Today’s so-called progress tends to come in the form of new answers to very old questions. It also seems humanity sometimes seeks change for the sake of change, forsaking along the way the most zealously guarded treasures of its forefathers. That same humanity later makes inadequate attempts at rediscovering its lost treasures by giving them different forms, names or connotations, thus unnecessarily obscuring and even obstructing their true purpose and full value. A good example is the growing popularity of the practice of mindfulness. Even in this postmodern world people have an urgent need to tend to their spirit. [...]
About Cristofer Pereyra, MBACatholic, husband, father, son, brother, friend, professional and multimedia communicator, "exactly in that order." Pereyra is the CEO of Tepeyac Leadership, Inc.
Back when I first entered the workforce, the slogan “dress for success” was still a popular phrase printed on business invitations. I am not sure how popular it is today. After all, in the era of workforce perks, flexibility and remote-work arrangements, we’ve all heard stories from Silicon Valley about the extravagance of going to work in shorts and sandals. But in my professional experience (which started in news media, moved through real estate, business, and later evolved into public relations and leadership development) a good old-fashioned suit still is key to professional success. And is not that a [...]
Undoubtedly, for some, getting a degree in theology is exactly what God wants. Some might be destined for the priesthood or religious life, but have not yet discovered it. They could definitely use the knowledge. There are also those, like Dr. Scott Hahn—made for academia—for whom advanced studies in theology are a must. Then, there are many other lay people who thrive as catechists, leading an apostolate or an evangelization effort. For them also, advanced theology studies might come in handy. However, if the entire body of the laity in the Catholic Church were to dedicate their lives to [...]