On the Power of Demons

5 minutes By Ambrose Rucker, Christendom College             In this article we are going to examine the church teachings on the power of demons over humanity, how they operate, and how they are limited. First off I will explain why the modern-day belief that demonic activity is virtually nonexistent in the modern world is not only wrong […]

Spiritual Warfare and The Rule of St. Benedict

7 minutes By Maria Keller, University of Notre Dame Note: The author mentions that St. Benedict entered combat with the powers of evil to “merit salvation.” However, it is important to make the distinction as Catholics between reaching salvation on our own merits, versus cooperating with the freely-given grace of God. God calls each of us into […]

Visions of Hell with Dante

7 minutes The following was a college essay written by Catherine Viz. It has been edited and approved by Ariel Hobbs. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Catherine Viz, University of Notre Dame Dante’s Inferno, is […]

Marian Imagery in Dante’s Paradiso

6 minutes The following was a college essay written by Mary Biese. It has been edited and approved by Christopher Centrella. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Mary Biese, Notre Dame The Blessed Virgin Mary becomes […]

The Mysteries of Mercy in the Divine Comedy

11 minutes The following was a college essay written by Jonathan Stodola. It has been edited and approved by Zachary Maher. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Jonathan Stodola, Saint Louis University In a work filled […]

Did Jesus Really Descend into Hell?

3 minutes By Joseph Tuttle, Benedictine College In the fifth article of the Apostles Creed, Catholics profess that “He descended into hell and on the third day He rose again from the dead.” Many Catholics do not even think about what they are saying when they profess their faith in the Creed. When they do, they usually […]

Nourishing the Body for Life and Preparing the Soul for Death

11 minutes The following was a college essay written by Miriam Trujillo. It has been edited and approved by Ariel Hobbs. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Miriam Trujillo, Catholic University of America 2020’s headline-monopolizing epidemic […]