James (Jim) Gilboy, Founder of CMJ Publishing Has Died

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The Catholic Marketing Network lost a dear friend and long-time supporter with the passing of James (Jim) W. Gilboy when he lost his battle with cancer and went to the Lord the morning of Wednesday,

Prominent Writers to Speak at Catholic Writers Conference Held with the CMN International Trade Show

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Several prominent Catholic writers will speak at the ninth annual Catholic Writers Conference LIVE taking place at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois located outside of Chicago. Sponsored by the Catholic Writers

CUA’s Busch School Will Offer Online Master’s Degree for Catholic Pastors to Aid in Running Their Parishes

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Catholic pastors, or priests on track to become pastors, now have access to an online master’s degree program in Parish Administration and Management, offered through The Catholic University of America’s Busch School of Business. Devised

New Book Describes House of Horrors Operated by Abortionist Kermit Gosnell

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In their new book Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer, from Regnery Publishing, investigative journalists Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer manage to both grip the reader and utterly horrify them in

US bishops’ Communications Will Shift Focus from Print to Digital

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The chief communications officer for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Department of Communications announced a restructuring that will shift the focus of its operation from a traditional print structure to a digital model. "It's

National Council of Catholic Women Celebrates 97 Years at Their 2017 Convention in Dallas, TX

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The National Council of Catholic Women, founded March 4, 1920, will celebrate its 97th year of service to God and the Church at their annual Convention September 6-9, 2017 in Dallas, Texas with the theme:

Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) Decide to Dedicate Themselves and Their Mission to the Virgin Mary

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In the centenary year of Our Lady of Fatima, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students has decided to consecrate its mission to the Virgin Mary in perpetuity. “It was the natural thing to do,” Curtis

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Seeks Sales and Marketing Specialist

May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The USCCB is an assembly of the Catholic Church hierarchy who work together to unify, coordinate, promote, and carry on Catholic activities in the United States; to organize and conduct religious, charitable, and social welfare

Popular Author and Speaker Mike Aquilina, Featured Speaker at CMN Trade Show Luncheon

May 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Popular Author and Speaker Mike Aquilina, Featured Speaker at CMN Trade Show Luncheon

Sponsored by Ave Maria Press, the annual CMN Trade Show Luncheon will take place Tuesday July 18, 2017 and feature the popular Catholic author and EWTN host Mike Aquilina.  He is the executive vice president of the St. Paul

Pope Francis Says Vatican Communications Efforts Must Have a Digital Future

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Pope Francis Says Vatican Communications Efforts Must Have a Digital Future

Speaking to members of his Secretariat for Communications, Pope Francis said that given a growing digital culture throughout the world, new media must become a primary platform for spreading the Gospel. The assembly took place

Catholic Artist Begins 14 Year Bible Illustration Project

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Catholic Artist Begins 14 Year Bible Illustration Project

Daniel Mitsui is a young artist who has, over the past dozen years, established himself as a unique talent, combining remarkable technical skills with a traditional vision of sacred art. In 2011, the Vatican commissioned

Mary’s Touch Earns Gabriel Award for Best National Catholic Radio Program

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Mary’s Touch Earns Gabriel Award for Best National Catholic Radio Program

Catholic Program Mary's Touch has been named Best National Radio Program by the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals. "We are feeling blessed and honored to be recognized with a 2017 Gabriel Award," said executive

EWTN Radio Names Jack Williams General Manager

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on EWTN Radio Names Jack Williams General Manager

EWTN Chairman and CEO Michael Warsaw recently announced the appointment of Jack Williams as General Manager of EWTN Radio. Most recently Jack has been serving in the role of Director of Affiliate Relations for radio

New Organization Founded for the Restoration of Sacred Art – Will Host Juried Art Exhibit at the July CMN Trade Show

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on New Organization Founded for the Restoration of Sacred Art – Will Host Juried Art Exhibit at the July CMN Trade Show

An organization dedicated to the restoration of the Sacred in the visual arts has been established at St. John Cantius Church in Chicago, a parish known for its renaissance in Catholic faith and culture. "We want

