A live-action adaptation of One Piece, one of the biggest anime series of all time, recently came to Netflix. Long-time fan of series, Sean, reflects on why the anime is so beloved and how it might inspire us to more passionately pursue our dreams.
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With the FIFA Women’s World Cup and a volleyball match that broke a world record, August was a big month for women’s sports. Noah Banasiewicz, SJ reflects on his time as chaplain to a women’s volleyball team and what made watching the historic, record-breaking match so moving.
A favorite show reminds us to ultimately focus on the highlights, rather than the mistakes, in our lives.
The new Mario movie, “The Super Mario Bros.” has rekindled love for the classic characters of the video game franchise. But what makes Mario so super? The answer lies in his motivations.
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.
John Wick: Chapter 4 will be released tomorrow. In anticipation, Jose proposes something you might not have considered: the film’s excessive use of Catholic imagery.
The new movie Till is based on the brutal killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 and how his mother became a Civil Rights advocate in the aftermath of her son’s death. Watching it can help us reflect more profoundly on the Passion and death of our Lord.
The Oscar-nominated film portrays Elvis’s glorious and troubled life before his death at the age of 42 years old. It also can serve as a reminder to discern our decisions well. Are we guided by the desire for riches, honor, and pride? Or does God lead the way?
Jesuit Scholastic Tim Bishop released a new song about how we do our best with what we’re given and Jesus is there to do the rest. Read his reflection on the songwriting process for “Wounded Hands,” then give it a listen!