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.


I Pray My Kids Get Caught

It was about 9:40 in the morning when it happened. I was 10. I was the Mystery Water Man. I pushed the button on the water fountain, just as I had every [Read More...]

Cardinal Burke in Kansas

He even visited a college class that was studying his book … [Read More...]

This Sunday: Wait. Can I Really ‘Be Perfect’?

To tell people “be perfect” is more a mind-control technique than it is a way of life, some say the Gospels claim. [Read More...]

The Latest Pope Francis Furor, In Context …

The danger for critics is that we put our opponent in a box… and stop listening to what they say. [Read More...]

Five Lessons From Super Bowl 2017

Here are five spiritual lessons I want my sons to learn from Super Bowl LI. [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...]

This Sunday, Paul and the Old Testament are More Loving than Jesus

People often say the Old Testament and St. Paul are harsh but the New Testament and Jesus are mild and forgiving of sin. Today’s readings prove otherwise. [Read More...]

Super Bowl Ads and Our Longing for More

C.S. Lewis and Pope Benedict would understand what Super Bowl LI commercials were saying. [Read More...]