Thank God for Free Time: A Leisure Examen
This “leisure examen,” loosely based on the Examen found in St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises, provides the resources for an evaluation of our free time so that we can approach this sphere of life with greater intentionality and thereby realize more of its fullest potential.
Still “Walking with Refugees,” 40 Years Later
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is finding ways to keep up the learning amid lockdowns – often in places without reliable Internet or even stable electricity. Bringing Jesuit education to forcibly displaced people is one way the Rome-based agency is revitalizing its global mission – in the most troubling times since its establishment 40 years ago.
The Story Behind the YouTube Retreat That’s Reached Every Corner of the World
Father Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, never expected an impulsive decision to result in thousands of YouTube views and a published book—but that's exactly what happened when he decided to lead an online retreat during the pandemic.
Discerning my Catholic Engagement in Civic Life After the Election
For the Holy Father, a believer’s personal practice of Christian discernment in making political decisions is of utmost importance. Civic engagement requires discernment because pursuing the common good is a complex business with no silver bullet solutions.
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