Sometimes God asks us to give up things we love. In his debut article, Michael Pedersen, SJ reflects on what it’s like to give up what he loved and then get it back transformed
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As many Americans head out for a Turkey Trot, José Dueño, SJ, reflects on how training for a marathon became a spiritual journey for him.
What does it mean to be a Catholic at a school where so many students are non-Christian? Andrew reflects on how much can be accomplished when people of faith are willing to be vulnerable.
In his latest diary, Deacon Steve Molvarec, SJ is confronted with the age-old question: how do I pray through doubt? His answer surprised him, and will probably surprise you, too.
Jesuit Brett Helbling learned an important lesson working at a homeless shelter soup kitchen: Don’t wait to tell someone they are important to you. They may disappear before you get the chance.
Have you ever used your imagination to pray? Does that sound strange? Imaginative prayer is a core component of Ignatian Spirituality. As part of our Jesuit 101 series, read how one Jesuit entered a gospel passage in which Jesus heals a woman. You might be surprised how awesome this form of prayer can be!
On All Souls’ Day, Michael Petro explores what it has meant for him to publicly grieve a person he never met.
Now ordained, am I looking for my voice, or God’s?
Beginnings are difficult, because they render us vulnerable. But we need not simply endure them with gritted teeth; if we enter into them with an open heart, we might find God inviting us into something new.
Patrick Hyland, SJ reviews a new book from Bill Cain, SJ imagining the most personal writings of Jesus.