Nativity sets are everywhere, but that shouldn’t make us forget the reality of the circumstances of Christ’s birth. Hope is being born where we least expect it.
Posts in Spirituality
The liturgical calendar invites us to order our lives around a cycle of stories. The same words return to collide with us in new ways. Like returning to a childhood bedroom in adulthood, memories pile up and dialogue.
With his latest music release, Aric captures the particular mixture of joy and emptiness that marks the darkest days before the coming of the Lord.
We’ve all faced failure in our lives—whether in relationships, sports, school, or jobs–and those experiences can make us afraid to take risks. But if we allow ourselves to take leaps of faith, God does beautiful things.
In his latest diary, Deacon Steve can’t figure out who’s knocking on his door. Is it possible that Advent waiting is coloring his dreams?
In his first article, a Jesuit in Peru wonders if virtual teaching and a favorite Christmas song have something to teach him about unanswered prayers.
Walking the path of Jesus isn’t easy. It means going to those who’re often forgotten or cast aside by society. Read how one Jesuit walks the king’s highway in his ministry at a prison rehabilitation center in Belize.
As a Jesuit Political Scientist, Religion Doesn’t Often Play a Direct Role in My Work. Am I Still Serving the Church?
My work as a political scientist focused on the Middle East, may not always involve directly talking about God, but it is deeply enmeshed with how we see God and God’s people, and it involves being acutely aware of their needs and their dignity.
God became a person. That’s the wild belief of all Christians. Our latest Jesuit 101 explainer is a guide to the contemplation that helps us personally experience this reality.
Big decisions call for careful attention to God. But how do we do that? Matt Briand explains by sharing how he discerned his vocation.