September 1, 2020

Meet The Winners of The OSV Innovation Challenge Demo Day!

These three winners were selected from the 350 applicants and among the 12 finalists who pitched their projects at the first OSV Innovation Challenge Demo Day on Aug. 29. Each winner received $100,000 in prize funding from the OSV Institute. Catholic Sprouts: Domestic Church Project The Domestic Church Project is a 6-week in-home experience to…

August 27, 2020

OSV Innovation Challenge In The News

The OSV Innovation Challenge is bringing together 350 innovative Catholic initiatives and helping them compete for $300,000 in prizes. They are seeking innovators, creators, artists, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a great idea to become one of three $100,000 prize recipients. This challenge is uniting these Catholic entrepreneurs—from business owners to artists; priests to laypeople; and…

August 18, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: Saint Maximilian Kolbe

On August 14th we celebrated the feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe. Many know of St. Maximilian Kolbe for his heroic offering to die in the place of another man at Auschwitz. But, did you know he is also the patron saint of entrepreneurs? As a Franciscan friar in German-occupied Poland during World War II, Fr….

August 11, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: Dorothy Day

Sometimes, we can idealize the saints and think it’s impossible to aspire to their level of holiness. But the call to holiness is universal—meaning that each person is created to become a saint. This goal is attainable with the help of God’s grace.  Dorothy Day, who is now in the process of canonization, understood this…

August 4, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: Scott Weeman

Scott founded Catholic in Recovery after his own personal battle with addiction, where he found healing, support, and new life through the help of a recovery program and the grace of the Sacraments. Ever since his own journey toward recovery, Scott has devoted himself to providing the support and resources necessary to help others who…

July 28, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: St. Benedict

Can you name a company—or country for that matter—that has lasted 1500 years? Neither can we. Yet one Entrepreneur of the Spirit, St. Benedict, built an organization that has stood the test of time. Arguably one of the most influential figures in Western Civilization and Church history, St. Benedict of Nursia was a great leader,…

July 21, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: Jennifer Baugh

Jennifer Baugh is the Founder & National Executive Director of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP), an organization that empowers and equips Catholic men and women to live out their faith in their work and everyday lives. YCP brings together young professionals in their twenties and thirties into a community of belonging, support, and encouragement at all…

July 14, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: Kate Sell

Kate Sell is the founder of Mission Advancement Partners—a consulting firm that equips Catholic organizations to reach peak effectiveness by improving these areas: organizational management and strategy, marketing and public relations, fundraising and development, and event planning and management. Over the course of the last twenty years, Kate has come to realize that faith-based organizations…

July 8, 2020

Meet Our Summer Fellows!

We are blessed to have four talented fellows working with us at SENT this summer helping to grow our organization so more Catholic entrepreneurs can fulfill their missions through their ventures! They come from diverse backgrounds and have a plethora of impressive accolades, which you can check out in their full bios here. However, we…

July 7, 2020

Featured Entrepreneur of the Spirit: Mother Cabrini

Leadership books and frameworks pack the shelves but few, if any, are rooted in an authentically Catholic perspective. Yet, in her saints, the Catholic Church claims some of the greatest leaders and, yes, entrepreneurs, in world history. The United States’ first saint, St. Frances Xavier (aka “Mother”) Cabrini (1850 – 1917) was a dynamo Entrepreneur…