A Jesuit brother share’s how he discerned adding pronouns to his social media profile; find out which three things were the deciding factors in this process.
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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.
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.
Our first meal was at a loud bar with gloriously cheap food. Our second meal was at our beloved parish, St. Ignatius Loyola on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We kept having these two meals over and over again. On Sundays, though, the food didn’t change. His distribution of Communion was never an isolated sacramental act, but the moment that gave clarity to the rest of our encounters. Meet my friend Carlos, a dear friend who helped redirect my life.
While Catholic leaders have legitimate reservations about the Equality Act, perhaps it can be a recognition of the struggles gay and trans youth endure by their elected leaders.
When the women’s and gender department first caught my eye, it was not just a passing, “Oh, look at that.” It was something more. It was the feeling that my mind and heart were on fire. Excited. Hopeful. Joyful. Captivated. Stirred. It felt like confirmation of what I already identified as: a feminist. The experience was what, in Jesuit lingo, we would call “consolation.” The Spirit was moving me. As I continue my studies, I continue to feel God calling me here. Read how all this has unfolded for me and my vocation, and maybe it might illuminate something in yours.
This weekend in Washington DC was the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Two thousand students came from high schools and colleges around the country, along with a handful of international delegations. The theme for 2019 was “Radical Hope and Prophetic Action” and the event featured keynote speakers Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C., from the Center of Arts for Peace in El Salvador, Marcia Chatelain, Ph.D., from Georgetown University, and Reyna Montoya, CEO of Aliento.
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...
A school vs. diocese highlights a deep divide within the Church.
A costume, a pin, and a donut: all opportunities for encounter.