Mother Dolores Hart, OSB – ‘The Nun Who Kissed Elvis’ – To Speak at the Leo House in New York City

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Mother Dolores Hart, OSB – ‘The Nun Who Kissed Elvis’ – To Speak at the Leo House in New York City

On Monday, May 15, Mother Dolores Hart, OSB will discuss "How does love really fit in today's world?" and sign copies of her autobiography, "The Ear of the Heart: An Actress' Journey from Hollywood to

Catholic Leadership Institute Seeks Executive Vice President

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Catholic Leadership Institute Seeks Executive Vice President

The Catholic Leadership Institute provides bishops, priests, deacons, and lay persons in the Roman Catholic Church with world-class, pastoral leadership formation and consulting services that strengthen their confidence and competence in ministry, enabling them to

Popular author and Speaker Dr. Edward Sri, Professor of Theology and Scripture at the Augustine Institute Featured Speaker at Annual CMN Trade Show Breakfast

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Popular author and Speaker Dr. Edward Sri, Professor of Theology and Scripture at the Augustine Institute Featured Speaker at Annual CMN Trade Show Breakfast

Sponsored by Ignatius Press, the annual CMN breakfast will take place Thursday morning, July 20, 2017 and feature popular and inspirational Dr. Edward Sri. Dr. Sri is a theologian, author and well-known Catholic speaker who

Pope Francis Announces 13 Appointments to Vatican Secretariat for Communications Including EWTN Chairman and CEO Michael Warsaw

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Pope Francis Announces 13 Appointments to Vatican Secretariat for Communications Including EWTN Chairman and CEO Michael Warsaw

On Wednesday April 12th, the Vatican announced that EWTN’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw has been named by Pope Francis as a consultor to the Vatican Secretariat for Communications. The appointments included

The Fraternity — An International Community of Young Priests Release Debut Album ‘Requiem’

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on The Fraternity — An International Community of Young Priests Release Debut Album ‘Requiem’

An international community of young priests known as The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, or "The Fraternity" as they have lovingly been referred to, includes some of today's most skilled and committed singers of Gregorian

Women of Grace® Founder and EWTN Host Johnnette Benkovic to Speak at UN

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Women of Grace® Founder and EWTN Host Johnnette Benkovic to Speak at UN

Women of Grace® founder and EWTN Television Host Johnnette Benkovic has been invited to participate in a commemorative event at the United Nations in honor of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady

New Children’s Book by Nationally Known Catholic Artist, Nellie Edwards Coincides with Fatima’s 100 Year Anniversary

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on New Children’s Book by Nationally Known Catholic Artist, Nellie Edwards Coincides with Fatima’s 100 Year Anniversary

Accomplished Catholic artist, Nellie Edwards, has long translated her devotion to Christ and The Blessed Mother into her fine-art. Now, in honor of the 100th Anniversary Year of Our Lady of Fatima’s appearance to 3

National Council of Catholic Women Mark Divine Mercy Sunday with Presentation of 2 Million Works of Mercy to Pope Francis

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on National Council of Catholic Women Mark Divine Mercy Sunday with Presentation of 2 Million Works of Mercy to Pope Francis

On Divine Mercy Sunday 2016, the National Council of Catholic Women launched "A Million Works of Mercy" in honor of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy and in answer to Pope Francis' call to reawaken

Miracles Do Happen in FEARLESS – A New Catholic Documentary Premiering Over Easter Week

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Miracles Do Happen in FEARLESS – A New Catholic Documentary Premiering Over Easter Week

Miracles do happen in a new Catholic documentary, produced by St. Paul Productions and set for an online premiere this Easter week on April 22nd-24th. FEARLESS follows the journey of veteran documentarian Maura Smith as she seeks

Liturgy Training Publications Seeks Marketing Designer

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Liturgy Training Publications Seeks Marketing Designer

Liturgy Training Publications is seeking a Marketing Designer to Design and produce all promotional materials and guide marketing projects from conception to on-time completion. This position will finalize and organize projects for archives once production

