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.


This Sunday: 6 Questions Jesus Answers

Jesus brilliantly answers our fundamental questions — secular and religious — in his parables. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Cultivate Your Heart

This week, Father Meinrad Miller, OSB, offers 60 Seconds for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A on cultivating the Word sowed in your heart (and weeding what the evil one [Read More...]

Paper, Silver and Gold: 3 Wedding Anniversaries

It was my daughter’s first anniversary, our 25th, and my in-laws’ 50th: Paper, Silver and Gold … [Read More...]

Recent Popes’ Favorite Poets

Popes from Pius XII to Francis have quoted some little-known greats. [Read More...]

Our Lady’s Guide to Teaching Kids About Hell

Beyond H. E. double-hockey-sticks …. [Read More...]

Fatima at 100: 4 Ways July 13 Changed the Church

Our Lady scared the daylights out of three shepherd children by showing them hell and sternly warning them about war and martyrdom. [Read More...]

This Sunday: The Sower Who Became a Seed

The parable of the sower becomes literally true in the Passion: The Word of God is sown; killed and buried only to emerge in the Resurrection and in the people, the Body of Christ. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, From Seed to Sower

Be grateful that the seed of the Word was fruitful in your life. Now it’s your turn to be fruitful. [Read More...]

Benedict on Being Married … to God.

God seeks to court us, and St. Benedict can give us an example. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Humility like Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa sets an example for humility, says Fr. Meinrad. [Read More...]

The Silent Catholic? Dean Koontz’s New Bestseller

In “The Silent Corner,” Dean Koontz paints a terrifying vision of ideological terrorism that aims at a fate worse than death. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Greater Than Alexander the Great

The first reading describes what the Greek conqueror’s entrance into Jerusalem will look like; for Jesus, it will be different. [Read More...]

More Than One July 4th Defines America

Here are five July Fourth events that demanded our nation decide who it is. [Read More...]

Tech Industry Wants Liberal Arts Graduates

The Harvard Business Journal, Mark Cuban, and three new books all agree … [Read More...]

Francis Is Our Peter

The Church wants us to look at our current Pope in light of the first Pope. Let’s. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, the Litany of ‘Whoevers’

Hating our Father and Mother, but loving God? Father Jay has an explanation of this Sunday’s confusing gospel. [Read More...]

Hard Questions About Jesus

A new book answers tough questions from popular skeptic Bart Ehrman. [Read More...]

King of the Campus: The Sacred Heart and Benedictine College

“This is one of the most important gatherings of our lives,” President Stephen D. Minnis said on Oct. 30, 2016. That was the day the college enthroned the Sacred Heart of Jesus [Read More...]

Connolly’s Noonday Devil: Fiction as Spiritual Reading

Myles Connolly has written a novel-length portrait of the towering strength of a soul whose weakness, in the world’s eyes, is charity. [Read More...]

Dr. Mirarchi and the Noonday Devil

In two recent interviews, Kathryn Jean Lopez probes the meaning and message of Mirarchi’s second annotated Myles Connolly work, Dan England and the Noonday Devil. [Read More...]