Jul
28
2016

Truth and Lies in JB's "Love Yourself."

Posted by Colten Biro, SJ in Our Culture

Today;s posting - reprinted from The Jesuit Post - looks at the lyrics of one of Justin Bieber's songs "Love Yourself."

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Jul
27
2016

Faith Seeking Understanding

Posted by John McCarthy, SJ in Our Spirituality

Before becoming Socius to the Provincial, John McCarthy,SJ taught at St. Mark's in Vancouver. During that time he wrote today's post about what teaching means to him.

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Jul
26
2016

Our Hearth

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Culture

Today's poem for Poetry Tuesday is one of an ongoing series of poems from Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ's book "Prairie Childhood Snapshots - 1943 - 1958."

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Jul
25
2016

The Skin I'm In

Posted by Damian Torres-Botello, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"My skin isn't always straightforward in the way it defines me. Sometimes my skin has me mistaken for a Samoan, or an Indian, or Native American. In actuality, I'm Latino. A Latino who doesn't speak Spanish. No hablo EspaƱol. I'm as Mexican as I can be without the language, and as American as I can be without being white." Reprinted with permission from The Jesuit Post.

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Jul
24
2016

Does Matter Really Matter? Finding God in the Forest

Posted by John McCarthy, SJ in Our Spirituality

"At an early age I was seduced by nature; tempted by rock, wind and water, invited by barrens, bogs and forests, infatuated by the wilderness of my native Newfoundland. Mesmerized, obsessed, blinded, I fell for nature. The affair continues. "

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Jul
24
2016

The Global Insufferability Index (GII)

Posted by Paul Sullivan in Our Daily Lives

While you may never have heard of the Global Insufferability Index (GII) - until now - the GII plays an important role in saving the planet.

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Jul
23
2016

A Guide to Reading the Bible #24 - The Book of Ruth and The Books of Samuel

Posted by Fred Power, SJ in Our Spirituality

In this posting of A Guide to Reading the Bible, we learn the story of Ruth, a Moab woman who became the great-grandmother of Israel's most revered king - David.

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Jul
22
2016

A Dignified Couple

Posted by Paul Sullivan in Our Daily Lives

A visit to New York by Will and Kate prompted some musings on the role of the royals in today's world.

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Jul
21
2016

Silence Makes Space

Posted by Garrett Gundlach, SJ in Our Daily Lives

A week long camping trip becomes so much more. "We were at a crossroads bigger than the trails on Isle Royale, asking questions as big as our theology faculty could've hoped two of their graduates would ask. We were connecting all the dots and taking risks with crazy ideas, trying to ride them straight to the heart of the world, clear to the heart of God, and to the heart of our unfolding purpose on earth." Reprinted from The Jesuit Post.

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Jul
20
2016

Dismantling A Library: Who Would Have Thought?

Posted by Jean Marc Laporte, SJ in Our Daily Lives

Among the many things that had to be dealt with when the Jesuits left their Halifax ministry after 76 years was what to do with the extensive library.

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