“The Spitzer Center’s programs are hugely beneficial. They took us to a much higher level and elevated how we treat each other in the chancery and in the diocesan pastoral center, which translates to our work in parishes and our volunteer work. I’d love to see it go nationwide.” — Donna Marino, President, Catholic Community Foundation of Phoenix
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What Catholic leaders are saying about the work of the Spitzer Center
 

"The Spitzer Center provided objective assessments and fundamental formation for curial staff that proved useful. By knowing ourselves better and having clearer standards communicated through common language, we are better able to participate in the mission of Christ and His Church.”
– Most Reverend George J. Lucas, Archbishop of the Diocese of Omaha

“The Journey to Excellence program speaks to everyone, no matter where they are in their life journey. The solid philosophical principles rooted in our Catholic tradition foster personal insight for us individually and improve our ability to collaborate together for common goals.”
– Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix

“I find myself continually going back to Fr. Spitzer concepts, especially on the higher levels of  happiness. It helps me to check my motivations and it also helps me to direct others and hopefully to give them motivation in their actions.”
– Most Reverend James S. Wall, Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup

“The publication of Father Spitzer’s book [Five Pillars of the Spiritual Life] is a happy coincidence, coming soon after Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth. Both are strong statements of New Testament. ...Informed Catholic readers are summoned by this book to take the Christ of the Gospels intelligently and seriously.”
— Father Benedict J. Groeschel, C.F.R.

“People told me they’ve had similar thoughts and reflections, but they didn’t know how it all came together until they heard it articulated in the training sessions. The Spitzer Center’s framework provides a way to pull it all together mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.”
— Winifred Williams, Director, Ed. & Org. Development, Sisters of Charity Leavenworth Health System

“The Spitzer Center showed us we were strong in areas where we thought we were strong, but they also helped us identify some hot button issues we needed to work on. Our employees were really encouraged to see us embark on this process and begin taking concrete steps to create a culture that makes the most of everyone’s talents.”
— Jeff Smith, President of the Word Among Us

“The Spitzer Center’s programs are hugely beneficial. They took us to a much higher level and elevated how we treat each other in the chancery and in the diocesan pastoral center, which translates to our work in parishes and our volunteer work. I’d love to see it go nationwide.”
— Donna Marino, President, Catholic Community Foundation of Phoenix