smccormicksj

All posts by Sullivan McCormick, SJ

Sullivan is currently studying philosophy at Saint Louis University. In the novitiate, he discerned to take first vows as a Jesuit brother. He grew up just north of Dallas, TX, and attended Jesuit Dallas High School followed by Boston College, where he studied philosophy and English. After graduation, he served with the Alumni Service Corps at Dallas Jesuit, where he was assistant coach of the debate team, volunteered around the school, and taught a Social Justice and Public Policy elective to seniors. He then spent a year working at a non-profit called the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance. Sullivan’s extracurricular activities include improv, stand-up comedy, and reading fiction novels.

Joined in 2020   /   8 posts   /   smccormicksj@thejesuitpost.org

Humility and Anti-Racism | Know Justice, Know Peace: A Jesuit Antiracism Retreat

Humility and Anti-Racism | Know Justice, Know Peace: A Jesuit Antiracism Retreat

Humility plays a vital role in anti-racism work. Intellectual and moral humility allows individuals to admit complicity in a culture of racism and commit themselves to the ongoing struggle of anti-racism. By looking at the Call of Simon Peter, contemplating the story of Martha and Mary, and meditating on what it means to be “childlike,” Sullivan McCormick invites us to reflect on where in our lives we might need more humility as anti-racists.

Is God Punishing Us?

Is God Punishing Us?

“I can’t but help think God is punishing us,” my 87-year old great aunt from Rhode Island recently said to me over the phone. I was listening to her thick New England accent as we discussed a world shaken and upended by the Coronavirus. She then reminded me that in 10...