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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WATCH: Our True Identity Revealed

Today, for the Octave of All Saints Day, we revisit Kansas City, Kansas, Archbishop Joseph Naumann’s visit to Benedictine College campus for All Saints Day Nov. 1.

All Saints Day shows us what it means to be made in the image and likeness of God, he says.

Archbishop Naumann, Chair of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life,  is a close friend of the college and St. Benedict’s Abbey, which created this video.

The college welcomes the archbishop onto campus multiple times a year; he regularly celebrates our Baccalaureate Mass and participates in special occasions including dedications and blessings. Archbishop Naumann has initiated a yearly “Fireside Chat” meeting with senior theology and philosophy majors discussing significant issues in the Church. The Archbishop also presides at the yearly RCIA Mass initiating students into the Catholic Church.

Watch his remarks for All Saints Day above, or click here.

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Benedictine College

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.