College

Cardinal Dolan to Benedictine grads: Stop the barbarians

After receiving an honorary Doctorate from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, Timothy Cardinal Dolan delivered a commencement address highlighting how “reason and faith…can stop barbarians [and] renew culture.” His remarks came after His Excellency surprised everyone by walking through the gathered ranks of graduates and faculty before the ceremony, stopping to greet each person individually …

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WATCH Jim Gaffigan’s Commencement Address to Catholic University of America

On Saturday, May 14th, graduates from the Catholic University of America will have the honor of being recognized for their numerous achievements from one of our proudest and most distinguished centers for Catholic higher education. The commencement address will be given by comedian Jim Gaffigan. Even if you’re not a CUA student or parent attending …

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Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan to Address Catholic University Graduates

(CUA – Office of Marketing and Communications) – March 21, 2016 Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife and creative partner, Jeannie Gaffigan, will address the Class of 2016 at The Catholic University of America Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14. Gaffigan’s humor revolves largely around fatherhood, personal observations, and food. He has received Grammy nominations for his successful …

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What It’s Like To Be the Only (Or One of the Only) Catholic on Campus

For many Catholic college students, going to church is something they know they should do but never get around to until their parents visit and they have to look up the Mass schedule to make it look like they go all the time. For others, going to church is just as important in college as it was in high school …

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15 Signs You Went to a Catholic University

So many of the great universities in America are Catholic universities (yay!). Thanks to a number of religious orders dedicated to scholarship, service, and community, the higher education system is #blessed with the charisms of the Jesuits, the Benedictines, the Congregation of the Holy Cross, and so many more. Attending a religiously affiliated school is …

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The 5 Stages of Discerning Your Vocation (When You Have No Clue What a Vocation Is)

As a convert, the word “vocation” never meant much to me growing up. Thanks to the vocational school across the street from my high school, I thought it had something to do with welding or air conditioning maintenance, and nothing to do with priesthood, convents, or marriage. That’s why, when I was wrapping up my …

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