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.


Catholic Lit for Lent: Mauriac’s ‘Vipers’ Tangle’

Within a story of dysfunctional family relationships, Mauriac illustrates a cold soul, who can still be warmed by grace that comes from those who love purely. [Read More...]

‘That’s Divisive!’ Is Not an Argument

Is something wrong or false or evil just because it causes division? [Read More...]

Connolly’s Noonday Devil: Fiction as Spiritual Reading

Myles Connolly has written a novel-length portrait of the towering strength of a soul whose weakness, in the world’s eyes, is charity. [Read More...]

Room 707: The Last Time I Saw My Father

In advance of Father’s Day, a poem. [Read More...]

Alfa Romeo’s Promise of Absolute Freedom

It invites us to consider, and I hope reconsider, what we were taught about being human. [Read More...]

Dispatch: Easy to Go Home, Hard to Leave Friends

Benedictine College Great Books professor Edward Mulholland on departing the refugee camp that changed him. [Read More...]

Dispatch: All Hail Greece, Land of Exiles

Greece is on the edge in more ways than one, and yet here the refugees come … [Read More...]

Dispatch: Leaving What Was Never Home

He lost his home. Did he lose the ability to know what home is? [Read More...]