The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our daily lives in so many ways. Virtually all live sports have been postponed. How do we fans and athletes hold onto our love for the games?
All posts by Sean Barry, SJ
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: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Calls Me to Community
What ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ teaches about the importance of entering into communion with others.
Review: Frozen 2 teaches us how to confront the painful parts of our past
What can the more mature characters of Frozen 2 teach us about confronting our difficult personal and shared histories?
Why We Need to Take the Joker Seriously
The new Joker has sparked controversy for its portrayal mental illness and violence. But it forces the question, does our culture foster the same indifference to the poor and suffering?
Remake or Repetition: Link’s Awakening
What do Ignatian repetitions and the Legend of Zelda have in common?
“Spider-Man: Far from Home” and Seeing Beyond the Illusions
The latest Marvel superhero movie, “Spider-Man: Far from Home,” reminds us that appearances can be deceiving as we follow the story of Peter Parker after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” What can we learn from his story? How can we see beyond the illusions in our own lives?
The Psychological Terror of War in “Neon Genesis Evangelion”
Netflix will begin streaming the classic anime series “Neon Genesis Evangelion” next week, a series that explores themes of war and violence, along with the psychological toll that it can have on combatants. All of which are relevant themes after the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day earlier this month.
“Detective Pikachu”: The Bond Between Us
The surprising success of “Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith, comes from its ability to stay true to a driving theme of the storyline of the games and anime: it is the bond between us that leads to success.
7 Ways that Opening Day of Baseball is like Easter
Today is Opening Day for Major League Baseball (MLB). And even though we are in the middle of Lent, there are some surprising connections between Opening Day and Easter. Consider this a Catholic-look at the start of the baseball season. Let’s play ball!