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.


Readings: How We Are Like God

Catholics have holidays celebrating God’s interaction with mankind: Jesus’ life from birth to baptism to death; his mother’s life; his saints’ lives. This Sunday’s Solemnity celebrates God himself, in himself. God is […]

A Cardinal Becomes a Raven

A Cardinal became a Raven in Royals territory on May 14. New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan was the commencement speaker and received an honorary degree at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., making […]

Then vs. Now: The Church in the 1980s

It is commencement season at Benedictine College, and that means I’m seeing the parents roll into town to watch their children graduate. And that means we parents are sitting around talking about […]

Readings: Ways the Spirit Comes

This Sunday is Pentecost Sunday (Year C), the day we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit and call an end to the Easter Season. There are two stories of the coming […]

When Celebrities Win Elections

As the race boiled down last week to Trump versus Hillary, Megan McArdle said one of those obvious things that you never notice until someone says it. How to explain the Trump […]

7 Leadership Lessons from Lamar Hunt Jr.

For the last class of the year, the Gregorian Fellows’ leadership class traveled to the Kansas City Chiefs’ Arrowhead Stadium, where they toured everything from the ninth-story press box to the underground […]

Readings: Jesus Is Not in the Sky

“Men of Galilee, why are you standing there looking up at the sky?” That’s what the angels ask the apostles at the Ascension, and that’s what they ask us, too. This Sunday […]

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 […]