Mary and Joseph created a loving home for Jesus and in today’s Gospel, Jesus reminds us that God also provides a home for us. Doug Jones, SJ, reflects on the Feast of the Holy Family.
As a Jesuit Political Scientist, Religion Doesn’t Often Play a Direct Role in My Work. Am I Still Serving the Church?
My work as a political scientist focused on the Middle East, may not always involve directly talking about God, but it is deeply enmeshed with how we see God and God’s people, and it involves being acutely aware of their needs and their dignity.
Advent is here! The readings for the beginning of Advent focus on the end times, which can be concerning, but Doug Jones, SJ, reflects on the joy of waiting for the Lord.
Jesus said that the greatest of the commandments is to love God with our entire being and to love our neighbors as ourselves. How do we do that?
Have you ever hesitated to bring your needs to God? Doug Jones, SJ, reflects on Bartimaeus and how he teaches us to boldly approach God with our needs.
Some of the controversy surrounding Pope Francis’s visit to Hungary may help us understand more about his diplomatic priorities.
When Jesus’ disciples try to stop others from doing ministry in his name, Jesus tells them “whoever is not against us is for us.” Doug Jones, SJ, reflects on this message and the challenge to foster unity instead of division.
Being a disciple of Jesus is not easy, but it is worth it. Are we willing to put in the work?
Lebanon continues to struggle through a crisis of leadership that has devastated multiple sectors of life. Amidst it all, the Lebanese people have shown great resilience.