Basketball Fan

My Basketball Dream Team of Saints

During the glorious season of March Madness, Michael Rossmann wonders which saints would form the greatest basketball team on heaven or earth.

Matthew Cropped

The Calling of the Matthews

Peter Folan looks at The Calling of Saint Matthew – or perhaps the Matthews – and what it might mean for our own calling.

goodbye stop

Leaving Too Soon

It’s hard to say goodbye, even for well-traveled Jesuits like Garrett Gundlach, SJ.

I guess Ignatius listens to Vanilla Ice. Who knew?

One (Jesuit) Friend to Another

Editor-in-Chief Michael Rossmann announces our exciting new partnership with America Media.

Big Data Discernment
by David Herholz/Flickr Creative Commons

What Big Data Can’t Say About Life Choices

What am I supposed to do with my life??? Cyril Pinchak considers whether Big Data can point us to safe and reliable life choices.

House of Parliament
olavs // Shutterstock

Why I’d Rather Be a Hypocrite Than a Cynic

With a general election coming up in the UK, Henry Longbottom, SJ considers a Christian response to hypocrisy and cynicism in politics — on either side of the pond.

Belief, courtesy Flickr user jpellgen.

Can I Ask a Very Personal Question? (Fact and Opinion, Right and Wrong)

Tim O’Brien has three personal questions for you. Just don’t call them opinions.


“Step in the Bullpen,” or Incarceration and Dehumanization

Joe Assadourian’s “The Bullpen” is less a “mock trial” than a mockery of a trial. Dan Dixon writes on the drama in our broken court systems.

Smiling in the Snow

One Friend to Another: Seeing Goodness

Covered by snow or mistakes or imperfection, goodness just might be underneath the surface. Michael Rossmann unearths a theme from posts in the last month and notes how spending more time trying to see the good around him is just what he needs.


Because Mom: Meeting God Again for the First Time

In his TJP debut, Damian Torres-Botello, SJ remembers receiving a difficult phone call and a compassionate friend one late night on the streets of Chicago.