Michael Martinez’s new Hip-Hop video for “Love is Above” features students from the Fe y Alegría school network to help show that the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience are meant to help us grow in our capacity to love.
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The vow of chastity can be the most confounding and unsettling, both to those who process the vows and to those who don’t. Nick reflects on the challenges and the graces of this vow and how he learned to live it through the example of his parents.
Thrust into an unfamiliar context, Patrick reflects on how the Jesuit Vow of Poverty is not exclusively about rejecting fancy brands.
Next week, Jesuit novices across the continent will take First Vows. What does that even mean?
Was St. Ignatius a sociologist? These five research tools can help deepen your daily prayer practice.
Scent is the strongest sense tied to memory. For our latest Jesuit 101 reflection, Conan reviews a year in Peru and olfactory memories flood his Ignatian Examens.
As a busy college student, Brian’s life was full of grace. Once he started to pray the examen again, he noticed where that grace was leading him.
The Examen Prayer is a staple of Ignatian Spirituality and St. Ignatius emphasized its importance in our daily routine. Learn more about its history and how it can help us all grow in our relationship with God.
Some Jesuits enter the Society of Jesus not knowing whether they’re called to priesthood or to the vocation of being a Jesuit brother. Read how one brother discovered his particular vocation.
Jesuit brothers live out the Jesuit charism and remind priests who they really are and who they are meant to serve by bringing home the smell of the sheep. Ken Homan, SJ, shares his vocation as a brother.