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 Good Friends We Meet Each Fall

Whatever the “laws” or “rules” are, love one another, and so much joy is spread from “good friends.” [Read More...]

Benedictine Thanks Mary for Averting Crisis

President Minnis thanked Ravens for praying and protecting the college against an order to isolate all students in their rooms. [Read More...]

Even On Her Birthday, Mary’s Life Wasn’t About Her

It is precisely Mary’s decision to treat herself as a background character in the story of Christ’s life that has made her great. [Read More...]

Pray, Fast Against ‘Demonic’ Division Wed. Sep. 9

Archbishop Naumann encourages all to seek racial healing on the feast of St. Peter Claver. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: Where Two Or Three Are Gathered…

Pictured: Fr. Simon Baker leads a campus Rosary at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. [Read More...]

Weekend Memes: In The Midst

Practice social distancing, but not from Jesus. [Read More...]

Benedictine College and the Cross of Coronavirus

Benedictine Sister Esther Fangman calls for unity in Atchison, Kansas, to protect the flock. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Start Correcting Your Friends

Last week we heard hard advice: Stop correcting Jesus. This week we hear even harder advice. [Read More...]

A Conversation During a Long Journey

It turns out I haven’t told my wife everything about memories of my life prior to meeting her. [Read More...]

Live the Rule: St. Benedict on COVID Care

It is remarkable how well some 6th-century principles can guide us today. [Read More...]

Bible Study Presents the Grandeur of the Liturgy

‘My prayer is that Hebrews will galvanize the Church to turn back to Jesus, the divine life of Jesus in the Mass,’ Dr. Andrew Swafford said. [Read More...]

Baltimore Catechism on the Works of Mercy

Practical direction on the Works of Mercy, excerpted from the Baltimore Catechism, No. 19. 813. Which are the chief spiritual works of mercy? The chief spiritual works of mercy are seven: To [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: Come After Me…

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

Weekend Memes: John The Baptist

John the Baptist fought the mainstream before it was cool. [Read More...]

Benedictine College Welcomes Record Enrollment

A record Freshman class makes the first-day, full-time undergraduate enrollment the highest in college history. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Stop Correcting Jesus

Peter makes a mistake that elicits Jesus’s harshest assessment of anyone in the Bible, and then some of his most iconic advice. [Read More...]

Even This Is Part of the Plan

God knew every single thing that would happen. And he allowed every single thing to happen. [Read More...]

Argue Politics Like a Christian: 7 Rules

The more you love your opponent, the more likely you can win them over. But you can’t fake love. [Read More...]

WATCH: Dr. Swafford Answers Tough Questions About the Priesthood

In Matt Fradd’s podcast, take a tour of Scripture that makes the sacraments come alive in an extraordinary way. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: You Are Peter…

Pictured: Saint Peter statue at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. [Read More...]