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 […]

On the Relationship Between Church and World

8 minutes The following was a college essay written by Katya Konopacki. 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 Katya Konopacki, St. Louis University At first glance, the […]

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 […]

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 […]