Upgrade Your Career

What good is success if it does not bring about personal fulfillment? The Tepeyac Leadership Initiative seeks to bring purpose back to your career. You have a mission, and God wants you to discover it. TLI wants to facilitate that process, and get you started in a new path to greatness.

About the Tepeyac Leadership Initiative

The Tepeyac Leadership Initiative is a 5-month leadership program oriented toward the development of Catholic professionals to advance the mission of the Church and serve the common good in secular society. TLI participants are chosen from an emergent group of talented Catholic professionals in the public and private sectors across the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. TLI educates participants in the core teachings of the Church and how to apply them through their careers.

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TLI participants go through intensive study, reflection and dialogue meant to form their minds and equip them with professional knowledge on how to integrate the truths and values of their catholic faith into every aspect of their lives. By drawing on the expertise of California’s and Arizona’s most respected and influential Catholic leaders, participants are exposed to contemporary realities surrounding the most important issues shaping the Catholic Church in the United States.
To have an integral development of mind, body and spirit, all TLI participants are invited to supplement their intellectual advance with opportunities for spiritual growth; allowing participants to live and articulate a vision for the Church in their personal, professional and civic lives. TLI curates each leadership cohort through a robust selection and matching process that builds a diverse group of professionals primed to deepen their passion for advancing their personal spiritual growth in line with the mission of the Church.
  • Jesus and His disciples serve the poor.
  • Followers of Jesus live as though the truth were true.
  • Jesus’ body the Church, works for peace and reconciliation.
  • The Church proclaims God’s plan for marriage and family life.
  • Christians are always seeking new and better ways to tell the Good News of Jesus, specially to youth and the elderly.

With a spirit of charity, fidelity to the Magisterium and intellectual rigor; the Tepeyac Leadership Initiative is a catalyst development experience which equips lay Catholic professionals to become virtuous leaders, while supporting the mission of the Church, influencing the culture and serving the common good.

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