Next week, Jesuit novices across the continent will take First Vows. What does that even mean?
Posts in Jesuit 101
Five Practices that Might Just Bring Your Examen to the Next Level
Was St. Ignatius a sociologist? These five research tools can help deepen your daily prayer practice.
Stop. Smell the Roses. That’s a prayer, actually.
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.
Overwhelmed by the Stress of Life? Here’s a Way to Find God in It
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.
Jesuit 101: The Ignatian Examen
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.
Accompanying like Jesus as a Jesuit Brother
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: Bringing home the smell of the sheep
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.
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.
Jesuit 101: Jesuit Brothers
What is a Jesuit brother? In short, they are models of radical availability and accompaniment. Learn more about the vocation of Jesuit brothers, including their history, great examples and saints, and what it’s like to be a brother today.
Men and Women for and with Others must be formed
Jesuit values at public universities? The Newman Center at UCSD is taking to heart Fr. Arrupe’s call to form men and women for others, one service project, one retreat at a time.