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.


Can Your Online Friends Become Your Real Friends?

Grab some courage, type out a message, and get ready for the messier but more rewarding adventure of real-life friendship. [Read More...]

30 Catholic Catch Phrases Show Everyday Wisdom

We really like to say these things because they say something real. [Read More...]

Symposium Offers Solutions to Technology’s Traps

Hundreds of participants and presenters explored how Catholics should respond to smartphones, artificial intelligence and bioethical challenges. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: A New Creation

Pictured: Spring time on the campus of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.  [Read More...]

Movie Deeply Moves Benedictine Audience

Archbishop Naumann and a full theater rented by the college helped push pro-life film to Number 4 its opening weekend. [Read More...]

This Sunday, the Our Father and the Prodigal Son

We need to learn to appreciate Our Father like a prodigal who has returned. [Read More...]

WATCH: Reaching the Heart of a Saint

Pilgrims visited throughout the day to venerate a major relic of the priest whose holiness and integrity is a model for clergy and laity alike. [Read More...]

The Pain That Leads to Sin Can Lead to Holiness

Nothing brings us to despair faster than a sense of meaninglessness, a lack of purpose in our lives. [Read More...]

Imitating Mary: How F.I.A.T. Spells Yes

To be like Mary, follow her “fiat”: “Be it done unto me according to thy word.” [Read More...]

Archdiocese and College Promote ‘Must-See’ Film

Benedictine College has rented a theater for a special preview showing of ‘Unplanned’ before its official March 29 release . [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: High Above the Earth

Pictured: St. Benedict’s Abbey on the bluffs of the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. [Read More...]

Benedict’s Thorn Bush: Taking Sin Seriously

Diving Into the Thorns, a homily by Abbot James Albers. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Don’t Worry About the News, Says Jesus …

First-Century news wasn’t very different from ours. Neither were First-Century reactions. [Read More...]

St. Benedict’s Life, From Norcia to Atchison

Not only was he a “luminous star … in the black night of history” — he was also a key figure in the creation of Atchison, Kansas. [Read More...]

Movies That Might Help Your Lent

The best movie for Lent might be an hour of Adoration and no movie at all. But if you like to teach lessons with movies, like I do, try these. [Read More...]

The Joyful Mysteries of St. Joseph

March 19 is the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary. If you look for him in the Rosary you’ll see why. [Read More...]

A Saint’s Heart Visits Campus: Is That Weird?

Some non-Catholics — and, truth be told, many Catholics — can be a little bit weirded out by Catholic veneration of relics. [Read More...]

Sunday Verse: Listen to Him

Pictured: The Sacred Heart of Jesus statue in Raven Memorial Park at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.  [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Glory Overwhelms Death

The strange story of the Transfiguration, when Jesus becomes dazzling white and chats with Moses and Elijah: What does it mean? [Read More...]

This Sunday, Be Transfigured by God’s Covenant

Lent is not misery on the one hand or an impossible self-improvement plan on the other … [Read More...]