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, Go From Shame to Glory

Mass is a weekly — or daily — Passover for us, a way to start out again for the Promised Land. Never take it for granted. [Read More...]

What Is the Nature of a Church Building? 2 of 3

The word “nature” is a flashing light in ecclesiastical documents, so it is significant when the Church spells out “The Nature and Dignity of Churches.” [Read More...]

Joachim and Anna, a 21st Century Catholic Couple

The grandparents of Jesus were models we can understand three millennia later … [Read More...]

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...]

Sunday Verse: He Gave Thanks…

Picture: Mass at St. Benedict’s Abbey Cemetery at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.  [Read More...]

Weekend Memes: Modern Times

It’s funny the way things can change over time. [Read More...]

Raven Stands Up For Women — Against Abortion

TRANSFORMING CULTURE: Recent graduate Grace Rembold’s USA TODAY Network piece argues that both parties should be pro-life. [Read More...]

This Sunday, A Boy Outshines the Church and Astonishes the World

We give Jesus way too little and he gives us way too much. [Read More...]

Restore the Liturgy; Start With the Building (1 of 3)

Catholic churches and the faithful who use them have been the collateral damage in recent architectural and theological debates. [Read More...]

Studies Show 10 Ways Siblings Improve Your Life

St. John Paul called a new child a “gift to its brothers, sisters, parents and entire family.” Research Mary Eberstadt collected proves him right. [Read More...]

Mass of St. Gregory the Great: Snapshot of a Mystery

Celebrating a solemn pontifical Mass, Gregory is assisted by a candle-holding deacon and subdeacon who raise his chasuble as he elevates the chalice. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: They Were Like Sheep…

Pictured: Campus Rosary at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. [Read More...]

Weekend Memes: Expectation Versus Reality

Learn to expect the unexpected. [Read More...]

Raven Assist: They Gave, She Served

“I always question, ‘Why me?’” says Adriana Cortes. “There are tons of other people that could be in my place.” [Read More...]

This Sunday, Let’s Interrupt Jesus’s Rest

As St. Augustine put it: “When you say, ‘the Lord is my shepherd,’ no proper grounds are left for you to trust in yourself.” [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...]

3 Ways to Pray, Not Say, the Our Father

It is easy to let your mind wander during prayer. Especially when the words are automatic … [Read More...]

“This Is the Way; Walk In It.”: Finding the Right Path

The 2020 movie “God’s Fool” is about a young man, who has all he wants, to excess, but finds he needs so much more … [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: Christ Has Blessed Us…

Pictured: Dining Hall at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. [Read More...]

Weekend Memes: Sharing The Good News

A tribute to Evangelization and Catechesis. [Read More...]