Saint Benedict Press Releases Groundbreaking Project on Our Blessed Mother

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Saint Benedict Press Releases Groundbreaking Project on Our Blessed Mother

A new study series by Saint Benedict Press invites you to embark on a journey that begins before time itself, when Mary was only an eternal thought in the Mind of God, and extends into her life in Scripture. Participants

OCP Announces Hiring of New Publisher and CEO

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on OCP Announces Hiring of New Publisher and CEO

Archbishop Alexander K. Sample has announced the hiring of Wade Wisler as the new Publisher and CEO of Oregon Catholic Press. Wade will replace John Limb who retired at the end of April. John started his

Joe Eszterhas and Roma and Mark Downey to Team Up for Feature Film on Our Lady of Guadalupe

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Joe Eszterhas and Roma and Mark Downey to Team Up for Feature Film on Our Lady of Guadalupe

The story of Our Lady of Guadalupe is being brought to the big screen, courtesy of screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and Roma and Mark Burnett’s LightWorkers Media. The project, Guadalupe, will go through MGM via LightWorkers’ with the emergence

Mary’s Touch Names Alexis Walkenstein The New Mary’s Touch Radio Show Host

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Mary’s Touch Names Alexis Walkenstein The New Mary’s Touch Radio Show Host

An Austin based national Catholic non-profit organization committed to advancing the Blessed Mother's "YES," announces the hiring of Alexis Walkenstein as the new host of the Mary's Touch Radio Show. In this capacity, Alexis will

Jesus’ Tomb Is Unveiled After Year-Long Renovation

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Jesus’ Tomb Is Unveiled After Year-Long Renovation

Just in time for Easter, one of Christianity's holiest sites has been restored to its former glory. The tomb that Christians believe was where Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected — officially known as the

Registration Open for the 13th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Registration Open for the 13th Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Military Archdiocese and Mother Olga of the Sacred Heart, founder and mother servant of Daughters of Mary of Nazareth will be the featured speakers at this year’s National Catholic Prayer

Pope Francis Adds Instagram to Social Media Toolbox for Catholic Outreach

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Pope Francis Adds Instagram to Social Media Toolbox for Catholic Outreach

The world’s 1.2 billion Catholics have a new way to interact with Pope Francis.  The Vatican thinks Instagram is an ideal place to evangelize for those who prefer a more visual medium, and the pope

Catholic Mobilizing Network Seeks Director of Community Engagement

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Catholic Mobilizing Network Seeks Director of Community Engagement

The Director of Community Engagement directs Catholic Mobilizing Network's programmatic work in the movement to end the use of the death penalty and to advocate for principles of restorative justice. S/he manages relationships with national

New Fatima Documentary and Commemorative Fatima Publication Released for 100th Anniversary

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on New Fatima Documentary and Commemorative Fatima Publication Released for 100th Anniversary

The World Apostolate of Fatima, USA – Our Lady’s Blue Army, has released a compelling new documentary on the apparitions at Fatima for the 100th anniversary. Fatima: A Message of Hope presents the monumental events

Raymond Arroyo’s Children Books Having a Positive Impact on At-risk Kids

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Raymond Arroyo’s Children Books Having a Positive Impact on At-risk Kids

Reaching these young readers at a critical age is Arroyo’s goal with the second installment in his best-selling series, Will Wilder: The Lost Staff of Wonders (Random House Crown), which arrived in bookstores earlier this month. The

Our Sunday Visitor’s ‘The Priest’ Magazine Relaunches With New Design, Content and Vision for Assisting Today’s Catholic Clergy

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Our Sunday Visitor’s ‘The Priest’ Magazine Relaunches With New Design, Content and Vision for Assisting Today’s Catholic Clergy

The Priest magazine, a national Catholic journal serving Catholic clergy since 1924, has relaunched with a new design and editorial focus to better meet the needs of priests serving in the Church today. The redesign

