The great Chilean Jesuit saint reminds us that we are called to be more than what we produce and consume.
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This weekend is the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, the largest annual Catholic social justice gathering in the United States. The Jesuit Post will be helping to run social media coverage of the event throughout the weekend. Make sure to check out TJP's social...
St. Ignatius’s Principle and Foundation can help us order our lives and our goals toward that is most important.
Fr. Arturo Sosa’s new book is concerned more with the kind of conversion that leads us to new questions than to firm answers.
In the Third Week of the Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius brings our focus to the last moments in Jesus’ life, starting with the Last Supper and following every event through his crucifixion, death, and burial. We are invited to stay by his side and witness the great depths of God’s love for us.
The Examen Prayer is a staple of Ignatian Spirituality and St. Ignatius emphasized its importance in our daily routine. Learn more about its history and how it can help us all grow in our relationship with God.
Ellacuría openly and emphatically emphasized the subversive dimension of the Christian faith. He claimed that Latin America is searching for “revolutionary change rather than reformist change” and that Christianity exhibits a “subversive dynamism,” which, though running the risk of Marxist co-option, can propel revolution against “the demands of capital.”
A certain memory of Peter Claver is often used by Catholics to distance themselves from actually engaging in ministry or relationships with Black Americans. Yet this false image of Claver, rather than absolving Catholics of their responsibilities towards Black people, is rather an even more scathing indictment of our indifference. Our image of Claver is a call to all of us Catholics to be who he was not.
How can we serve everyone in turbulent times?
Most existing histories of Jesuit slaveholding prioritize the actions and voices of Jesuit slaveholders, and not the people they held in bondage. Ayan Ali tells about her research with the Jesuits’ Slavery, History, Memory, and Reconciliation Project which seeks to address this historical bias by conducting extensive historical research with an intentional focus on the lives of enslaved people.