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.


A Prayer to St. John Paul II for the Family

St. John Paul II, you said: “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.” You said, “At the start of a millennium [Read More...]

How I Learned to Accept Marian Consecration

I admit it. I was a little bit weirded out by Marian consecration in the past. I was never suspicious of Marian piety — but I could never really embrace Marian consecration, [Read More...]

Choosing Between Religious Freedom and Same-Sex Marriage

Members of Benedictine College’s Memorare Army for Religious Freedom prayer campaign can take heart: A new poll suggests that the American people are on the side of religious freedom. One month after [Read More...]

Sunday: Don’t Despair. Rise up

This Sunday’s readings (the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B) show how God treats the Church when it has lost its way. As Pope Benedict XVI put it, in the Way [Read More...]

Memorare Army Praying for Little Sisters

It’s Memorare Monday at Benedictine College’s Gregorian Institute. Today we are calling members of the Memorare Army for Religious Liberty to pray for the Little Sisters of the Poor. Commit to pray [Read More...]

Kateri Was Canonized for Our Dark Times

“In the wilderness of North America, in primitive and difficult times, Saint Kateri was a ‘sign of the Kingdom of Heaven.’” — Mass to celebrate St. Kateri Tekakwitha In our tumultuous times, [Read More...]

What the Sacred Heart Says

Sacred Heart statue, St. Benedict Church, Atchison, Kan. The Sacred Heart used to bother me. I found the pictures of Jesus with his heart hovering in front of his shirt weird. I [Read More...]

Keeping Your Faith in the Summertime

I got a frantic e-mail from one of my students. She wrote it sitting at home, in her old room. She said she could feel her old surroundings and old habits and [Read More...]