Losing a friend is never easy – even if you’ve never even met the guy. Paddy Gilger reflects on how ESPN’s decision not to renew the contract of Bill Simmon has affected him.
Resident finance guru Quentin Dupont examines how the quest for the perfect budget can’t only be about the numbers.
With the school year winding down, Cyril Pinchak, SJ explores what the freedom of the road can teach us about our country and about ourselves.
Michael Rossmann highlights some pieces from The Jesuit Post in the past month and writes about how “Jesuits love bragging about other Jesuits.”
Niall Leahy takes a look at polarizing language and finds that a childhood favorite can help settle the rhetoric down.
How do we recognize ourselves made in the image of God when we hate what we see in the mirror? Damian Torres-Botello, SJ shares his own struggles with weight and self-image, as always, with honesty and insight.
In his first TJP essay, Lucas Sharma describes his experience of confronting racism in a new city and prejudice in himself.
TJP’s Ken Homan, SJ reacts to TPP: a secretive free-trade bill that ignores the poor.
Dan Dixon, SJ spends a day following a tech-savvy young Cristo Rey student, Carlos Belmont. In a midtown Manhattan skyscraper, the truth rises again: it takes a community to educate a child.
In light of even more troubling events in the news, Brendan Busse reflects not just on how many deaths matter but on how any lives matter.