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.


This Sunday: Render Unto Caesar (and God, Too)

In his Sunday’s Gospel (the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A), Jesus short-circuits a clever trap by the Pharisees. They want him to declare himself pro-tax and thereby get in trouble [Read More...]

We All Knew Hollywood’s Secret Long Before Harvey

Hollywood has been stealing innocence for years. [Read More...]

Fatima: A New Miracle and a New Mission

Heaven is inviting everyone to join in a mission as old as the Gospels and as new as each of us — if only we will listen. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Good News! You’re Invited. The Bad News?

What kind of wedding garment do you have? asks Benedictine monk Father Dennis Meade. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Don’t Treat God Like a Waiter

The Eucharist is a rich and abundant feast, to which the proper response is “I am not worthy.” [Read More...]

Only the Church Believes What the Love Songs Say

The Church is the last guardian of true romance. And if you think about it, pop music agrees. [Read More...]

Benedictine Memorare Army Cheers Freedom Win

Becket Fund Chairman Bill Mumma spoke to Benedictine College students shortly before the win, and urged students to keep up the fight. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Cultivate Your Vineyard

Do we welcome Jesus into the vineyard of our hearts, asks Father Meinrad Miller, or do we drive him out? [Read More...]

Benedictine on EWTN: Lost Catholic Screenwriter Recovered

“This guy had a hand in rewriting It’s a Wonderful Life,” asked Raymond Arroyo: “That’s not a more impressive legacy than Mr. Blue?” [Read More...]

Dr. Ramage’s Catholic Answers to Hard Questions

Benedictine College theologian Dr. Matthew Ramage is still asking hard questions about Jesus … and providing answers. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Finding Peace Amid Death and Destruction

“Have no anxiety at all” is a hard message in hard times. [Read More...]

What Does It Mean to Get Something ‘Blessed’?

Sacramentals can seem almost like a guilty pleasure for Catholics. Somewhere deep inside, we suspect we ought to be above such things, but we sure like our rosaries to be blessed. [Read More...]

Audio Tour of St Benedict’s Abbey

Good Sacred Architecture is good theology, too. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, Look Who Gets Heaven Before You

Be careful not to blunt the force of today’s Gospel, says Brother Leven. [Read More...]

This Sunday: Good Intentions Mean Nothing to God

He only cares about what we actually do. [Read More...]

Three Catholic Mentalities

In media and in real life, our use of these three responses in social engagement can almost always predict the outcome. [Read More...]

WATCH: This Sunday, God Exceeds Expectations

God’s gifts know no bounds, according to the Gospel for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A). [Read More...]

St. Matthew and the Myth of the Dark Ages

Rodney Stark’s new book on anti-Catholic history cites the total bias of calling the 4th to the 14th centuries the Dark Ages. [Read More...]

This Sunday: A Little Work, a Great Reward

It is never too late to start … [Read More...]

The Real Catholic Scandal Is Lay, Not Clergy

“Bishops haven’t felt free to say that,” said the cardinal. “But the pope is free to say it. And he did.” [Read More...]