Blessed Among Women: From Eva to Ave

Reading Time: 8 minutes The following was a college essay written by Mary Boneno. It has been edited and approved by Michael Twohig. 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 Boneno, Catholic University of America             In the […]

The Meaning of Suffering

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Ben Daly-Labelle, University of Rhode Island “Are you living or are you just breathing?” Catholic speaker Mark Hart posed this question at a Steubenville Youth Conference and it has stuck with me since. Do we go about our day with a sense of purpose, or do we let our days fly by, existing just […]

The Genius of the Divine Office

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Nick Jones             It goes by many names. You might hear Roman Catholics call it the Liturgy of the Hours, or the canonical hours, or the breviary. Each of these is an alternate name for what is called the Divine Office. For those familiar, no further explanation is necessary. For those of us a […]

“Blessed are the Poor in Spirit”: Debunking the Prosperity Gospel

Reading Time: 6 minutes By Katya Konopacki, St. Louis University It was the winter of 2018, my Junior year of high school, when I was first introduced to the Prosperity Gospel. You see, my great home state of Wisconsin is not known for having kind winter weather and my 2008 Chevy Impala named Aragorn needed to be outfitted with […]

The Law Christ Really Set us Free From

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Grady Stuckman Throughout the New Testament, Jesus seems to contradict himself in regards to what he thinks of laws governing religious observance. The Sermon on the Mount famously declares, “think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets, I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them” (Mt […]