Jesus tells us to “be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Christian Verghese, SJ, reflects on how we live up to this calling.
This Lent, You Should Go to Prison
Experience the joy of prison ministry this Lent. Ian Peoples, SJ, shares his experience as a prison chaplain and reflects on the opportunity to encounter Christ. Discover how this ministry can change you and bring hope to those who need it most.
Left in the Shadows: The Suffering of LGBTQ+ Youth and a Catholic Response
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.
Review: Elvis’s New Biopic Shows the Rise and Fall of Music’s Biggest Star
The Oscar-nominated film portrays Elvis’s glorious and troubled life before his death at the age of 42 years old. It also can serve as a reminder to discern our decisions well. Are we guided by the desire for riches, honor, and pride? Or does God lead the way?
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.
Spotify Wrapped: Your Annual Music Examen
The release of Spotify Wrapped every year has become an occasion for an informal examen of the past year. As you go through your most listened to songs, artists, and genres, what do they say about you? Does God speak to you through music? Nate Cortas, SJ, reflects on his own Spotify Wrapped and invites us all to do the same.
Dealing with Death in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Marvel’s latest film is an exploration of loss, grief, and the importance of spirituality in dealing with the reality of death.
Jesuit 101: Getting to Know Jesus, The Second Week of the Spiritual Exercises
In the Second Week of the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius leads us to focus on the life of Christ. The grace of this week is to “know Jesus more clearly, to love him dearly, and follow him more nearly.” All the meditations of this week help us do just that.
Lê Thị Thành’s martyrdom inspires the rebel in me
Reflecting on the Vietnamese martyrs, Eddie sees a vision of the Church that fulfills the Evangelical promise. May the life of Lê Thị Thành inspire us to be, to do something more.
Lê Thị Thành and the Vietnamese Martyrs | One-Minute Saints
Today is the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs. Among them is Lê Thị Thành, who risked her life in order to help priests minister to the people of Vietnam. Eddie Ngo, SJ, reflects on her heroism and faith.
Forgetful? There’s a Song for That
With funeral processions visible in the streets, Conan reflects on the liturgical value of the song “Remember Me” from Coco.