Totus Christus and Augustine’s Hermeneutical Center

4 minutes The following was a college essay written by Joseph Tuttle. 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 Joseph Tuttle, Benedictine College When St. Augustine was made […]

The Meaning of Suffering

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 […]

Petrarch’s Poem 264: Augustinian Spirituality

7 minutes The following was a college essay written by Maria Keller. It has been edited and approved by Aidan McIntosh. 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 Petrarch’s Poem 264 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Scrupulous Augustine

7 minutes By Elizabeth Zahorick, University of Notre Dame When Our Lord appears to His disciples after the Resurrection, He greets them on three separate occasions with the same greeting: “Peace be with you” (Jn 20:19). Christ knew that their hearts were deeply troubled after the events of His Passion and wanted to show them that only […]

Eucharist: Source and Summit

4 minutes Written by Nick Jones (University of Rhode Island) | Edited by Ariel Hobbs As I write, the Church finds herself in the midst of celebrating the great feast of Corpus Christi, the Body of Christ. Naturally, this feast invites us to a deeper, more recollected contemplation of the Most Holy Eucharist. It is very easy […]

The Trinity: Water, Ice, and Gas

2 minutes The following was a college essay written by Joseph Giessuebel. It has been edited and approved by GraceAnne Sullivan. 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 Joseph Giessuebel, Catholic University of America In De Trinitate, Augustine […]