Today we begin the season of Lent, a time of penance. While it can be uncomfortable to think about our sins, Alex Hale, SJ, reminds us that this is also an opportunity to experience the great love and mercy of God.
Did you know John Wick is a Catholic film?
John Wick: Chapter 4 will be released tomorrow. In anticipation, Jose proposes something you might not have considered: the film’s excessive use of Catholic imagery.
Till: An Invitation to Personalize the Stations of the Cross
The new movie Till is based on the brutal killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 and how his mother became a Civil Rights advocate in the aftermath of her son’s death. Watching it can help us reflect more profoundly on the Passion and death of our Lord.
A Lenten Meditation on Mortality and Hope
Christian faith calls us to remember our mortality, but thinking about death doesn’t have to be a source of discomfort. Meditating on death can deepen our awareness of God’s presence in our lives and our need to rely on God for our very lives.
Online Lenten Retreat
Join Deacon Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, for our 2023 Lenten Retreat: Who do you say that I am? New videos every Friday of Lent.
The Jesuit Border Podcast
New episodes on Tuesdays
The Jesuit Border Podcast seeks to highlight the work that the Catholic Church and others are doing to address the needs of migrants along the US-Mexico border. Fr. Brian Strassburger and Fr. Louie Hotop share stories and reflections about their own ministry among migrants and they interview others who work with and advocate for migrants and refugees.
A simple Christmas task: dedicate yourself to loving people.
Beto spent Christmas in the mountains of northern Mexico with the Tarahumara tribe. As they celebrated Jesus’ birth, he found Christ alive in their warm hospitality and dependence on each other.
Have You Heard The Voice of God?
God speaking to us doesn’t mean booming voices from the sky. The voice of God often sounds like the voice of the people we interact with every day.
Don’t Wait for Ghosts to Wake You Up. Advent is Here.
It’s called A Christmas Carol, but experiencing it anew this year, Ty thinks it might be more of an Advent story.
What would the Holy Family look like today?
Asked to paint a Christmas card, Sebastián found himself struggling for inspiration. After a few days living with the indigenous Raramuri indigenous people he finally had a vision of the Holy Family.
Silence Is Not an Option in Matters of Life and Death
Being pro-life and vegan might seem incompatible, but Daniel Mascarenhas argues that defense of life must be consistent.
A Prayer for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
On the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we pray that she will help our lives become a dance that praises, reverences and serves God.