crisis in the West

Michael Saltis with the Catholic Business Journal, caught up with author Michael Walsh by phone regarding Walsh’s compelling book, The Fiery Angel: Art, Culture, Sex, Politics and the Struggle for the Soul of the West. As a journalist, author and screenwriter whose works include six novels, seven works of nonfiction, and the hit Disney movie…

Interview with Portrait Photographer of Saints Mother Teresa and John Paul II

Interview with Portrait Photographer of Saints Mother Teresa and John Paul II

Renown portrait photographer Michael Collopy, a devout Catholic, is about as humble as you can get. Yet his easy-to-know manner and quick smile belie his extraordinary talent with people and the camera.  The subjects of his work would agree, who include Saint John Paul II and Saint Mother Teresa, as well as Mick Jagger, Bono,…

Catholic Business Profile: THIS Man models what it means to Transform Culture

Catholic Business Profile: THIS Man models what it means to Transform Culture

In this Catholic Business Profile, we could not imagine a better example of the vocation of a Catholic business leader—a person who daily lives and models for us the habits of servant leadership, complete trust and abandonment to Divine Providence, constant prayer even in work, attention to excellence in product content and delivery, humility, building…

Catholic Business Profile: Eliud Kipchoge humbly smashes Marathon World Record, says it’s “heart and mind” that win the race

Catholic Business Profile: Eliud Kipchoge humbly smashes Marathon World Record, says it’s “heart and mind” that win the race

Eliud Kipchoge broke the marathon world record in Berlin in September with a time of  2:01:39. That’s TWO hours and slightly over one minute!  To put it it into perspective, in the same amount of time it took you to drive two hours away, Kipchoge RAN 26.2 miles without stopping!  He didn’t even look tired…

Doug Busch: With God’s grace, he is trucking full speed ahead

Doug Busch: With God’s grace, he is trucking full speed ahead

He wrestled, played football and threw the javelin at Holy Cross, started at linebacker for the United States Military Academy at West Point, served 24 years in the Army, ran a school for troubled teens in Chicago and spent five years hauling hazardous chemicals 1 million miles throughout all 50 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces,…

Michael Van Hecke, Founder, Catholic Textbook Project

Michael Van Hecke, Founder, Catholic Textbook Project

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 into a better teacher—or even into a great teacher. Founded in 2000, the Catholic Textbook…

Thomas Ackerman, Printer

Thomas Ackerman, Printer

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 created an impressive paper trail to success. Having led the way in revolutionizing the printing…