The Jesuit Border Podcast seeks to promote a greater understanding of the migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Catholic response. In the second season, Frs. Louie and Brian explore the Corporal Works of Mercy and how they are lived out on the border. Our study guide can help you use the series for classroom teaching, group discussion, or deeper personal reflection.
The Jesuit Border Podcast explores the migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Catholic response. Louie Hotop, SJ, and Brian Strassburger, SJ, share stories and interviews while reflecting on the themes of Catholic Social Teaching. This study guide can help you dive deeper into the podcast and share it in a parish, classroom, or small group setting.
The Bible is the best-selling book of all time and a fundamental part of our faith, but it can be intimidating. Brian Strassburger, SJ, addresses some questions about the Bible to help you feel more comfortable picking it up.
Louie Hotop, SJ, and Brian Strassburger, SJ, are two newly ordained Jesuit priests working on the US-Mexico border in Brownsville, TX. They’ve started the Jesuit Border Podcast to share stories and interviews that highlight the tremendous Catholic response to the migrant situation. Check it out and subscribe!
With rising numbers of migrants reaching our southern border, we need to be reminded of the mutually beneficial relationship between the Church and migrants in our transnational world. Migrants need the Church and the Church needs migrants.
“Have you been saved?” It is a question we might not like to be asked by a stranger, but it is a question worth pondering over. Have we been saved? What does it mean to be saved? And what does the Church teach about salvation? This addition to the Catholic 101 series provides some helpful insights on the Church’s teaching about salvation.
Break out your calendars! Online and in-person, here are the major Catholic events in 2021.
On World AIDS Day, let’s remember that COVID-19 is not the first pandemic of our lifetime. We can learn valuable lessons about our response to COVID in the months to come as we reflect on nearly 40 years of the AIDS epidemic to chart a better path forward.
President-elect Joe Biden has not put immigration at the top of his list of priorities. But we should. How can we build a culture of encounter to help reshape attitudes and policies around immigration? We can begin in our local parishes and schools. Here’s how.