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!

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Martin Scorsese’s New Film Depicts Trials of Jesuit Missionaries in 17th Century Japan!

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Seek Communications Coordinator

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on After Hosting Catholic Answers Live ‘The Patrick Coffin Show’ Debuts

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on OCP Artists Goodwill Tour in Ghana Inspires Music Collection for New Album

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on ‘Catholicism: The Pivotal Players’: Bishop Robert Barron’s New Series Profiles Influential Catholic Saints on PBS

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on New Catholic App Aimed at Millennials to Help Locate a Confessional

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on New Book from Ignatius Press Looks at the Life and Times of the First Catholic Explorers

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

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Pope Gathers Fortune 500 Executives to Economic Forum

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