Who was St. Ignatius of Loyola? People have many different versions of this saint. Jim Kennedy, SJ, describes his podcast, Discovering Ignatius, with the ultimate goal of distinguishing icon from caricature.
Posts in The Jesuits
A Deacon’s Diary: “O Lord, I have never been eloquent” (Exodus 4:10)
Now ordained, am I looking for my voice, or God’s?
What if Jesus wrote a diary?: A review
Patrick Hyland, SJ reviews a new book from Bill Cain, SJ imagining the most personal writings of Jesus.
Finding Jesus in My Sketchpad
Philip Nahlik, SJ shows us how he drew his way into friendship with Jesus
A Deacon’s Diary : What Did Your Ordination Feel Like?
In his second installment, Steve Molvarec, SJ grapples with ontological change over pizza and beer
Jesuit 101: Ignatian Contemplation, Encountering God Through Our Imagination
Ignatian contemplation gives us the opportunity to bring scripture to life through our imagination. Learn more about this form of prayer and get some helpful tips in this latest entry into our “Jesuit 101” series.
What is death? Learning to Die with a Friend
What is death? Sometimes we learn the answer to that question when one of our loved ones dies. Read about what one Jesuit learned from his friend, brother, and mentor, Fr. Michael Christiana, passed away earlier this year.
Dear President Biden, End Title 42
On the eve of World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Michael Petro, SJ, reminds the President that “in the stranger we actually meet our neighbor”
Facing a Firing Squad, Would You Call Out To Christ the King?
Blessed Miguel Pro, SJ’s life challenges us to respond to Christ’s call, even in the most dire of circumstances.
Jesuit 101: The Spiritual Exercises, the Heart of the Jesuits
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius are the heart of Ignatian Spirituality and of the Jesuits. As we kick off our “Jesuit 101” series, which will focus on a different theme of Ignatian Spirituality each month, it is only fitting that we begin with the Spiritual Exercises.