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.


What Is Heaven Like? 5 Quick Answers

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November and the Four Last Things

The trees are transforming from symbols of life into symbols of lifelessness. The air is getting unexpectedly cold, like a room with a ghost in it. It’s the perfect time to contemplate [Read More...]

Sunday: Describing Heaven to Children — and Yourself

This Sunday’s Gospel (the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A) includes several visions of heaven, and that’s a good thing. It happens every year in our confirmation class: Students tell my [Read More...]

5 Spiritual Lessons from Dante’s Divine Comedy

All of us who read the opening lines of the Comedy have wandered from the narrow way and find ourselves immersed in the hellish mire of sin. [Read More...]