China and the Vatican

China and the Vatican

Father Paul Mariani, S.J., professor at Santa Clara University, gave a fascinating talk at the Napa Institute Summer Conference on the subject of China and the Vatican. Father Mariani’s presentation centered on a 2018 “provisional accord” between China and the Vatican that was apparently designed to work toward normalizing relations and resolving issues over the…

FASTING: Something concrete and powerful we can do while the world goes crazy

FASTING: Something concrete and powerful we can do while the world goes crazy

The Eleventh Annual Napa Catholic Conference included a practical but very profound talk on the subject of fasting by Jay W. Richards, Ph.D., O.P., of The Busch School of Business at Catholic University of America. The Bible is full of references to fasting, especially at critical times during a person’s life, especially necessary along with…

All Things Made New: Napa Institute Summer Conference Overview

All Things Made New: Napa Institute Summer Conference Overview

The Eleventh Annual Napa Catholic Conference was held July 22-24, 2021, with an impressive lineup of Catholic speakers on the theme “All Things Made New.” The conference included Mass and a wide range of talks, including religious and spiritual topics, lots of commentary on current Church and world events, apologetics and some very practical subjects…

Napa Institute: July 21-25, 2021

Napa Institute: July 21-25, 2021

11th Annual Summer Conference Join us for the 11th Annual Summer Conference! July 21 – 25, 2021 Napa, California Register Now We invite you to join us as we dive deeper into our Catholic Faith and examine, with a spirit of charity, intellectual rigor, and fidelity to the magisterium, pressing issues facing Catholics today. The…