True Friendship and Happiness in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics

9 minutes The following was a college essay written by Mary Biese. 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 Mary Biese, Notre Dame In the first book of […]

Eve: The Perfect Gift

7 minutes The following was a college essay written by Lizzie Self. 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. Written by Lizzie Self, University of Notre Dame Raphael and […]

The Annunciation: Celebrating the Humility of a Girl

4 minutes By Mary Ryan, Catholic University of America Today we celebrate the most beautiful Solemnity of the Annunciation. This wonderful feast day is when we remember and joyfully commemorate the day when a humble young girl from Nazareth said “yes” to the Most Holy God. This girl was a virgin, pure and clean of heart, the […]

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 […]

Lying, Prudence, and the Virtue of Honesty

10 minutes The following was a college essay written by Joseph Giessuebel. 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 Joseph Giessuebel, Catholic University of America     Lying is often […]

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

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 […]

Practice Makes Permanent, or a Primer on Virtue

5 minutes By Nick Jones, Rhode Island University One of the most important things I’ve learned so far in school for teaching is the need for students to build what is known as disciplinary literacy. This refers to methods of making meaning and of comprehension proper to particular disciplines. Students need to be taught how to think […]