Why do we expect a young girl to cry over a pet goat she must give up for slaughter but not over the animals we eat on a daily basis? Compassion for all God’s creation should motivate us to consider more deeply the ways we relate to all animals, not only some of them.
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William Shatner made a memorable trip into space. For Earth Day, Pablo reflects on how Shatner’s response to the trip reinforces just how much we rely on God as creature of the world.
Boygenius’ members have created music that resonates with themes of faith, doubt, and questioning from a variety of perspectives, and the group’s new album is no exception. Nate Cortas helps us explore the ways the trio search for meaning, and perhaps for God, in the album.
A CDC study shows high rates of mental health issues among teens. A group that is suffering, but too often neglected is LGBTQ+ youth. Chris Williams, SJ, delves into the findings and emphasizes the need for compassion and acknowledgment of their struggles.
After a month of struggle, Sebastian finally arrived at his new Jesuit mission. The people who greeted him there responded to the murders of two Jesuits in a way that surprised him: by dancing.
Nino reports on the devastating tragedies currently tearing through Peruvian society. Reflecting on Antigone, he proposes a better way of living with one another.
Nino nos informa sobre las tragedias devastadoras que está atravesando la sociedad peruana. Reflexionando sobre Antígona, nos propone una mejor manera de vivir unos con otros.
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ian Peoples reflects on two different experiences of the Holocaust to find meaning and hope in the midst of unspeakable darkness.
In the third season of the Jesuit Border Podcast, Frs. Brian and Louie get to know those helping migrants in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond. This guide can help you use the series for classroom teaching, group discussion, or deeper personal reflection.
Do you know what ‘integral ecology’ means? Pope Francis talks about its importance in his landmark encyclical “Laudato Si,” written in 2015. Learn how an indigenous community is living out a vision of integral ecology to uphold not only their culture but creation as well.