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.
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The Earth Groans. Turn to the Sacred Heart.
Discouraged by the wounds in the everlasting hills of his home state, Nate trusts in the way the Sacred Heart of Jesus continues to labor even in the face of environmental catastrophe.
For World Refugee Day, Gaze at the Heroic, Tragic Journeys Around Us
While in the novitiate, Danilo worked with numerous refugees and found himself invited to see himself and Christ in them.
The Feast of Corpus Christi: An Incarnation of Love
The bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. What does that mean for us?
A Jesuit Brother’s (messy) walk with Synodality
We keep hearing about synodality in the Catholic Church, but what does it mean? What does it look like? Daniel Leckman, SJ, draws a connection with his vocation as a Jesuit Brother.
God Responds to Tragedy by Sending the Spirit
In the wake of the mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, Christian saw firsthand how the Spirit came upon a community beset by grief.
Catholic 101: Nuclear Arms
The Catholic Church’s stance on nuclear arms is a radical teaching in the face of a radical threat.
The $300 Bowl of Salad
This essay is not about inflation, or about eating at a Michelin star restaurant. This essay is not about exotic superfoods from the Himalayas or about Jesuit extravagance. This essay is about gardening. Put on your work boots, and prepare for some garden variety theology.
I care about the environment because I’m a Christian
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.
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.