This past Holy Saturday Luke went from marching through downtown Manhattan for the climate crisis to participating in the Easter Vigil liturgy, all within the space of four hours. He shares his spiritual journey in his first article.
Posts in Creation
It’s Time to Stop Recycling
When recycling trash and donating things doesn’t work, we can ask God to help us reject our consumerist tendencies.
Year in Reflection: The Jesuit Post’s 10 Most Read of 2021
The end of 2021 is here! Today we reflect on the year by reviewing the 10 most-read TJP articles of 2021.
This Christmas, Let’s End the Violence On Our Dinner Plates.
The idea of billions of sentient creatures slaughtered to satisfy our gastronomic wants around the holidays should give us pause. There are no good reasons for eating animal products as part of holiday traditions.
Can you hear me? Sometimes prayer feels like a Zoom meeting
In his first article, a Jesuit in Peru wonders if virtual teaching and a favorite Christmas song have something to teach him about unanswered prayers.
Space Billionaires, Climate Change, and Lessons from WALL-E
With the UN meeting on climate change in Glasgow and the increasing flights to space, Kevin Karam has been thinking a lot about the 2008 Pixar film, WALL-E, and what it has to tell us about what it means to be human and how our environment contributes to defining our humanity.
Leisure is meant to cultivate wonder, not make us more productive.
Our contemporary culture seems to suggest that free time should be spent in mindless entertainment or in rest for the purpose of being more productive later. However, leisure can put us deeper in touch with creation and our Creator when set aside for contemplative wonder.
California Is in a Drought. Taking Shorter Showers Is Not the Solution.
The California drought is an opportunity to examine how meat-heavy diets cause a strain to our water supply.
The Fishing Industry Has Rendered Most Mass Fish Consumption Unethical
Catholics are called to care for creation and the marginalized. How does eating fish fit into this exhortation?
Fact-Checking Netflix’s “Seaspiracy”
Netflix’s new documentary “Seaspiracy” has lots of problems. A Jesuit marine biologist offers his take.