Joe Simmons, SJ learned that Jesuits can’t do it all on his visit to the Middle East. Thank God for that!
Joe Simmons, SJ considers what René Girard, Saturday Night Live, and Hamilton can teach us about living wisely and kindly in turbulent political times.
Many young professionals indicate high anxiety and stress both at work and in their personal lives. Is their work harder, are they just wimpier than previous generations, or is it something else? Joe Simmons, SJ considers the effects of choice, distraction, and the internet on his fellow millennials.
Does God exist? Joe Simmons, SJ wonders what our questions about belief have to say about us who ask them.
Good Friday is the day each year that we walk with Jesus in His passion, and hear that haunting question: “Can you drink the cup?”
Joe Simmons, SJ considers the ‘holy fools’ in his life, and what it might take to become a saint in today’s world.
A poet doesn’t invent — he listens. Capuchin Br. Scott Surrency’s poem considers the Christian joy found on the far side of our doubts and hesitations.
Joe Simmons, SJ watches Biden’s interview with America Media and wonders…is something new afoot in faith in the public square?
Joe Simmons, SJ considers the unsettling similarities (and merciful differences) between Ignatius Loyola and Adolf Hitler.