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AI and the Catholic Faith

AI and the Catholic Faith

How might we use AI for good, both in our professional lives and in our personal faith journey? We have been living in an age of rapidly evolving innovation and technology. As all of God’s original intent for “all created things” were meant “for good,” technologies are tools and

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A Catholic Professional's Guide to Lent

A Catholic Professional's Guide to Lent

This year is a year of “double blessings” with Ash Wednesday falling on St. Valentine’s Day! As Lent is quickly approaching, this sacred season is a time of spiritual renewal and a deepening of one’s faith through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.   But how might we incorporate our Lenten

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We Are the Laity, and This Is Our Hour

We Are the Laity, and This Is Our Hour

By Jean-Paul Afif Today we come together not merely as individuals, but as the living body of the Church. We gather at a pivotal moment, a moment that transcends the ordinary and beckons us to recognize the extraordinary calling that rests upon us. We are the laity, and this is

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Patron Saints Series: Marian Devotion

Patron Saints Series: Marian Devotion

It is not too late to participate in The Hour of the Laity: A Lay Catholic Conference (THL2023);  THL2023 is the conference we have been asking the Patron Saints, Blesseds, and Servants of God featured in the Patron Saint Series for intercessory prayers for its success. THL2023 is a national

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Patron Saints Series: Philanthropy and Charity

Patron Saints Series: Philanthropy and Charity

How did the great cathedrals get built? How did the great universities and hospitals get funding? How did pagan empires become Christian? There were many contributing factors, but the conversion and support of the ‘elite and privileged’ and the development of true leaders cannot be ignored. Philanthropy from a king

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Patron Saints Series: Prayer and Perseverance

Patron Saints Series: Prayer and Perseverance

My brothers, consider it a great joy when trials of many kinds come upon you, for you well know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance, and perseverance must complete its work so that you will become fully developed, complete, not deficient in any way… Blessed is anyone who

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Patron Saints Series: Heroically Countercultural

Patron Saints Series: Heroically Countercultural

Who would have imagined believing and living simple truths and leading a good, wholesome life could be countercultural and heroic? Yet that is where we are, and we need not be afraid. We are not alone, for Jesus and the saints have gone before us and called us to become

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It’s Time to Let the Lion Out

It’s Time to Let the Lion Out

By Chad Brown On June 24, 2023, seventy-five lay Catholic professionals graduated from the Tepeyac Leadership Initiative (TLI), the flagship civic leadership development program for Tepeyac Leadership, Inc. I had the honor of serving as the TLI Class President for the 2023 cohort, the 6th graduating class to date. With

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Patron Saints Series: Help in Finding Meaning and Purpose

Patron Saints Series: Help in Finding Meaning and Purpose

Are you struggling with finding purpose and meaning in your life? You are not alone! Many Saints have encountered difficulties in discerning God's call for their lives. Reading about Saints and 'Saints-in-the-making' (those in the process of being Canonized) can give us hope and insight. Now

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Patron Saints Series: The Archangels and Business Vocations

Patron Saints Series: The Archangels and Business Vocations

Who are Patron Saints, and why do we ask them to pray for us? According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Patron Saints provide a model of charity and the assurance of prayer (CCC2156). Individuals, organizations, or people in positions of authority choose them to pray for us. “Intercession

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NEW! Patron Saints Series: Doctors of the Church

NEW! Patron Saints Series: Doctors of the Church

Who are Doctors of the Catholic Church, and why are they ideal Patron Saints for business vocations? Do we mean medical doctors? No, although there is nothing to preclude a medical doctor from becoming a future Doctor of the Church! Is it the same as the 'Church Fathers'

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A Call Within a Call

A Call Within a Call

By Omar Aguilar Imagine you finally landed your dream job, bought the car you always wanted, took your lifelong-waited vacation, became very successful in your business. You’re the champ! You may say, yes I made it! This is it, all I ever wanted is done, mission accomplished. It'

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The School of Nazareth

The School of Nazareth

The basis for determining the value of human work is not primarily the kind of work being done but the fact that the one who is doing it is a person… it is always man who is the purpose of the work. –Saint John Paul II, On Human Work By

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Warriors for Christ

Warriors for Christ

The following is the keynote address at the recent Tepeyac Leadership Night, which took place in June 2023. By Dan Rosaschi Congratulations to all our new Tepeyac Leaders. Thank you for your commitment to Tepeyac Leadership and thank you for your commitment as warriors for Christ. I’d like to

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The Sound We Didn’t Know We Needed to Hear

The Sound We Didn’t Know We Needed to Hear

By Omar Aguilar Recently, I went to the movies with twenty of my family members. When we arrived, ten other relatives showed up. We didn’t plan that! By the time the movie started the room was full, quite shocking for an afternoon on a 4th of July. The reason

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A Time for Everything

A Time for Everything

By Omar Aguilar "There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens." Ecclesiastes 3:1 Thus begins the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes, a brief reminder of how brief life is, that everything has its place and its time.

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