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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New Evangelization Symposium Coming March 30 – April 1

The 2017 Symposium boasts top Catholic speakers as well as dozens of additional papers and presentations from professors, field professionals, students and clergy. [Read More...]

Swing! The Slow Ball God Pitched Our Generation

Even secular sources are seeing the truth of what the Church teaches. [Read More...]

Are Church Rules Stupid? A Dialogue With a Teenager

“Ugh. I can’t eat my ham sandwich. I forgot it’s Friday. Which, by the way, is totally stupid. Lots of Catholic families are eating hamburgers right now — but not us!” “That’s [Read More...]

Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan and the New Evangelization

In interviews, Jeannie Gaffigan says she and her husband Jim are not trying to evangelize. But in a postmodern secularist world, maybe evangelization has to be indirect. “The Jim Gaffigan Show” starring [Read More...]

Pope Francis vs. Our 21st Century Sins

Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Sí zeros in on a fundamental problem with American culture that we would rather not focus on: The dark triumph of technology in almost every aspect of our [Read More...]

‘What Do You Think of Gay Marriage?’ How to Answer

Pope Francis has offered a lot of advice on evangelization. Here is how it works. Sooner or later it’s going to happen. You chat by the watercooler with a coworker or in [Read More...]

Snark and the New Evangelization

Snark is the vernacular of our age. Maybe this is because we learn how to converse through movies and sitcoms, where a constant tension is necessary to keep our attention. Maybe it [Read More...]

Training Young Evangelists

Tony Brandt, a 2000 graduate of Benedictine College, is the co-founder of Casting Nets, a non-profit lay apostolate that offers training in evangelization and catechesis. Brandt was at Benedictine College for the [Read More...]