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.

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This Sunday: Jesus Begins With the End in Mind

But the end of Lent is not a better me; the end of Lent is a self-emptying of myself into the life of Christ. [Read More...]

This Sunday: The Temptations of Adam, Eve, and Jesus

What can we learn from the devil’s encounter with Jesus and his encounter with Adam and Eve? [Read More...]

Turn to Fatima This Lent

The Year of Mercy and the message of Fatima complement each other perfectly. [Read More...]

What to Give Up for Lent? A List

Giving something up for Lent has a long tradition in the Church — with Benedictine roots. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Don’t Serve the God of Worry

Jesus calls the Christian to a radical simplicity and focus on God. [Read More...]

Sunday: Serious Hope for Dark Times

This Sunday’s readings (Third Sunday of Lent Year C) give hope for the future. Not an easy, happy  hope — a serious hope. A hope that is founded in God’s actions, not [Read More...]

Sunday: Make Lent Your Mount Tabor

Just as Lent is getting off the ground, today’s Gospel (the Second Sunday of Lent, Year C) gives us the story of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor. While we commemorate the 40 [Read More...]

Sunday: ‘Forget Lent,’ Whispers the Devil

Just as we begin the season of Lent, which is a call to fast, give alms and pray … the Church presents us with the story of Jesus being tempted not to [Read More...]