Why do we expect a young girl to cry over a pet goat she must give up for slaughter but not over the animals we eat on a daily basis? Compassion for all God’s creation should motivate us to consider more deeply the ways we relate to all animals, not only some of them.
Posts in Justice
“Slaveholding was always a choice”
Why and How Should the Catholic Church Respond to Its Past? Unpacking Chris Kellerman’s book, All Oppression Shall Cease.
This Lent, You Should Go to Prison
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.
Left in the Shadows: The Suffering of LGBTQ+ Youth and a Catholic Response
A CDC study shows high rates of mental health issues among teens. A group that is suffering, but too often neglected is LGBTQ+ youth. Chris Williams, SJ, delves into the findings and emphasizes the need for compassion and acknowledgment of their struggles.
Viktor Frankl, Oskar Schindler, and a Call to Remember
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ian Peoples reflects on two different experiences of the Holocaust to find meaning and hope in the midst of unspeakable darkness.
The Ignatian Family Teach-In celebrates 25 years rooted in a faith that does justice
As the Ignatian Family Teach-In celebrates its 25th anniversary, it continues to emphasize the legacy of the past so that we might learn how to build a better future.
Consolations and Desolations in a Country in Crisis
Lebanon is a country in deep crisis, but a street-level view tells a more complicated story. Andrew Milewski shares his experiences of Beirut from this past summer.
What Will Motivate Us to Care for Creation?
We need to understand why care for creation matters to us because truths about environmental degradation have no power over us if they do not relate to us.
You never know who you’ll meet on the bus
On an interstate bus trip, Luke strikes up a friendship with two unexpected co-passengers.
The Jesuit Border Podcast Season 2 Study Guide: The Corporal Works of Mercy
The Jesuit Border Podcast seeks to promote a greater understanding of the migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Catholic response. In the second season, Frs. Louie and Brian explore the Corporal Works of Mercy and how they are lived out on the border. Our study guide can help you use the series for classroom teaching, group discussion, or deeper personal reflection.