Pope Francis: It’s a grave sin for Businesses to lay people off carelessly

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Pope Francis: It’s a grave sin for Businesses to lay people off carelessly

Business is obliged to protect peoples' dignity – and those who lay off employees solely for economic gain commit a serious sin, Pope Francis recently told employees of a TV platform in Italy. “He who

Catholic Answers Announces 2017 National Conference with Theme The Reunion of All Christians

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Catholic Answers Announces 2017 National Conference with Theme The Reunion of All Christians

Catholic Answers, one of the nation’s largest lay-run apostolates of Catholic apologetics and evangelization recently announced the dates and theme for its 2017 National Conference. The Reunion of All Christians is the theme of the

National Christian Foundation Gifts Historic Property to Thomas Aquinas College and The Moody Center

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on National Christian Foundation Gifts Historic Property to Thomas Aquinas College and The Moody Center

The National Christian Foundation (NCF) recently announced the gifting of the historic Northfield Campus in Northfield, Massachusetts, to Thomas Aquinas College and The Moody Center. Established by noted evangelist Dwight L. Moody in the 19th Century,

Granddaughter’s Memoir Paints Complicated Portrait of Would-Be Saint Dorothy Day

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Granddaughter’s Memoir Paints Complicated Portrait of Would-Be Saint Dorothy Day

One of Kate Hennessy’s favorite memories of her grandmother, Catholic social justice activist Dorothy Day, is of sitting in a bedroom at the Catholic Worker farm in Tivoli, N.Y., watching her use an old manual

LifeSiteNews.com Seeks Culture of Life Journalist

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on LifeSiteNews.com Seeks Culture of Life Journalist

LifeSiteNews.com, a pro-life and pro-family news agency, is seeking a full-time journalist dedicated to writing stories for our Culture of Life section. The "Culture of Life" section is a section of our website devoted to

CMN Spiritual Director Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR Celebrates 50th Priestly Anniversary

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on CMN Spiritual Director Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR Celebrates 50th Priestly Anniversary

This March 16th will mark the 50th anniversary of the ordination of our dear friend and holy priest, Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR.  Ordained a priest by the late and now declared Venerable Archbishop Fulton J.

“The Shack” Exceeds Box Office Expectations for Opening Weekend

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on “The Shack” Exceeds Box Office Expectations for Opening Weekend

Opening strong its first weekend, The Shack earned a strong $16.1 million at the box office. The Sam Worthington/Graham Greene/Radha Mitchell drama, also starring Octavia Spencer as God, concerns a grieving father who meets up with the

In Dramatic Move Family Christian Close All Stores

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on In Dramatic Move Family Christian Close All Stores

There was big news in the world of Christian retailing with the recent announcement that the 280 strong Family Christian store chain was closing all its outlets.   After 85 years in business, Michigan-based Family Christian

Author Susan Tassone Pens St. Faustina Prayer Book for the Conversion of Sinners

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Author Susan Tassone Pens St. Faustina Prayer Book for the Conversion of Sinners

In her latest release from Our Sunday Visitor, which just reached "#1 New Release" on Amazon.com, "Susan Tassone draws upon the spiritual wisdom of Saint Faustina to call sinners to conversion. “St. Faustina Prayer Book for

The Augustine Institute Presents New Audio Drama on the Patron Saint of Ireland

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on The Augustine Institute Presents New Audio Drama on the Patron Saint of Ireland

Saint Patrick is one of the most popular saints in the history of the Catholic Church. His remarkable life is now being told in THE TRIALS OF SAINT PATRICK, an eight-part audio dramatization produced by

Maryknoll Magazine Announces 2016 Student Essay Winners; Honors Students from Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Maryknoll Magazine Announces 2016 Student Essay Winners; Honors Students from Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

Six middle and high school students representing Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia have received cash awards for their winning submissions in "Maryknoll" magazine's 28th annual Maryknoll Student Essay Contest. "Maryknoll" magazine is

HLA Releases Pro-life Comic Book

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on HLA Releases Pro-life Comic Book

