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.


Benedict’s 12th Degree of Humility … at 8 a.m.

What does a monk from the dawn of Christianity have to say to married men and women at the dawn of the third millennium? [Read More...]

School Years Begin, and End, and All Will Be Well

Benedictine College Freshmen will soon march up the hill they will later march down as graduates. [Read More...]

Our Field of Dreams and God’s Real-World Plan

If you have not visited the “Field of Dreams” in Dyersville, Iowa, or seen the movie, you should. It put my life in perspective. [Read More...]

What Frightens You? A Lesson From ‘Risen’

“Speak your heart,” Jesus tells Clavius. He says the same to us. [Read More...]

Dr. Throop’s New Student (and Parent) Checklist

It’s new, it’s big, and it can be overwhelming to move into college life. [Read More...]

“Love Island”: Hedonism as Entertainment

Does the ratings failure of the new-low reality show mean young people are getting wiser? [Read More...]

Tapped by God on a Los Angeles Lyft

Witnessing to the power of listening … [Read More...]

Chivalry Begins With Listening

Is chivalry dead? Not yet … [Read More...]