The Battle of Lepanto: The Battle that Saved Christian West and A Lesson for Our Times

The Battle of Lepanto: The Battle that Saved Christian West and A Lesson for Our Times

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 the anti-common sense, anti-life, anti-Christian news of the day!  The reason is simple.  The power of praying the Rosary was manifest in such a remarkable, historical…
Catholic Business Journal partners with Catholic Marketing Network to serve Catholic retailers, nonprofits and more

Catholic Business Journal partners with Catholic Marketing Network to serve Catholic retailers, nonprofits and more

Some might say that Catholic Marketing Network (CMN) is one of the best kept secrets in the Church. But the reality is that CMN is a well-known resource and membership network for Catholic retailers—both for Catholic stores and religious goods vendors. Now its doors have been widened. For nearly 30 years the organization has held…
2018 Napa Institute Brings out the Best: Fully Catholic, Fully Alive

2018 Napa Institute Brings out the Best: Fully Catholic, Fully Alive

by Karen A. Walker — Now in its ninth year, the Napa Institute has evolved into a wide grouping of interesting persons—lay men and women, religious orders, and clergy of every rank, each passionately following remarkably unique and varied paths, yet each profoundly united in a shared priority to obey and serve God fully with…
Wishing you and your Loved Ones …

Wishing you and your Loved Ones …

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!
Excerpt on the Eucharist from Archbishop Chaput book

Excerpt on the Eucharist from Archbishop Chaput book

Friends-good morning. I am currently reading a wonderful book by Archbishop Charles Chaput titled “Living the Catholic Faith: Rediscovering the Basics.” I highly recommend the book and have shared below an excerpt from Chapter 4 on the Eucharist that I strongly encourage you to read, reflect on and share. I hope you find it meaningful…
Free Speech Attacked? Are Freedom of Religious Beliefs Affected too? You be the judge

Free Speech Attacked? Are Freedom of Religious Beliefs Affected too? You be the judge

In an August 4, 2009, blog post, White House officials wrote: ” ….There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to end of life care.  These rumors often travel just below the surface via chain emails or through casual conversation.  Since we can’t keep track…
Consecration to Mary: Start This Week and Finish on Feast of Assumption

Consecration to Mary: Start This Week and Finish on Feast of Assumption

In talking with a friend a while back, we figured out that if you start the Consecration to Mary today (July 14) — the St. Louis de Montefort one is the most popular one and the one that St. Maximillian Kolbe used originally, then you’ll end up making your Consecration on the Feast of the…
Catholic Leaders Mourn Death of Thomas Aquinas College President

Catholic Leaders Mourn Death of Thomas Aquinas College President

  Thomas E. Dillon, Ph.D., president of the only four-year, fully integrated Catholic Great Books program in the nation, Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, Calif., was killed Wednesday, April 15, in a solo car crash while driving with his wife, Terri, in Ireland, en route to the International Council of Universities of St. Thomas…
What is FOCA and Why Should I Care?

What is FOCA and Why Should I Care?

  FOCA is an acronym for “Freedom of Choice Act,” a legislative bill reintroduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Barbara Boxer (D, CA) and in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressmen Jerrold Nadler (D, NY) the day after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ban on partial birth abortion (Partial Birth Abortion Ban…
DID YOU KNOW ABOUT THE WHOPPING NUMBER WHO PARTICIPATED IN 2009 MARCH FOR LIFE IN D.C. YESTERDAY?

DID YOU KNOW ABOUT THE WHOPPING NUMBER WHO PARTICIPATED IN 2009 MARCH FOR LIFE IN D.C. YESTERDAY?

Washington, D.C.—Estimates of between 150,000 to more than 250,000 — nearly a quarter of a million — college students, young adults, parents, business professionals, bishops, priests, U.S. Congressmen and women, and national pro-ife leaders converged on the nation’s capital for the 36th annual March For Life on Thursday, January 22, 2009. The March for Life…