Human Life Alliance (HLA) announces a new edition its original comic book "Life Begins: An amazing adventure." It's designed to tell a simple tale which helps children learn their first pro-life lesson -- how all

LifeSiteNews.com Seeks Major Gift Officer

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on LifeSiteNews.com Seeks Major Gift Officer

LifeSiteNews.com is an online pro-life and pro-family news outlet dedicated to promoting positive cultural change through news reporting. This is a full-time position with responsibility to secure funds for the world's leading pro-life and pro-family

Noted Catholic Scholar, Philosopher and Author Michael Novak Dies at 83

February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Noted Catholic Scholar, Philosopher and Author Michael Novak Dies at 83

Michael Novak, a Catholic philosopher who helped carve a space for religion in modern politics, diplomacy and economics, arguing that capitalism is the economic system most likely to achieve the spiritual goods of defeating poverty

For the First Time Ever in English, Spanish and Portuguese Comes the Powerful Epic ‘The Passion of The Christ’ On Digital HD, Blu-Ray and DVD

February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on For the First Time Ever in English, Spanish and Portuguese Comes the Powerful Epic ‘The Passion of The Christ’ On Digital HD, Blu-Ray and DVD

From Academy Award®-winning director Mel Gibson, comes one of cinema's most uniquely powerful films—the profoundly moving, uncompromising story about the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus Christ. A filmmaking triumph, "THE PASSION OF

Our Sunday Visitor Seeks Webmaster

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Our Sunday Visitor Seeks Webmaster

The Webmaster's role is to coordinate the planning, maintenance, and accessibility of Website content in a way that ensures the consistency of the Website's look and feel and an excellent user experience. This individual is

EWTN Launches Cool to be Catholic Video Contest

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on EWTN Launches Cool to be Catholic Video Contest

Giving young videographers and future film producers a chance to get their work seen in over 265 million homes around the world EWTN has launched it’s annual “Cool to be Catholic Video Contest” for Catholic

Leading Catholic Journalist Addresses the Role of Catholic Media in the Challenges Facing the Church Today

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Leading Catholic Journalist Addresses the Role of Catholic Media in the Challenges Facing the Church Today

Catholic news media might be the remedy for three of the greatest challenges facing the church in the United States today, according to a leading Catholic journalist who spoke on January 30 at St. Charles

Carl Anderson To Receive Inaugural Benedict Leadership Award

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Carl Anderson To Receive Inaugural Benedict Leadership Award

Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, has been named the first recipient of the Benedict Leadership Award. The Award, given by the Benedict Leadership Institute at Belmont Abbey College, will be presented

Archbishop Charles Chaput Releases New Book “Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World”

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Archbishop Charles Chaput Releases New Book “Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World”

From Charles J. Chaput, author of Living the Catholic Faith and Render unto Caesar comes Strangers in a Strange Land, a fresh, urgent, and ultimately hopeful treatise on the state of Catholicism and Christianity in

Emmy Award-Winning Documentary Now Available for On-Line Viewing

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Emmy Award-Winning Documentary Now Available for On-Line Viewing

Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism, the Emmy award-winning documentary film, is now available for online viewing across multiple digital platforms. Viewers can now enjoy the film on iTunes, Amazon

American Bible Society Seeks Senior Manager of Roman Catholic Ministries

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on American Bible Society Seeks Senior Manager of Roman Catholic Ministries

The Senior Manager of Roman Catholic Ministries is a member of Mission U.S. and is the leader for the Roman Catholic Ministries (RCM) team. This person is responsible for developing and executing partnerships, products and

Conference Aims to Bring Gregorian Chant Into More Catholic Schools, Parishes

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Conference Aims to Bring Gregorian Chant Into More Catholic Schools, Parishes

Teaching and forming young Catholics to appreciate truth and beauty in Catholic liturgical music, especially Gregorian chant, will be the focus of a conference next month for Catholic educators, campus ministers, musicians, parents and others

Fascinating New Book by Joseph Pearce on Life of Tom Monaghan Just Released

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Fascinating New Book by Joseph Pearce on Life of Tom Monaghan Just Released

