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.


WATCH: This Sunday, God Exceeds Expectations

God’s gifts know no bounds, according to the Gospel for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A). [Read More...]

St. Matthew and the Myth of the Dark Ages

Rodney Stark’s new book on anti-Catholic history cites the total bias of calling the 4th to the 14th centuries the Dark Ages. [Read More...]

This Sunday: A Little Work, a Great Reward

It is never too late to start … [Read More...]

The Real Catholic Scandal Is Lay, Not Clergy

“Bishops haven’t felt free to say that,” said the cardinal. “But the pope is free to say it. And he did.” [Read More...]

Mourn Them, Defend Them, Champion Their Cause

To commemorate today’s feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, words given at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Bonner Springs. [Read More...]

Fatima Teaches Kids a Strong Lesson About Penance

Most of us, confronted by a child doing intense penances, would say, “Relax.” That’s not what Our Lady said. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, We All Wrong Others

Only forgiveness makes sense, says Father Matthew Habiger OSB of St. Benedict’s Abbey. [Read More...]

9 Signs of Hope for the Culture of Life

Many “culture of life” issues are making unheralded headway in America today. Here is a quick update. [Read More...]

Why the Movie ‘It’ Is So Scary (and Not So Scary)

The movie ‘It’ opens on the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady — the day the answer to the devil was born. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, You Are Not Alone

Father Meinrad says the Church is there to build us up; which is what we should do for others. [Read More...]

This Sunday: The Art of the Uncomfortable Conversation

Being willing to lovingly disagree is a sign of health. The false peace of those who won’t argue is actually a warning sign. [Read More...]

10 Ways to Work Like a Catholic

Here is the very Benedictine advice gleaned from Benedictine College theologians and professors …. [Read More...]

What Greatness Demands

Greatness is a life fully lived, with both successes and failures, ease and difficulties, surprises and disappointments, high energy and exhaustion. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Are You a Part-Time Christian?

Father Meinrad Miller OSB gives the message for this Sunday, Sept. 3, the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time [Read More...]

This Sunday: No One Follows Jesus Without a Cross

It is not possible to relax and lead a comfortable life while staying close to Jesus. [Read More...]

Cheer Your Kids Like a Catholic

They never hear us care so much about something that we shout in public — except in stadiums. [Read More...]

The Deeper Meaning of the Solar Eclipse

Our human nature is such that we abhor the idea that we will not live forever. The solar eclipse provokes deep questions. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Trust Who Jesus Says He Is

Father Jay Kythe on accepting God’s love in Jesus Christ. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Popes Are Nothing Without Christ

The authority Jesus gives Peter seems disproportionate. Peter is a weak man. Why give him so much power? [Read More...]

What the Total Eclipse Revealed

The weather, the sun, and the moon are totally outside our power. But there is one person who can change them. [Read More...]