“We cannot wait for the storm to pass over - we must learn to dance in the rain.”

Tim Busch

Hear a Catholic lawyer and leader who

started 2 catholic schools and bought a cathedral

Want to meet a lay Catholic who is a big success in both business and law, helped found two Catholic schools, purchase a cathedral, and establish two institutes of serious Catholic thought?   

Then you must attend the Tuesday, May 10 Catholics@Work breakfast where the remarkable and very successful Tim Busch will speak.

Busch is a lawyer in Orange County who built a prosperous business in real estate and business law, including founding the Pacific Hospitality Group and managing the Meritage Collection of resorts.
But it is in his faith related work that Busch stands out far beyond the field.Busch was heavily involved in the Diocese of Orange’s purchase of the former Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove and its conversion to Christ Cathedral.

“Over 13,000 people go to Mass there every weekend,” Busch says, cautioning that only a fifth of Catholics attend Mass regularly.
“As the Holy Father says, we must get out there and smell the people where they’re at, not wait in our churches and expect they’re going to show up there.”

He and his wife, Steph, co-founded St. Anne (Elementary) School in Laguna Nigel where he was the CEO for 18 years, and J Serra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, where he still heads the board.

Busch also is co-founder of two Catholic think tanks with Rev. Robert Spitzer, SJ, the Magis Institute which shows how science and reason underscore the reality of God, and the Napa Institute which brings together leading Catholic thinkers to defend and advance their faith in our secular society.

“Tim Busch is an energetic do-er and mover in the finest Catholic tradition,” says Diana Nagy, president of Catholics@Work. “Tim is on fire with his love of Christ!
“If you want to understand how a Catholic lay person can move mountains in our secular society, then you must hear Tim Busch in his Tuesday, May 10 appearance at Catholics at Work!

“Tim shows his faith every day, and even has a chapel open to the public at his offices!”
    Nagy emphasizes “You will go away energized and enthused about what every Catholic can do to share their love of Christ with everyone in our society!”   


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Catholics at Work is a speakers forum in the Oakland Catholic diocese, monthly except summer and January, featuring top Catholic lay and religious leaders.
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Event Details

Date:                         Tuesday May 10, 2016

Location:                  Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville (get directions)

Time:                        The event begins at 7:00 am and ends sharply at 8:15 am.  

                              Mass is celebrated at 6:30 am for those able to attend.

Cost:                         Breakfast is $20 for members, $30 for non-members.

People who pay their 2016-17 membership ($100) for the

May 10 event can receive their breakfast at the member rate.

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