The new Mario movie, “The Super Mario Bros.” has rekindled love for the classic characters of the video game franchise. But what makes Mario so super? The answer lies in his motivations.
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Sean is a scholastic of the Midwest Province teaching Math and Theology at U of D High in Detroit. He maintains a fierce loyalty to Chicago sports teams, especially the White Sox, having grown up in Chicago's south suburbs. Sean first met the Jesuits while studying Math at Loyola Chicago and joined shortly after graduating. He is a fan of many things but tends to gravitate towards the nerdy.
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Review: Elvis’s New Biopic Shows the Rise and Fall of Music’s Biggest Star
The Oscar-nominated film portrays Elvis’s glorious and troubled life before his death at the age of 42 years old. It also can serve as a reminder to discern our decisions well. Are we guided by the desire for riches, honor, and pride? Or does God lead the way?
Jesuit 101 : Heroes and The Call of Christ the King
Have you ever wondered what your heroes have to do with Jesus Christ? In the Christ the King meditation, we reflect on those leaders who inspire us so that we can better understand Christ the King.
Dealing with Death in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Marvel’s latest film is an exploration of loss, grief, and the importance of spirituality in dealing with the reality of death.
Derry Girls: Finding Hope in a Troubled World
The third and final season of Derry Girls brings more of the same comedy that we’ve come to expect, while showing more of the conflict present in Ireland at the time. As we look at conflicts in the present, maybe this show can help us find hope in troubled times.
The Little Way of St. Therese Lisieux
St. Therese Lisieux is one of the most well known saints in the Catholic Church. She’s also a “doctor of the Church” through her profound yet simple way of doing small things with great love. Read more about the saint’s life and how it continues to influence this Jesuit in formation.
Dragon Ball Z and the Two Standards Meditation
The latest Dragon Ball Movie is full of the series’ classic action scenes. It also contains a deeper message about how people tend to get caught up in evil.
Accompanying like Jesus as a Jesuit Brother
Some Jesuits enter the Society of Jesus not knowing whether they’re called to priesthood or to the vocation of being a Jesuit brother. Read how one brother discovered his particular vocation.
Living the Synod on Synodality
The Synod on Synodality is all about listening to the people of God. But what does that look like in action? Read how one parish in Cleveland is implementing the synod through listening sessions with parishioners and the fruits these conversations are bearing.