Thomas, Joseph, and Augustine

As it is the year of St. Joseph, we are all trying to get to know this great self-effacing saint better. But we modern Catholics are very susceptible to projecting our own conflicts and ambivalences onto the saints. Certainly, it’s a great spiritual exercise to place...

Discuss the Great Books Online: for College Credit

There are many excellent Catholic brick-and-mortar colleges these days, and several good online programs. Nonetheless, few students discover the tremendous heritage of Western civilization, and, for various reasons, only a tiny percentage of all Catholics will attend...

Mother of God, Queen of Heaven

In 1858 Our Lady appeared to Bernadette Soubirous, a young girl in Lourdes, France. Our Lady called herself the Immaculate Conception. One year later Our Lady appeared to Adele Brise, a young woman in Champion, Wisconsin, and called herself the Queen of Heaven. Both...

Big news for the Aquinas Institute’s 10th Anniversary

When the Aquinas Institute was founded in 2008, we built on a strong foundation. We had a deep background in St. Thomas Aquinas, years of experience translating medieval Latin, and a passion for our mission: to make the texts of Aquinas available as widely as possible...