Alex Placke, SJ rises to the defense of the Big Apple.
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Alex is from the town of Belleville, IL, a suburb of St. Louis where he attended St. Louis University High School. He left the Society of Jesus in 2016.
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Alex Placke, SJ prepares for Thanksgiving by sharing some of his favorite parts of the holiday.
Pope is Hope
Alex Placke, SJ was in Times Square for the release of the “Popemojis” app and had a firsthand experience that #GoodIsWinning.
TJP Reads: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever
Alex Placke, SJ reflects over how Thomas Covenant teaches each of us the importance of believing in ourselves.
Transforming a Crisis into Hope
What does Pope Francis’ visit in South America have to do with Greece? And what does that have to do with me?
Are selfies as self-centered as they seem? Alex Placke, SJ offers a new way of thinking about the selfie.
Worth Trying: Go for a Walk
I am a pretty restless person. Anyone that knows me can tell you that I’m not one to enjoy sitting around all day behind a book. Although I am known to enjoy a full day of Netflix every once in a while, I always feel disgusting afterwards. Luckily for me, this past...
Life Lessons from Parks and Rec
Alex Placke, SJ shares some of the life lessons he’s learned from Parks and Rec.
5 Tips for Riding Public Transit
Our own Alex Placke, SJ, asks how we can engage with life in between our destinations.