Walking the path of Jesus isn’t easy. It means going to those who’re often forgotten or cast aside by society. Read how one Jesuit walks the king’s highway in his ministry at a prison rehabilitation center in Belize.
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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!
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.”
With the UN meeting on climate change in Glasgow and the increasing flights to space, Kevin Karam has been thinking a lot about the 2008 Pixar film, WALL-E, and what it has to tell us about what it means to be human and how our environment contributes to defining our humanity.
Beginnings are difficult, because they render us vulnerable. But we need not simply endure them with gritted teeth; if we enter into them with an open heart, we might find God inviting us into something new.
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”
Spending the summer ministering to men behind bars reminded me of what a religious sister once told me: “God doesn’t judge people; God cares for people.”
Leaving Afghanistan was a tragedy, as was the entire war. In light of the end of this 20 year occupation which claimed the lives of over 150,000 people, we must confront uncomfortable questions raised by Jesus and the Gospel.
The great Chilean Jesuit saint reminds us that we are called to be more than what we produce and consume.
The California drought is an opportunity to examine how meat-heavy diets cause a strain to our water supply.