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.


Lower Your Phone: The Power of Eye Contact

Whether you’re acknowledging a coworker, a friend, or a stranger, looking them in the eyes goes a long way to making them feel seen in the world. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: This Is My Body

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

WATCH: Corpus Christi Words Monk Left Behind

Before his passing on June 18, 2019, Benedictine Father Denis Meade recorded several 60 Seconds for Sunday for 2019. [Read More...]

This Sunday, the Body of Christ Makes Us Invincible

Jesus one-ups Aesop in showing our true strength. [Read More...]

Corpus Christi: The King(dom) Is Here!

Jesus won’t have one ounce more glory at the end of time than he does right now in the Eucharist. [Read More...]

WATCH: Don’t Recite the Creed Like a Robot

On the birthday of the Nicene Creed, make sure you truly do still believe all those things you say you believe. [Read More...]

New York Times Convert: 10 Ways Christians Welcome or Repel

David Brooks has long flirted with religion, but he kept it at arm’s length. Until now. [Read More...]

Stop Abortion Lawmakers: What Parishes and Parishioners Can Do

The institutional Church needs to stop hushing itself into silence and shackling the pro-life political efforts of the faithful. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: The Love of God Poured out

Pictured: The academic quad in Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, features the Ferrell Academic Center built in 2012 and the 100,000-square-foot science building, Westerman Hall, completed in 2019. [Read More...]

Happy Father’s Day, Priests!

Thank you for being there for us, again and again. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Thank Our Father Along With Your Dad

This Father’s Day is Trinity Sunday. Think of it as God-the-Father’s Day. [Read More...]

Catholics: Wave the Stars and Stripes This Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day. July 4 looms. How could it be okay for Catholics to honor the flag of a sinful nation? [Read More...]

Vatican Document Backs Bishop’s ‘Pride Month’ Warning

“Male and Female He Created Them” stresses that all people should be respected but some ideologies are harmful. [Read More...]

Spread God’s Love: Post the Sacred Heart This June

“I will bless every place in which an image of my heart is exposed and honored,” Jesus promised St. Margaret Mary Aloqoque. Let’s bless the internet! [Read More...]

Little Olivia, Saint for Our Times

I believe in St. Olivia. And Alexander Hamilton. Let me explain. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: God’s Work in Everyone

Pictured: Students from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, serving in Uganda on a mission trip during spring break 2019. [Read More...]

25 Years Ago, He Sensed God’s Plans for Benedictine

Meet the monk who helped start Eucharistic Adoration, the Hunger Coalition, and FOCUS at Benedictine College. [Read More...]

This Sunday, 2 Ways the Holy Spirit Brings Peace

Just as he did for the Apostles, he comes in two different contexts, opening two different pathways. [Read More...]

Disney, Netflix and Twitter: 2 Abortion Fails

I have two new favorite pro-life answers to abortion advocates. [Read More...]

Paper Dolls Surprise Newest Raven Priest

Benedictine College played a key role in Father Joseph Gifford’s vocation story. [Read More...]