OBIT: Hank Evers, whose life continues to inspire

OBIT: Hank Evers, whose life continues to inspire

In November of 2020, Santiago Retreat Center Vice President of Philanthropy and our Brother in Christ Hank Evers was diagnosed with a rare form of terminal cancer.  During this past year, we walked with Hank on his heroic Camino of suffering, made particularly difficult by the Covid restrictions on healthcare facilities. Doctor visits, hospital stays, chemo infusions, all…

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Nick Thomm

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Nick Thomm

Everything about Nick Thomm exudes the principle: Do what you love, anchored in Christ! In the case of this unique Catholic Business Profile, the much-loved, devout Catholic, understated and ever positive Nicholas Alexander Thomm, former executive producer at Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan, died November 24, 2020, after a 14-year battle with brain…

Obituary: Much admired EWTN News President Andrew Walther succumbs to complications related to leukemia

Obituary: Much admired EWTN News President Andrew Walther succumbs to complications related to leukemia

Catholic and political leaders paid tribute to the late EWTN News president Andrew Walther on Monday and Tuesday. Walther, who died Nov. 1, was remembered as a communications strategist, an advocate for persecuted Christians, a faithful Catholic, and a husband and father. Walther died on All Saints’ Day, from complications related to leukemia. He had…

Regis Philbin Dead at 88: Catholic To The Core

Regis Philbin Dead at 88: Catholic To The Core

CNA—Game show and talk show host Regis Francis Xavier Philbin died July 24 at 88. Philbin was a Catholic, and a longtime proponent and supporter of Catholic schools. He had a reputation as one of the hardest working persons in show business. “I think it made a great difference. Solidified me….taught me an awful lot.…

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…