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Posts in Religious Life
The Vow of Chastity: My parents taught me what it means to love and be loved
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.
I Couldn’t Find God on My Twitter Feed. He Pulled Me Back into the Real World.
With *ALL THIS* going on, Ty struggled to find God on his newsfeed. In his first article, he shares how God turned him to his neighbors instead.
Jesuit 101: Vows of Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience
Next week, Jesuit novices across the continent will take First Vows. What does that even mean?
Three Simple Lessons from St. Ignatius
As we celebrate the feast of St. Ignatius, Beto shares three important ways the founder of the Society of Jesus has shaped his Jesuit vocation.
Receiving Forgiveness and Exorcising Demons: St. Mary Magdalene, Pray for Us!
For the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, Mario looks back to a most stirring moment from his experience of the Spiritual Exercises.
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.
A Deacon’s Diary: The Final Countdown
In his thirteenth installment, Deacon Steve relies on his routine to prepare for the long-awaited day.
An eye-to-eye conversation with Jesus
A lifelong artist, Sebastián found a way to communicate with God through the ancient practice of icon writing.