Daily Catholic Quote — James Nolan

Daily Catholic Quote — James Nolan

A Daily Quote to Inspire Your Catholic Faith

“Engagement describes an attitude, a commitment, as well as the day-to-day activities of a calling or profession. The good that we can do at work and at home for family, individuals and for society is far too important to ignore. We are called to collaborate in God’s creative and redemptive work, called to use our skills and talents for the greater good.”

–James Nolan, Doing the Right Thing at Work

James Nolan (d. 2012) earned a J.D., UCLA School of Law and a M.A. in Theology, Washington Theological Union. He was the program coordinator of the Arrupe Program in Social Ethics for Business, the program coordinator of the Woodstock Business Conference and a research fellow for the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He was a former Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Washington Theological Union. Jim practiced law as a trial and appellate attorney representing corporations and individuals in business, commercial and insurance disputes.

He was the author of Doing the Right Thing at Work: A Catholic’s Guide to Faith, Business and Ethics, a book on moral values and business ethics as reflected in the lives and challenges of business and professional leaders who participated in the Woodstock Business Conference monthly conversations. James was a dear friend and early Supporter of the Integrated Catholic Life.

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