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.


How to Make the Rosary Less of a Chore

I have noticed over the years that the Rosary’s long intro is dreaded by children — and by some adults, too. [Read More...]

Turn to Fatima This Lent

The Year of Mercy and the message of Fatima complement each other perfectly. [Read More...]

Election Day at Benedictine: Pilgrim Statue Joins 40 Hours Vigil

Join our 40 Hour Prayer Vigil on Election Day. Benedictine College is hosting the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima and uniting with St. Benedict’s Abbey for 40 hours Eucharistic Adoration and prayers to Our Lady of Fatima for our country. [Read More...]

Dispatch: Imagine You Were a Mom in My Syrian Refugee Camp …

Try this one on for size. (That’s a pun, eventually; read on.) One of the most frustrating duties at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees on Lesbos is clothing distribution. It is [Read More...]

How to Pray a Holy Hour

Click here for the printable, pdf version. Pope Francis has asked all dioceses of the world to participate in the Year of Mercy in a special way today: “24 Hours for the [Read More...]

What I Learned from the Homeless

By Makena Clawson | Makena is a member of the inaugural class of Gregorian Fellows. Now a missionary with Christ in the City in her native Denver, she graduated from Benedictine College in [Read More...]

Tolstoy Was Wrong About Happy Families

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The famous first sentence of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is often repeated and has a ring of truth to it. [Read More...]

Seven Reasons to Return to Confession

It is the Year of Mercy and Benedictine College is blessed to have a Holy Door on campus. Yesterday, walking to the Abbey to go to confession and pass through the door, [Read More...]