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 Social Media Can Make Your Life Better

Use it. Don’t let it use you. [Read More...]

Break the Internet Addiction

We’re called to a greater happiness than what simply entertains us. [Read More...]

The Stories We Tell That Shape Our Lives

Without consciously thinking about it, the stories that we tell ourselves shape what we hear in the pews. [Read More...]

The Real Catholic Scandal Is Lay, Not Clergy

“Bishops haven’t felt free to say that,” said the cardinal. “But the pope is free to say it. And he did.” [Read More...]

Laudato Si’s Greatest Hits

Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si came out yesterday, and my newsfeeds have been full of my friends’ favorite quotes (which tells you what kind of friends I have). To keep up with [Read More...]

How New Media Can Enhance Our Lives

When I shared the terrible things social media are doing to our lives, I started by quoting Plato’s fears that writing would hurt our memories. He was right — it did. But [Read More...]

How New Media Can Diminish Our Lives

Plato worried that the new media called “writing” would ruin our memories – and he was right. “If men learn this, it will implant forgetfulness in their souls; they will cease to [Read More...]

St Joseph: Modern Model for Listening to the Lord

By Dr. Frank Kessler | Dr. Kessler is a professor of Political Science at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. In this electronic media age that we live we encounter so many words, [Read More...]