In his first article for the Jesuit Post, Myles Kelley, SJ shares some of the challenges he faced in a summer at the Kino Border Initiative. In the midst of overwhelming problems, he was forced to ask “how do I respond when I feel completely helpless?”
God became a person. That’s the wild belief of all Christians. Our latest Jesuit 101 explainer is a guide to the contemplation that helps us personally experience this reality.
Big decisions call for careful attention to God. But how do we do that? Matt Briand explains by sharing how he discerned his vocation.
In the wake of theater composer Stephen Sondheim’s death on November 26, Shane Liesegang, SJ tries to understand why the loss feels so personal for so many.
Being overly concerned for our safety might be hindering us from experiencing God’s world. Alex Hale proposes that if we allow ourselves to be influenced by Jesus’ reckless love, we might just find ourselves more secure.
We make decisions every day, big and small. Discernment is about bringing God into the process. Reynaldo Belfort Pierrilus, SJ, introduces Ignatian Discernment, the next topic in our Jesuit 101 series.
Have you ever used your imagination to pray? Does that sound strange? Imaginative prayer is a core component of Ignatian Spirituality. As part of our Jesuit 101 series, read how one Jesuit entered a gospel passage in which Jesus heals a woman. You might be surprised how awesome this form of prayer can be!
Who was St. Ignatius of Loyola? People have many different versions of this saint. Jim Kennedy, SJ, describes his podcast, Discovering Ignatius, with the ultimate goal of distinguishing icon from caricature.
On All Souls’ Day, Michael Petro explores what it has meant for him to publicly grieve a person he never met.