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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How to Make Mass Another Christmas

Maybe, like me, you’re a little too superficial about Christmas and a little too intellectual about Mass. Solve both problems at once. [Read More...]

Mass With Kids: Our 10 Rules

After a quarter of a century of Sundays, the Hoopeses have a system … [Read More...]

A Dad’s Guide to Communion

This spring our family faces four big events: A daughter’s wedding, a son’s high school graduation, another’s confirmation and seven-year-old Charlie’s first communion. Of the four events, by far the most important is Charlie’s first [Read More...]

How Churchgoers Lose God

The Christianity Today headline summed up the story this way: “Going to church does not make you a good person, says Pope Francis.” It quoted a March homily from the pope about [Read More...]

Father Scalia on His Dad’s Faith and Ours

Fr. Paul Scalia, son of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, is a priest in the Diocese of Arlington, Va. The following is the transcript of his homily at his father’s funeral Mass, [Read More...]

What the Sacred Heart Says

Sacred Heart statue, St. Benedict Church, Atchison, Kan. The Sacred Heart used to bother me. I found the pictures of Jesus with his heart hovering in front of his shirt weird. I [Read More...]

Going to Church: “Get” or Debt?

By Lloyd Newton | Lloyd Newton has served as professor of philosophy at Benedictine College since 2003. A convert to the Catholic faith, he earned his M.A. in rhetoric from the University [Read More...]