With funeral processions visible in the streets, Conan reflects on the liturgical value of the song “Remember Me” from Coco.
All posts by Conan Rainwater, SJ
Growing up in Bismarck, North Dakota, where there are more buffalo than Jesuits, Conan Rainwater, SJ, entered the novitiate after graduating from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2015. After teaching religion for one year at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, he is currently living in Urcos, Perú, where he is a religion and English teacher at a Fe y Alegría high school. He is often mistaken for his brother, Trevor Rainwater, who was ordained a Jesuit priest in 2021.
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Stop. Smell the Roses. That’s a prayer, actually.
Scent is the strongest sense tied to memory. For our latest Jesuit 101 reflection, Conan reviews a year in Peru and olfactory memories flood his Ignatian Examens.
Can you hear me? Sometimes prayer feels like a Zoom meeting
In his first article, a Jesuit in Peru wonders if virtual teaching and a favorite Christmas song have something to teach him about unanswered prayers.