Is God Punishing Us?

Published Apr 6, 2020 in In the News, Pope Francis ~ Approx 4 mins

“I can’t but help think God is punishing us,” my 87-year old great aunt from Rhode Island recently said to me over the phone. I was listening to her thick New England accent as we discussed a world shaken and upended by the Coronavirus. She then reminded me that in 10 minutes we would need […]

Top 10 Jesuit Events of the 2010s

Published Jan 9, 2020 in Catholic Writing, Current Events, Global Catholicism, MAG+S & WYD, Papal Election, Papal News, Pop Culture, Pope Francis, Sports, The Jesuits ~ Approx 8 mins

What a decade for the Jesuits! The 2010s included Sister Jean’s Final Four run, Missy Franklin’s gold medals, new books by James Martin, S.J., the founding of Arrupe College in Chicago, the canonization of Peter Faber, the birth of The Jesuit Post, and (oh yeah!) the election of Pope Francis. Let’s count down the TOP TEN Jesuit events of the decade.