Do we look at what others have and want more or can we be happy for the blessings that others receive? Austin Kleman, SJ, reflects on the parable of the Workers in the Vineyard.
Icons are not only a form of art: they orient the mind and heart towards the mysteries of God, and thus they’re an important resource for prayer, especially in Eastern Christianity.
When illness strikes, it can’t be life-hacked away. Reflecting on his time as a hospital chaplain, James shares how he witnessed the healing power of compassion, hope, and prayer.
A live-action adaptation of One Piece, one of the biggest anime series of all time, recently came to Netflix. Long-time fan of series, Sean, reflects on why the anime is so beloved and how it might inspire us to more passionately pursue our dreams.
With the FIFA Women’s World Cup and a volleyball match that broke a world record, August was a big month for women’s sports. Noah Banasiewicz, SJ reflects on his time as chaplain to a women’s volleyball team and what made watching the historic, record-breaking match so moving.
In the fourth season of the Jesuit Border Podcast, Frs. Brian and Louie interview leaders from different churches and organizations who are serving migrants across the U.S.-Mexico border. This guide can help you use the series for classroom teaching, group discussion, or deeper personal reflection.
During the pandemic, the world shut down. This Jesuit describes being a Mexican Jesuit in a predominantly White American community during lockdown. Flour enchiladas were only a symbol of a much deeper tension—one that’s only resolved through prayer and honest conversation.
One of the oldest stories known to mankind has better heroes and villains than today’s blockbusters. Why? Because they, like us, are a mix of good and bad. They are fundamentally human. We are Achilles and Hector—whether we want to be or not.
In John Allen Jr.’s new book, he describes how media outlets, including Catholic ones, fuel the “culture of contempt.” He argues that Catholic media must work against this destructive tendency in modern public life.
Read how one Jesuit’s recent trip to Portugal to attend World Youth Day helped him understand the essence of Catholicism.