In his twelfth installment, Deacon Steve’s friends all ask him if he’s excited for impending priestly ordination. The answer…. well it’s complicated.
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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.
If you went to a Jesuit school, you likely heard about being a ‘person for others.’ Do you really know what that means?
Praying to God can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be that complicated.
In his eleventh installment, Deacon Steve finds that his hopes for a purgative Lent flew by in a whirl of activities. Easter arrived regardless.
Happy Easter! In this final talk of our Lenten Retreat, we focus on the joy of the resurrection. The resurrection accounts remind us that Jesus meets us where we’re at to bring us to greater joy and freedom.
Jesus laid down his life on the cross for our sake. This is a great act of love, but it is also an event filled with sorrow and pain. In this talk of our Lenten Retreat, David reflects on how we can pray with the crucifixion.
In his first article, William reflects on how perfectionist ideals can distract him from the ongoing journey that the Ignatian concept of the magis demands.
It is easy to accompany Jesus in the good times, but it’s much tougher to accompany him in hard times. In our Lenten Retreat, David invites us to accompany Jesus in the moments leading to his Passion.
Deacon Steve reflects on St. Paul’s invitation to embrace authenticity in his tenth installment.