Entries for March 2018

Holy Week reflections

Posted on March 26, 2018 in: Articles

As Easter approaches and we find ourselves in the midst of Holy Week, business as usual just doesn’t make any sense. This Sunday we will celebrate the most important day in human history – the day humanity was accorded eternal life by virtue of the selfless sacrifice of Jesus of Nazareth, our Lord and Savior. In the three days leading up to that remarkable day, we trace Jesus’ God-centered yet painful steps to his glorious Resurrection. We pray that in the often frantic pace of ordinary life, you will find brief opportunities to reflect on the meaning of Jesus’ words and deeds – and o...

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By Owen Phelps, Ph.D. Director, Yeshua Institute Not long ago I finished going through Fortune magazine’s 2018 listing of the 100 best places to work. I’ve been doing it for years and I’ve always found the experience both exhilarating and depressing. It’s exhilarating because it’s a joy to read about all the different things innovative organizations are doing to treat their employees well. It’s depressing because I’ve never found any explicitly Catholic organizations on any of the annual lists. Perhaps you think that’s understandable – even okay &n...

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NOTE:  At the start of the year, we published a list of nine “core principles” around the notion of Leading Like Jesus. The article got a lot of reader feedback – all positive – so we decided to probe deeper by focusing on each principle individually in subsequent issues of The Catholic Leader. In this issue we focus on Core Principle 5: Servant Leaderhip means it's not about me. By Owen Phelps, Ph.D. Director, Yeshua Institute As human beings grow and develop, we gradually become self-aware. That is, we can envision and speak of ourselves as other. We are aware that a “me&rd...

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