In the last year, two great Jesuit historians passed away: Fr. John Padberg and Fr. John O’Malley. A budding Jesuit historian reflects on their legacy.
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On the funeral day of Queen Elizabeth II, we reflect on her life. While aspects of her legacy are up for debate and even criticism, one thing that was clear was the impact of her Christian faith.
We need to understand why care for creation matters to us because truths about environmental degradation have no power over us if they do not relate to us.
The new film Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul offers a satirical look at how a church might atone, or fail to atone, for its transgressions.
As the semester starts up again, Tim wonders: How does a Jesuit balance a commitment to the one Truth with the openness to perspectives required in the Academy?
The key to minimizing stress this semester: begin by remembering that finals are just around the corner! St. Ignatius gives us helpful pointers on how to do that.
Does social media really help us to stay connected? After years of weighing the pros and cons, Ian finally ditched his social media accounts for good. Read about his discernment.
Michael Pollan’s Netflix docuseries is part of a new wave of research that pushes our Church to ask hard questions.
Why do we eat cows but not dogs? Why does it seem that some animals have different, and better, rights than do others? Daniel Mascarenhas wrestles with these thorny questions from several different angles.
The Jesuit Border Podcast seeks to promote a greater understanding of the migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Catholic response. In the second season, Frs. Louie and Brian explore the Corporal Works of Mercy and how they are lived out on the border. Our study guide can help you use the series for classroom teaching, group discussion, or deeper personal reflection.