Sometimes the most difficult moments of our lives are the ones where we feel closest to Jesus. First-time author Dickson found that out on a recent retreat.
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The Jesuit Border Podcast: Season 1 Study Guide
The Jesuit Border Podcast explores the migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Catholic response. Louie Hotop, SJ, and Brian Strassburger, SJ, share stories and interviews while reflecting on the themes of Catholic Social Teaching. This study guide can help you dive deeper into the podcast and share it in a parish, classroom, or small group setting.
St. Ignatius’s Principle and Foundation
St. Ignatius’s Principle and Foundation can help us order our lives and our goals toward that is most important.
Get Him Lord: A Vocation Narrative
Like a fish getting caught, this Jesuit’s path to religious life didn’t go as planned.
Letting go of the illusion of control
Only three days earlier I had professed my first vows in Los Angeles; now I was being asked to make yet another solemn profession: I would seek no ransom for my release in the event of my kidnapping.
Year in Reflection: The Jesuit Post’s 10 Most Read of 2021
The end of 2021 is here! Today we reflect on the year by reviewing the 10 most-read TJP articles of 2021.
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.
My Life Was at a Crossroads. Discernment Gave Me the Courage to Act.
Big decisions call for careful attention to God. But how do we do that? Matt Briand explains by sharing how he discerned his vocation.
Music Release: “Tell Me Who I Am”
At the start of Advent Timothy Bishop, SJ asks the question that will be answered by Jesus’ coming: not just “Who Am I?” but “Who are You, God?”
Empty your pockets for God. You don’t know what might be returned.
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