Run the (Virtual) Race so as to Win

Published Sep 18, 2020 in Pop Culture, Sports ~ Approx 4 mins

About two months ago, I received an email from the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon staff which told me that, due to continued uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the race was canceled.  The message was disappointing but entirely understandable.  They did say, however, that I could choose to run the full race virtually: on my […]

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.