Pizza mogul, sports owner, billionaire, devout Catholic, university founder, philanthropist are all aspects part of the story explored by Joseph Pearce in his new title Monaghan a Life just released by Tan Books.  These are

Nationwide ‘Saint Francis’ Live Drama Tour Will Begin in March

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Nationwide ‘Saint Francis’ Live Drama Tour Will Begin in March

Saint Francis: Troubadour of God’s Peace, the live one-man stage production performed by actor Sean Tivenan and written and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions, will embark on a nation-wide tour beginning in

Popular Author Dr. Edward Sri Shows Readers How to Talk About Morality in a World That No Longer Believes in Truth

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Popular Author Dr. Edward Sri Shows Readers How to Talk About Morality in a World That No Longer Believes in Truth

What do you say to a family member or friend who calls you a bigot for respecting the sanctity of marriage? How do you respond to someone who says, “Abortion is wrong … for me”?

FCC Asked to Approve Transfer of Radio Licenses Combination of Relevant Radio® and Immaculate Heart Radio

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on FCC Asked to Approve Transfer of Radio Licenses Combination of Relevant Radio® and Immaculate Heart Radio

On January 24th Board members of Relevant Radio and Immaculate Heart Radio signed their merger agreement and have submitted a petition to the FCC for the required ownership transfer of radio licenses to the merged entity. The non-profit

Fake Pope News is “a Godsend” for Catholic News Site Crux, Which is Adding “Rumor Watch” to its Mission

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Fake Pope News is “a Godsend” for Catholic News Site Crux, Which is Adding “Rumor Watch” to its Mission

It’s been nearly a year since the Catholic news site Crux split off from The Boston Globe to go independent. The departure wasn’t by choice — the Globe shuttered Crux after being unable to find enough “big-ticket Catholic advertising”

Registration for Catholic Writers Conference Online Opens

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Registration for Catholic Writers Conference Online Opens

The Catholic Writers' Guild will hold its annual online conference for writers Feb. 17-19, 2017. This faith-focused authors conference offers presentations covering all aspects of writing from the faith aspects of your calling as a

CMN Trade Show Returns to Chicago!

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on CMN Trade Show Returns to Chicago!

  After a very successful show in Chicago in 2016 the Catholic Marketing Network will be returning to the “Windy City” and the same venue, July 18-21, 2017. “We

5 Stones Looking to Fill Inside Sales and Account Management Position

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on 5 Stones Looking to Fill Inside Sales and Account Management Position

5 Stones is a Catholic, not-for-profit organization that partners with mission-driven teams to magnify the reach of their message. We specialize in marketing and advertising, full-suite technology solutions, web and print design, warehousing and distribution,

Father Scanlan, college and church leader, dies at age 85

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Father Scanlan, college and church leader, dies at age 85

STEUBENVILLE, OHIO — Franciscan Father Michael Scanlan, whose name is almost synonymous with the Franciscan University of Steubenville, died Jan. 7 at Garvey Manor, a Catholic nursing home in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, after a long

Pureflix.Com Joining Forces with Clearplay to Deliver Clean(er) Content to Families

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Pureflix.Com Joining Forces with Clearplay to Deliver Clean(er) Content to Families

PureFlix.com, a leader in the faith and family streaming video space, is partnering with ClearPlay Inc. to provide consumers original content, movies, TV shows and more completely free from any offensive language.  ClearPlay's innovative playback

RED-C Catholic Radio Adds Second Texas Station

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on RED-C Catholic Radio Adds Second Texas Station

Dennis Macha, President of RED-C Catholic Radio recently announced the purchase of their second station for Central Texas.  Based in College Station, Texas the second Station, KYAR 98.3 FM will reach listeners in the Waco,

New CEO of Catholic Relief Services Begins Tenure

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on New CEO of Catholic Relief Services Begins Tenure

On January 1, Sean Callahan, the chief operating officer of Catholic Relief Services, became the organization’s president and CEO.  Callahan succeeds Carolyn Woo, who was previously dean of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College

