Following an all-school Mass held on Tuesday, November 30th, the St. Rita of Cascia High School Family was addressed by Mr. Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza and Ave Maria University, Florida. Mr. Monaghan shared a powerfully motivational message with the students that included hardships he faced during his early years, accomplishments throughout his life, and the inspiration he had in establishing a new Catholic university.
Tom Monaghan – A Millionaire’s Vow of Poverty
In this touching story of transformation, Tom Monaghan, founder of the Domino’s Pizza franchise, shares his realization that what had driven him to succeed in life was really the desire to have more than everyone else. After seeing how prideful his heart had become, Tom took what he calls “a millionaire’s vow of poverty”—dedicating his life to giving away everything he has in order to help as many people as possible come to know Christ.