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Soccer Brought Me Closer to My Brother. Imagine what the World Cup Could Do.
Reflecting on a fraternal love of soccer, Ty wonders what reconciling possibilities the world’s largest sporting event might have.
Why Jesuit Schools Love Sports: An Explainer
Winning championships is nice, but character development is mission critical.
I quit baseball for good, but God had other plans
In his first article, Jack describes a process of leaving a sport he loved in college. After becoming a Jesuit, God called him back in surprising ways.
The MLB Lockout: Learning from the Presupposition
Major League Baseball players and owners have been in a lockout for two months now. Neither side is amicable to the other. What advice from the Spiritual Exercises can help find a way through this situation?
Empty your pockets for God. You don’t know what might be returned.
Sometimes God asks us to give up things we love. In his debut article, Michael Pedersen, SJ reflects on what it’s like to give up what he loved and then get it back transformed
When I Stopped Drinking, I Started Running. God Found Me.
As many Americans head out for a Turkey Trot, José Dueño, SJ, reflects on how training for a marathon became a spiritual journey for him.
Hope and Uncertainty in the MLB Playoffs
It’s finally time for the MLB Playoffs! How can the uncertainty of these games help us think about hope?
Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Lots to Lose
To celebrate the start of the NFL season, first-time author Sean Teets, SJ, asks, how do I know if what I’m giving up is worth it?
Italy and Argentina Conquer Continental Soccer
Sometimes a win in soccer means more than just a win on the field. Ian Peoples reflects on the significance of Italy’s and Argentina’s victories in their respective championships.