It can be difficult to confront those who wrong us, especially our friends, but Jesus calls us to reconcile so that we can be united with him. Fr. Eric Immel, SJ, uses Harry Potter to reflect on today’s gospel.
Icons are not only a form of art: they orient the mind and heart towards the mysteries of God, and thus they’re an important resource for prayer, especially in Eastern Christianity.
When illness strikes, it can’t be life-hacked away. Reflecting on his time as a hospital chaplain, James shares how he witnessed the healing power of compassion, hope, and prayer.
A live-action adaptation of One Piece, one of the biggest anime series of all time, recently came to Netflix. Long-time fan of series, Sean, reflects on why the anime is so beloved and how it might inspire us to more passionately pursue our dreams.
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.
Last summer, Chris walked in the steps of St. Ignatius. While he anticipated the beautiful, holy sites, he wasn’t expecting to imitate him in one of his most notorious decisions.
This ancient Greek tragedy cautions us of the power of broken promises. Our faith is a series of promises. How do we keep the faith when our promises appear to go unfulfilled?
Growing up, Jason resented having to go to Church on ANOTHER day of the week. Looking back, he thinks we’re approaching holy days of obligation with the wrong mindset.
“I just need to trust in God more, and then I won’t be so anxious,” “This is just my cross, and Jesus calls us to pick up our crosses and follow him,” “God never gives us what we can’t handle.” These phrases are used far too frequently by the faithful struggling...
A favorite show reminds us to ultimately focus on the highlights, rather than the mistakes, in our lives.