Louie Hotop, SJ, and Brian Strassburger, SJ, are two recently ordained Jesuit priests working on the US-Mexico border in Brownsville, TX. They’ve started the Jesuit Border Podcast to share stories and interviews that explore the humanitarian response along the U.S.-Mexico border from a Catholic perspective. Check it out and subscribe!
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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.
We make decisions every day, big and small. Discernment is about bringing God into the process. Reynaldo Belfort Pierrilus, SJ, introduces Ignatian Discernment, the next topic in our Jesuit 101 series.
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.
The Society of Jesus releases its ministry priorities for the next ten years.
Experience the joy of prison ministry this Lent. Ian Peoples, SJ, shares his experience as a prison chaplain and reflects on the opportunity to encounter Christ. Discover how this ministry can change you and bring hope to those who need it most.
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 new history of the Jesuits offers a fresh perspective.
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.
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.