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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This Sunday, Victory Only Comes in the Jaws of Defeat

From its earliest days to today, the Church has always been on the brink of collapse and on the cusp of triumph. [Read More...]

This Sunday, the Twisted Image That Leads Us Home

Lent is a land of exile where we have to replace our longing for slavery with a longing for God. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Get Violent With Sin and Aggressively Give Alms

When we spoil the place where he wants to meet us, God gets angry. Violently angry. So should we. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Our Unsafe God Demands Too Much

In Jesus we have a Zeus who came to serve us and a Prime Mover who is demanding in ways that defy logic. [Read More...]

This Sunday, Lent is a Desert; Life is a Flood

There is a good reason Catholics have the longest annual penitential season of any major religion. [Read More...]

This Sunday, the Cure for Our Leprosy

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, we might have thought Sunday’s First Reading from Leviticus sounds harsh and cruel. [Read More...]

This Sunday, the Church’s Job in a Pandemic Is to Preach the Gospel

A Church that matched Christ’s priorities would promote health energetically, but save its best efforts to heal the brokenhearted. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Jesus, the Shortcut Out of Secularism

We have spent generations hardening our hearts through philosophy, art, and science. But today is another chance to hear his voice … [Read More...]