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.


The Divine Mercy Novena

When Jesus appeared to St. Faustina, he asked that a novena be prayed to him every year asking for his divine mercy. While you can of course pray the novena at any [Read More...]

Can Other Faiths Bring You to Heaven?

My daughter took a comparison of religions class and wrote me an e-mail that said, “Dad, I’m becoming a Unitarian.” She was joking, and I know the theologian she is taking the [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...]

Sunday: Make the Worst Week of Advent the Best

Welcome to the worst week Advent: the fourth. The first two Sundays are novel and the third is pink; the fourth is just annoying. It’s the extra wait you have to endure [Read More...]

Sunday: Who’s Afraid of the End of the World?

Christians aren’t the only ones who think about the end of the world. Many people are terrified of the end of the world, either for mystical reasons related to the Aztec calendar [Read More...]

A Prayer to St. John Paul II for the Family

St. John Paul II, you said: “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.” You said, “At the start of a millennium [Read More...]

How I Learned to Accept Marian Consecration

I admit it. I was a little bit weirded out by Marian consecration in the past. I was never suspicious of Marian piety — but I could never really embrace Marian consecration, [Read More...]

Choosing Between Religious Freedom and Same-Sex Marriage

Members of Benedictine College’s Memorare Army for Religious Freedom prayer campaign can take heart: A new poll suggests that the American people are on the side of religious freedom. One month after [Read More...]