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.


America’s Catholic Media Summit Canceled


Bad news! We will have to cancel the America’s Media Summit conference we had scheduled for Nov. 18-19 at Benedictine College.

Pope Francis recently announced that a consistory will be held that weekend at which three Americans will become cardinals. Pope Francis will announce 17 new Cardinals on the closing weekend of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. He asks that the world pray for the new Cardinals, so that “confirming their adhesion to Christ, Supreme merciful and faithful Priest, they help me in my ministry as bishop of Rome, and as ‘permanent and visible source and foundation of unity of faith and communion.'”

This means keynote speakers scheduled for the conference will not be able to attend, and the attention of Catholic journalists will be on Rome.

We do hope to reschedule conference but do not have dates yet.

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Benedictine College


Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.