Apr
28
2017

An Interview With Monty Williams, SJ

Posted by John J. Pungente, SJ in Our Culture

Monty Williams, SJ is known for his innovative readings of Ignition spirituality arising from his interest in contemporary literary and cultural theory. He is the author of six books on spirituality.

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Apr
27
2017

Friendly Enemies: Pius XI and Mussolini

Posted by Terry Fay, SJ in Our Culture

"The burning issue between Catholic Church and Italian State which drifted for almost seventy years was "the Roman Question," that is the confiscation of the Papal States since 1861 by the Italian Government. Yet after negotiation between Pius XI and Mussolini for four years, the Lateran Treaty resolved the standoff in 1929. "

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Apr
26
2017

Manresa Visit

Posted by Dom Bautista in Our Daily Lives

The Jesuit Alumni Group (JAG) of Vancouver reports on a visit to the St. Ignatius Sanctuary in Manresa, Spain.

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Apr
25
2017

Power Pole

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Culture

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

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Apr
24
2017

Fighting Fake News

Posted by Bill McCormick, SJ in Our Culture

TJP sat down with Laura Field and Austin Hart, founders of Real News Revival, to learn about how they are working to promote good journalism despite the proliferation of "fake news," and how they "trust that even a small effort will make a difference." - Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Apr
23
2017

"Peace be with you." - 2nd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"I can't imagine a person who can proudly boast, "I have enough peace." Whether we look at our own lives or the state of the world, we are easily aware of areas with an absence of peace."

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Apr
22
2017

What We Believe: Part 15 - Anointing of the Sick

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The Sacrament also can alleviate some of the other effects of the sickness like discouragement and depression of spirit. And, of course, there is the forgiveness of sins as in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. "

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Apr
21
2017

#Examen: Clicking, Liking, and Posting for the Greater Glory.

Posted by Ken Homan, SJ and Colten Biro, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The Examen is a helpful tool for evaluating my engagement with social media. Praying more closely with the way I read, the way I respond, and the way I engage the discussion will offer some guidance. Perhaps, I can work towards growing closer to others, to being more myself, and to moving more towards God." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Apr
20
2017

A Kairos Moment

Posted by Dr. Michael Bautista in Our Spirituality

"Have we reached a kairos moment? With one choice being so public, so clear and so attractive, are we being called to articulate the other? Is this the "opportune moment" and how do we act upon it?"

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Apr
19
2017

Moments in Time

Posted by Viola Athaide in Our Spirituality

"It was supposed to be a brief escape from the January blast of a Canadian winter. However, Cartagena, Colombia offered me more than what I had anticipated."

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