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.
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In his first article for the Jesuit Post, Myles Kelley, SJ shares some of the challenges he faced in a summer at the Kino Border Initiative. In the midst of overwhelming problems, he was forced to ask “how do I respond when I feel completely helpless?”
Have you ever wondered how different your life might have been if certain things had been just slightly different? Sometimes it seems as though all the facts of my life happened with a certain inevitability – I was always going to be raised in this town, support this...
In the First Week of the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius wants us to focus on the reality of sin in the world and in ourselves. This helps us to recognize God’s great mercy and to see ourselves as sinners loved by God.
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 lifelong artist, Sebastián found a way to communicate with God through the ancient practice of icon writing.
The terms “consolation” and “desolation” are used regularly in Ignatian spirituality, but what do they mean? Ian Peoples, SJ, offers some insight from St. Ignatius for our Jesuit 101 series.
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.
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.
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