The Gregorian Institute Shield, composed of the crossed gold and silver keys of the Papal Insignia, an open book with the words 'Via Veritas Vita' ('The Way, the Truth, and the Life') written on its pages, three golden six-sided stars on a red banner, and a Germanic cross.

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This Sunday: Easter Started This. And This. And …

We hear the consequences of Easter all year long, but it might be helpful to zero in on three of them, just as a quick refresher. http://www.thegregorian.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/abbey-easter.jpg [Read More...]

Play-acting Holy Week Events, or Re-living Them?

Why do we pretend things that happened a long, long time ago are happening right now? I brought my question to the Theology floor at Benedictine College. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Watch How a King Dies

From the start, Jesus is a great king entering into Jerusalem in a regal way. Things will change quickly once he gets there, as we know. But his demeanor won’t change. [Read More...]

Let’s Use the Benedict Option to Win

Rod Dreher’s book is a great handbook on building a Christian life in hostile territory. We know what we must do … [Read More...]

Dear Dad, The Kids Are Watching You …

More words of encouragement to pray anyways. Our children will tend to imitate us. For better – or worse. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Jesus Brings Trouble. But Then …

When God comes into one’s life, hardship follows, but with great reward? [Read More...]

How to Make the Rosary Less of a Chore

I have noticed over the years that the Rosary’s long intro is dreaded by children — and by some adults, too. [Read More...]

Fours Years into the Papacy …

It’s an irresistible question to ask if Pope Francis would be re-elected were he a president on the four-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ March 13, 2013 election. [Read More...]