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Eucharistic Revival in the Workplace

Eucharistic Revival in the Workplace

The Eucharist is the source and summit of Christian life. Valuing the Eucharist in the workplace can offer profound insights and practices that can transform our daily life. Here are some tips on how we can integrate the theme of Eucharistic Revival into our day-to-day work: 1. Spirit of Gratitude

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THL2024 Saint Series: Light of the Nations

THL2024 Saint Series: Light of the Nations

This year’s The Hour of the Laity Conference (THL2024): Lumen Gentium (November 7-9th at Christ Cathedral, Orange County, CA) will build upon the success of last year’s conference. It expands upon how the laity, as members of Christ’s body, His Church, have a role in being “A

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Networking Tools & How To Use Them Effectively

Networking Tools & How To Use Them Effectively

So, you’re on the hunt for a job. You’re applying on LinkedIn, Indeed, and any other job search portal you can think of. You’re also meeting people, attending networking events, and putting your foot out there to form connections. Great! However, are you maximizing these tools and

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Ignatian Spirituality at Work

Ignatian Spirituality at Work

We celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola at the end of the month of July. St. Ignatius of Loyola is best known for founding the Jesuits, writing the "The Spiritual Exercises," promoting discernment and “the Examen” in Ignatian spiritual decision making, and leading extensive missionary efforts.

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The Critical Seed That Blossoms and Spreads

The Critical Seed That Blossoms and Spreads

The following is the keynote speech at Tepeyac Leadership Night 2024, by Joe Langenderfer, CFRE: Sincere congratulations to the graduates of the Tepeyac Leadership Initiative 2024 Cohort.    You entered TLI with your own thoughts of service and spiritual self-improvement that were helped shaped by the Holy Spirit. By early June

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Why Every Catholic Should Carry A Rosary

Why Every Catholic Should Carry A Rosary

By Matthew Plese The Rosary is regarded as the greatest prayer we can offer next to only the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort remarked, "The rosary is the most powerful weapon to touch the Heart of Jesus, Our Redeemer, who loves His Mother.

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The Catholic Vote: What's at Stake

The Catholic Vote: What's at Stake

By Erin Monnin & Bill Fathauer Editor's Note: As the elections are around the corner, we republish one of our most popular articles in an attempt to reflect upon the power of a Catholic vote. As Catholics, we bring the richness of our faith to the public square.

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How To Be A Good Communicator

How To Be A Good Communicator

Being a good communicator is an essential skill to have in any area of life. From personal to professional, any healthy and sound relationship requires clear communication.  For the professional, establishing healthy workplace relationships with your employer, supervisor, colleagues, and clients is a must. That requires knowing how to convey

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Catholic Spiritual Resilience: Coping with Stress and Burnout

Catholic Spiritual Resilience: Coping with Stress and Burnout

In today’s high-pressure work environments combined with the endless distractions from technology and social media, stress and burnout are quite common. Drawing from various tools can help manage stress and prevent burnout.  Here are practical tips, best practices, and recommendations for building spiritual resilience. 1. Daily Prayer and Meditation

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Are You a Catholic Conservative or Progressive?

Are You a Catholic Conservative or Progressive?

In my work of forming lay Catholic leaders for civil society, I am often asked whether my Catholic apostolate or myself as a Catholic are conservative or progressive. But I reject the premise that there are two types of Catholics. I am not writing here about the multiple Charisms the

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Workplace Conflicts & How to Resolve Them

Workplace Conflicts & How to Resolve Them

“A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.” (John 13: 34-35). By these words, we are commanded

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Sacred Heart: Compassion and Empathy in Professional Relationships

Sacred Heart: Compassion and Empathy in Professional Relationships

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is centered around Christ’s overflowing love and compassion. We are called to integrate empathy, compassion, and servant leadership into our professional relationships.  The Sacred Heart symbolizes the profound and unconditional love of Christ for humanity. Empathy allows us to understand and

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Building Spiritual Structure Into Your Family Life

Building Spiritual Structure Into Your Family Life

Every Catholic, and every Catholic family, should have a “plan of life” — specifically, a plan for spiritual life, what we might call a PSL. We might understand the idea of a PSL better if we think of priests or consecrated religious. We know they have structured prayer, such as the

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Balancing Faith, Work, & Life

Balancing Faith, Work, & Life

Juggling faith, career, and work-life balance is an ongoing challenge for Catholic professionals. We long for an “Undivided Life” where we can authentically be ourselves spiritually and professionally. “Feeding” the various facets of our lives such as focusing on our professional goals, making time for physical health, pursuing intellectual professional

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3 Tips on Dressing Professionally

3 Tips on Dressing Professionally

In business, image is everything. Well, not exactly everything, but it’s a good chunk of it! Appearances can sway a person or be used to cultivate a certain perception or mindset. These can be highly advantageous from a business standpoint. Of course, there’s so much more to being

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