The Abbey of Cluny
The Abbey of Cluny once vied with Rome in its influence, and its church was the largest in Christendom before the rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica in the sixteenth century.
Resolution for a New Year
It is time to take stock, assessing the year that has passed and re-focusing the mind and spirit for what is to come, preparing to see all things through Christian eyes.
Encounter St. Peter (and his bones) in the excavations of the Vatican Necropolis (or "Scavi") beneath St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.
What St. Benedict Teaches the Dark Ages – His and Ours
In the midst of the evening of a civilization, St. Benedict and his monks rediscovered how to live life as an organic whole, providing a "curriculum" for those seeking to live in the light.
Turning the World Upside Down
Paul's proclamation to the Roman world that a new age had begun in the reign of the risen Jesus, a proclamation that rings true today, turned the world upside down.
The Institutional Imagination
Human history has been impacted powerfully by figures possessed of the imaginative vision needed to recognize the problems of their times and incarnate their vision in institutional forms.
Situating the Catholic Studies Project
Newman in 1852. Dawson in 1909. John Paul II in 1990. Briel in 1993. Recognizing key moments that led to the formation of the Catholic Studies project helps us to grasp its significance.