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 3 Kinds of Ghosts You Meet on Earth

We associate ghosts with Halloween, Oct. 31 — but that’s all wrong. We ought to look for them on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, the feasts of All Saints and All Souls. [Read More...]

May They Rest in Peace – But Not Us, Yet

“To comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable” was a motto of Dorothy Day. How might we do that? Yesterday, the Church celebrated All Souls Day, praying for all the dead who [Read More...]

New Sacred Art Coming to Benedictine College

On All Souls Day, when the Church prays for those who have died before us, officials at Benedictine College shared the computer-rendered view of the future Raven Memorial Park on the College’s [Read More...]

My Mother Taught Me to Hate Death

 Edna St. Vincent Millay’s house. Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind; Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave. [Read More...]

For All Who From Their Labors Rest: Grandma’s Precious Rosary

All Saints Day is one of my favorite feast days during the church year.  It reminds us that heaven is our destiny if we but choose to seek the Lord in sincerity [Read More...]