Four Siblings Start Pro-Life Apparel Company

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Four Siblings Start Pro-Life Apparel Company

The four home-schooled Cunningham siblings were weaned early on as to the importance of the Pro-life movement, attending the March for Life in Washington, and praying with their mother outside abortion clinics.  Inspired to take

McDonald’s Opening Near Vatican Creates Controversy

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on McDonald’s Opening Near Vatican Creates Controversy

Last week a McDonald’s franchise opened its doors just a few blocks from St. Peter’s Square. The fast-food restaurant, located in a building that is owned by the Vatican in the Borgo Pio district, prompted

World Youth Days Will Have Marian Themes

January 1st, 2017|Comments Off on World Youth Days Will Have Marian Themes

The Dicastery for Laity, the Family, and Life recently issued a communiqué listing the themes for the next three World Youth Days (WYD) culminate with the international celebration of the event to be held in

Our Sunday Visitor Seeks Website Marketing & Commerce Specialist

December 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Our Sunday Visitor Seeks Website Marketing & Commerce Specialist

Our Sunday Visitor is seeking a Website Marketing & Commerce Specialist to maintain OSV website content, analyze results and recommend strategies to improve reach and revenue generation.  This position requires 3 years of web design

High Profile Convert and Popular Speaker Deacon Alex C. Jones Has Died

December 31st, 2016|Comments Off on High Profile Convert and Popular Speaker Deacon Alex C. Jones Has Died

From April 1975 to December 2000 He was the senior minister of two churches in the city of Detroit: Zion Congregational Church of God in Christ (1975-1982), the second oldest Pentecostal church in Michigan, and Maranatha Christian Church (1982-2000),

Catholic Answers Introduces Cyril Kellett

December 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Catholic Answers Introduces Cyril Kellett

Catholic Answers, one of the nation's largest lay-run apostolates of Catholic apologetics and evangelization, recently introduced Cyril Kellett as the new host of the top-rated national radio show Catholic Answers Live.  Kellett previously hosted of

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Granted Pontifical Recognition

December 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Granted Pontifical Recognition

The Franciscans of the Renewal commonly known as the CFR’s recently received notice from Rome that Pope Francis has granted them recognition as a religious institute of pontifical right. The decree was signed by his

EWTN to Launch New Weekly Pro-Life Show

December 31st, 2016|Comments Off on EWTN to Launch New Weekly Pro-Life Show

On the eve of this year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., EWTN Global Catholic Network will launch a new half-hour weekly program focusing on promoting the culture of life.  “EWTN Pro-Life Weekly,” a joint

Popular Author and Speaker Mike Aquilina Will Address Catholic Retailers at Store Luncheon

December 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Popular Author and Speaker Mike Aquilina Will Address Catholic Retailers at Store Luncheon

As part of the International CMN Trade Show this July 18-21, 2017, award winning Catholic Author and speaker Mike Aquilina will present at the annual store luncheon taking place on Tuesday July 18th.   The luncheon

Christmas Blessings!

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Christmas Blessings!

 It is especially fitting that during this glorious time of year we pause and give thanks for the countless blessings bestowed on all of us.  We glory in the newborn babe, knowing that this precious

Convocation of Catholic Leaders to Join Bishops at Unprecedented Summit

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Convocation of Catholic Leaders to Join Bishops at Unprecedented Summit

Next summer in Orlando, between 3-4,000 Catholic leaders from across the United States – including bishops, heads of national Catholic organizations, lay movements, religious orders and diocesan ministries and programs – will meet to discuss

Our Sunday Visitor Seeks Website Marketing and Commerce Specialist

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Our Sunday Visitor Seeks Website Marketing and Commerce Specialist

The ideal Website Marketing and Commerce Specialist will maintain selected OSV website content, analyzes results and recommends strategies to improve reach and revenue generation. This role also implements commerce function and is responsible for the

