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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Only the Church Believes What the Love Songs Say

The Church is the last guardian of true romance. And if you think about it, pop music agrees. [Read More...]

Paper, Silver and Gold: 3 Wedding Anniversaries

It was my daughter’s first anniversary, our 25th, and my in-laws’ 50th: Paper, Silver and Gold … [Read More...]

Benedict on Being Married … to God.

God seeks to court us, and St. Benedict can give us an example. [Read More...]

Marching for Motherhood

I can’t help but recognize maternal virtues are just as important to appreciate; I live with a mother of nine. [Read More...]

Pope Francis: Divorce, Remarriage and Confession

Since age 17, he has been focused on meeting Jesus in the sacrament of reconciliation. [Read More...]

Western Civilization: The End Game

In the aftermath of the culture war, Catholics are uniquely posed to win the peace … on the condition that we are true to the Church’s teaching on marriage. [Read More...]

Tolstoy Was Wrong About Happy Families

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The famous first sentence of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is often repeated and has a ring of truth to it. [Read More...]

John the Baptist and the 21st Century

I first became fascinated in 1977 by watching the “Advent man” John the Baptist on the NBC miniseries Jesus of Nazareth. I was 10. In the episode, Michael York jumped on rocks and [Read More...]