5 Easy Ways to Create a Home Prayer Corner

2 minutes By Katie Tejada Tejada is a writer, editor, and former HR professional. She works with a variety of Catholic businesses, like House of Joppa, and often covers developments in decor, interiors, and events. She also enjoys writing about parenthood and faith. Our Catholic faith teaches us that through prayer, not only can we directly connect […]

The Christian Intellectual Life and the Agnostic Bishop in The Great Divorce

7 minutes The following was a college essay written by Maria Keller. 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 Maria Keller, University of Notre Dame The Christian life […]

The Paradox of the Will in the Interior Castle

8 minutes The following was a college essay written by Maria Keller. It has been edited and approved by Mary Boneno. 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 Maria Keller, University of Notre Dame In her spiritual […]

Building the Domestic Church: For Parents and Catechists

11 minutes By Phillip Hadden, Holy Apostles College I’ve gone to weekend retreats and perused Catholic message boards, and time and time again, our conversation moves into the need to renew catechesis in the Church. Naturally, the conversation usually ends there with stating the problem and providing no solutions and no plans of action. I hope to […]

Faith and New Year’s Resolutions

3 minutes By Jessica Farrenkopf With the New Year approaching rapidly, now is the time for many people to start thinking about their resolutions. Typically, these resolutions focus on aspects of physical and mental health and how to improve oneself in the next year. We should all also create resolutions that seek to improve our spiritual health […]

Testimony: Why I am Catholic

4 minutes By Ben Daly Labelle, University of Rhode Island Why am I Catholic? The easy answer would be that I was raised that way and that it is easy to make Catholicism a cultural identity. But it goes deeper than that. At some point in every Catholic’s life, they have to decide whether to make this […]

The Rosary: Making the Most of this Powerful Weapon

4 minutes By Catherine Stodola, University of Alabama With all the trials facing the world today, it is easy to feel lost or helpless. People want to help improve things but are unsure how to make a difference. Unfortunately, no one can singlehandedly cure COVID-19, end abortion, put a stop to racism, or completely fix any other […]

Who is a True Franciscan?

5 minutes Today the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Francis, the founder of the Franciscans and a major instrument of renewal in the Church. Read our exclusive below: The following was a college essay written by Katie Hugo. It has been edited and approved by Christopher Centrella. If you have a Theology essay that you would […]

A Glimpse at Priestly Formation

4 minutes By Fred Williams, Franciscan University As a man in priestly formation, I am constantly asked about what formation is, or entails. It has been brought to my attention that there is quite a large number of lay faithful who do not have any knowledge of what priestly formation is like. In this article, I would […]

Labor in the Garden: St. Teresa of Avila and John Milton

6 minutes The following was a college essay written by Lizzie Self. 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 Lizzie Self, University of Notre Dame St. Teresa of […]