Diocese of Phoenix to Host Courage International’s ‘Truth and Love’ Conference

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Diocese of Phoenix to Host Courage International’s ‘Truth and Love’ Conference

The Diocese of Phoenix and Courage International will host the upcoming Truth and Love conference. The goal is to offer sound practical and pastoral guidance on the topics of homosexuality and sexual identity. The event,

Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron Join Forces to Raise Awareness About Dangers of Assisted Suicide Laws

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron Join Forces to Raise Awareness About Dangers of Assisted Suicide Laws

Life Legal recently hosted a conversation about life and death between two of the nation's most prominent faith leaders to discuss problems with assisted suicide laws.  Pastor Rick Warren is the head Saddleback Church in

John Paul II Documentary Wins Emmy Awards

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on John Paul II Documentary Wins Emmy Awards

Two Emmy Awards have gone to a documentary that shows St. John Paul II’s central role in the end of communism.  Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism resulted an Emmy for

Abbey Press to Close Two Divisions

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Abbey Press to Close Two Divisions

Abbey Press will close two of its main divisions, Trade Marketing and Printing, in mid-2017. The Publications division, which produces the “CareNotes” line of booklets, Elf-help and other books, and Deacon Digest magazine, will remain

New Book from Ignatius Press Shows Mary was No Ordinary Woman as an Anthropologist Unearths the Life of Jesus’ Mother

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on New Book from Ignatius Press Shows Mary was No Ordinary Woman as an Anthropologist Unearths the Life of Jesus’ Mother

For the first time ever -- a new release presents an archeological and historical biography of the most adored and remarkable woman in history: MARY OF NAZARETH: History, Archeology, Legends, by author Michael Hesemann, digs into

Martin Scorsese’s New Film Depicts Trials of Jesuit Missionaries in 17th Century Japan!

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A crowd of nearly 700 gave director Martin Scorsese a standing ovation on Sunday at the first public L.A. screening for his new film “Silence” starring Andrew Garfield as a Jesuit priest in 17th century

Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Seek Communications Coordinator

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The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist are seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator to work in their Mission Advancement Office. The ideal candidate will be experienced in designing and producing a wide range

After Hosting Catholic Answers Live ‘The Patrick Coffin Show’ Debuts

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After seven-and-a-half years at the helm of the enormously popular national radio show Catholic Answers Live, Patrick Coffin has moved on to a new media platform.  “The Patrick Coffin Show” is a new podcast-driven venture that

OCP Artists Goodwill Tour in Ghana Inspires Music Collection for New Album

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In partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), seven Spirit & Song/OCP composers went on a goodwill tour of Ghana, praying and singing with people in their communities and listening to their stories of struggle and

‘Catholicism: The Pivotal Players’: Bishop Robert Barron’s New Series Profiles Influential Catholic Saints on PBS

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Continuing through December, PBS stations across the country (check local listings for time and channel in your area — or click here for an air schedule) are airing “Catholicism: The Pivotal Players,” the follow-up to Bishop Robert

New Catholic App Aimed at Millennials to Help Locate a Confessional

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For those with a burning need to unburden themselves, one Roman Catholic archdiocese has launched what is thought to be the world’s first interactive GPS-powered “confession finder”.  Using similar technology to the dating hook-up app Tinder,

New Book from Ignatius Press Looks at the Life and Times of the First Catholic Explorers

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For the first time ever a single volume tells the fascinating story of three Roman Catholic civilizations -- Spain, France, and Recusant England -- as they explored, evangelized and settled the North American continent. This dramatic account

Pope Gathers Fortune 500 Executives to Economic Forum

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VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 06: Pope Francis delivers his homily during the Epiphany Mass at St. Peter's Basilica on January 6, 2016 in Vatican City, Vatican. In his homily at Mass celebrating the

Vatican Radio Ending Independent Operation

January 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Vatican Radio Ending Independent Operation

Vatican Radio will end more than 80 years of independent existence on December 31, 2016, being absorbed into the new Secretariat for Communications. Broadcasting programs will continue—at least for the near-term future—but Vatican Radio will