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Catholic Business Network Presents Fr. John Riccardo, Dec. 7 at the Pinnacle

The Catholic Business Network (CBN) Presents Fr. John Riccardo, Dec. 7 at the Pinnacle

Please join the Catholic Business Network for our next freewill offering breakfast event on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at the Pinnacle., 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH. Our speaker will be Fr. John Riccardo, presenting "Three Essential Principles To Be Used In The Corporate World." Make your reservation online.

7 a.m. | Doors Open

7:30 a.m. | Complimentary Breakfast/Networking

8 a.m. | Program

Open to men and women of all faiths, the Catholic Business Network's mission is to engage and empower Northwest Ohio business leaders and professionals to promote Catholic values in the workplace.

Fr. John Riccardo, missionary and ACTS XXIX  Executive Director, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1996. After 23 years in parish ministry, he founded Acts XXIX in 2019 to proclaim the gospel in an attractive and compelling way and to equip clergy and lay leaders for the age in which God has chosen us to live.

Fr. John is a graduate of the University of Michigan, the Gregorian University, and the Pope John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family.The Catholic Business Network (CBN) is a ministry of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo. 

The CBN ministry's key goals are to:

+ Promote spiritual growth and moral courage in the workplace;

+ Advance and serve Christ and His Church teachings through sharing personal experiences, educational materials, and inspiring speakers;

+ Share ways to live the Catholic faith through business practices, relationships with all workplace stakeholders, and community service;

+ Welcome people of all faiths, who seek to learn and advance Catholic morality, values, and ethics; and

+ Facilitate opportunities for business and career networking.

If you are interested in sponsoring a Catholic Business Network event, or have questions, please contact: Paula J. Kidney at 419.214.4898 or email her at