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.


Recognizing the Objective Order of Things: Catholic Stewardship of the Environment, 2 of 3

Accepting the intrinsic value of nature should lead you to accept the intrinsic value of human nature. [Read More...]

Seeing Creation With God’s Eyes: Catholic Environmental Principles, 1 of 3

Careful observation of creation converted noted atheist Anthony Flew; we need contemplative knowledge, not power knowledge, of creation. [Read More...]

Not By Faith Alone

Famously, Martin Luther helped set the 16th-century Reformation in motion with his translation of Romans 3:28: “a man is justified by faith alone.” [Read More...]

Can I Be Spiritual But Not Religious? Hebrews Says No

Jesus Christ himself enters our life uniquely in one way: the liturgy of his body and blood. [Read More...]

Dear Swafford, How Do I Explain Church Teaching on Same-Sex Attraction?

A student asks: Do you have personal experience speaking about Catholic teaching on homosexual lifestyles to someone you love? [Read More...]

Dear Swafford, Is it My Job to ‘Fix’ My Boyfriend? Signed, Stuck

Love and relationships are hard to navigate … and they loom large in college students’ lives. [Read More...]

Quick Tips: 7 Ways to Evangelize Your Family

Dr. Swafford, one of the keynotes of the April Lifeteen conference shares how every Catholic can, and should, spread the good news. [Read More...]

Holy Thursday: Birth of a New Family Covenant

Salvation is not just about being forgiven; it is entering into the family of God — it is far more than a divine acquittal. [Read More...]