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.


The Gift of Friendship Changes Everything

Inspiring thoughts from wise speakers at a Notre Dame conference on friendship. [Read More...]

Bold Loyalty: Tolkien’s Call to Catholics in Crisis

In letters from the late 1960s, the Lord of the Rings author addresses the liturgical abuses that followed Vatican II. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: Stand Erect…

Pictured: Raven Memorial Park in the heart of Benedictine College’s campus, a place of reflection and remembrance. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Everything Else Will End; We Won’t

“Nature is fleeting; we will outlive it,” C.S. Lewis wrote. “Even when all suns and mists are gone, each one of us will still be alive.” [Read More...]

A Study in Friendship: Ravens’ Notre Dame Trip

FELLOWS FRIDAY: Students bonded over ancient wisdom on friendship and 18 hours in a van to and from South Bend, Indiana. [Read More...]

SLIDESHOW: Stunning Raven Mission Photos

About 1 in 4 Benedictine College students participates in some form of service, evangelization or mission activity. [Read More...]

Serving Immigrants in Mother Cabrini’s Footsteps

What the beloved saint did in the 19th century is finding echoes in the 20th and 21st. [Read More...]

Life After Death: Evidence and Evangelization

Belief in an afterlife is surging, helped by scientific evidence. Catholics can help people see the full picture. [Read More...]

‘You Defend What You Love’: John Paul’s Thanks to Veterans

The son of a military man had a great appreciation for ‘the sentinel, who scans the horizon to avert danger.’ [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: When Your Glory Appears…

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

This Sunday, Jesus Uses Heaven to Teach About Life

This life is unfulfilling — until you point it to the next. [Read More...]

Ravens Discovered God and Culture in Europe

FELLOWS FRIDAY: Benedictine College took a deep dive into the Catholic Church’s rich intellectual heritage and came away changed. [Read More...]

Let’s Destroy Some gods

Can Christianity triumph in the 21st century like it did in the first century? [Read More...]

Radiant and Unashamed: Note to a Former Student

‘You are a child of God, with great things ahead …’ [Read More...]

Stop Obsessing About Darkness. Add Light!

Do you ever feel guilty that you aren’t doing enough to denounce the latest scandal? Three priests advise: Don’t. [Read More...]

Amazed: Raven’s Newman Society Canonization Trip

Benedictine architecture student Ian Reilly attended the canonization with his father, Cardinal Newman Society President Patrick Reilly. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: God So Loved…

Pictured: Adoration during Underground at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. Underground is a monthly retreat night for High School and College Students. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Jesus Loves Underdogs

None of us is taller than Zacchaeus, the short man in the sycamore tree. [Read More...]

Raven Unites Catholic Social Teaching and Investing

FELLOWS FRIDAY: Michael Rziha learned that the Church’s wisdom makes practical good sense. [Read More...]

Safety in a Scary World: 10 Bible Verses For Halloween

Scripture describes how scary the world can be — and where supernatural safety can be found. [Read More...]