Being Wholly Holy with Venerable Fulton Sheen

4 minutes The following was a college essay written by Maureen Francois. 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 Maureen Francois, Benedictine College The second chapter of The […]

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 […]

A Persuasive Analysis of Arguments in the Book of Job

8 minutes The following was a college essay written by Savannah Berger. 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 Savannah Berger, St. Mary’s University The Book of Job […]

Reflections on Suffering and Death

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 As a consequence of Adam […]

The Painful Call of Ministry: Jeremiah and Lamentations

8 minutes The following was a college essay written by German Lopez. 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 German Lopez, University of Dallas The National Certification Standards […]

God’s Mercy Shown through the Arms of His Loving Mother

3 minutes By Sarah Richthammer, Franciscan University Our Lady of Czestochowa has impacted me in a very special way. I first came to know her while fundraising and praying with my pilgrimage group for World Youth Day 2016. One of our first group meetings served to get to know each other, but also to get to know […]

Suffering: Free and Fallen

6 minutes By Mary Biese, University of Notre Dame             It is evident that suffering plays a large part in our world, especially in our daily lives; it is an unavoidable aspect of the human experience. But why do we suffer? More specifically, how can an all-good and all-powerful God exist when suffering exists? In this essay, […]

Poland: Where Suffering Meets Hope

9 minutes By Joshua Feibelman, Franciscan University “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever!” (Ps 117: 1)  “The cross means there is no shipwreck without hope; there is no dark without dawn; nor storm without haven.” – Pope St. JPII  “Some day, we will know the value of suffering, […]

Our Universal Mystical Vocation

3 minutes By Harry Scherer, Mount St. Mary’s In no uncertain terms, the Church and the world are undergoing a time of unprecedented suffering. We look out of the windows of our homes at locked up churches, starving for the grace of sacramental nourishment. While we know, and have been told countless times, God is not bound […]

Our Duties as Catholic for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

< 1 minute By Nathan Ledoux As Catholics, we believe that Purgatory is the place that our souls go to on their way home to the heavenly majesty with God. It is a place of purification for the souls that are almost ready to go into heaven, but haven’t quite made it, yet. The Church asks us to […]