Kicked out of his usual classroom, Patrick Hyland, SJ remembered his summers mowing lawns. The memories offered an unexpected spiritual encouragement.
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Louie Hotop, SJ, and Brian Strassburger, SJ, are two newly ordained Jesuit priests working on the US-Mexico border in Brownsville, TX. They’ve started the Jesuit Border Podcast to share stories and interviews that highlight the tremendous Catholic response to the migrant situation. Check it out and subscribe!
Ellacuría openly and emphatically emphasized the subversive dimension of the Christian faith. He claimed that Latin America is searching for “revolutionary change rather than reformist change” and that Christianity exhibits a “subversive dynamism,” which, though running the risk of Marxist co-option, can propel revolution against “the demands of capital.”
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.
In his first article for the Jesuit Post, Myles Kelley, SJ shares some of the challenges he faced in a summer at the Kino Border Initiative. In the midst of overwhelming problems, he was forced to ask “how do I respond when I feel completely helpless?”
Being overly concerned for our safety might be hindering us from experiencing God’s world. Alex Hale proposes that if we allow ourselves to be influenced by Jesus’ reckless love, we might just find ourselves more secure.
On All Souls’ Day, Michael Petro explores what it has meant for him to publicly grieve a person he never met.
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.
Some of the controversy surrounding Pope Francis’s visit to Hungary may help us understand more about his diplomatic priorities.
On the eve of World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Michael Petro, SJ, reminds the President that “in the stranger we actually meet our neighbor”