In honor of the the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola (July 31st) and in gratitude for the many Jesuits who shape our lives as theologians and Christians, Daily Theology re-imagines the story of St. Ignatius.
At the outset of this post, I’ll admit that I don’t have a particular devotion to this venerable saint and until recently I didn’t know much about her at all, save a passing reference to […]
For two wonderful years, I was a faculty member at Xavier High School in New York City. Although no stranger to Jesuits and Jesuit education, I admit I knew little of the man whose name […]
July 31st is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus (the “Jesuits”). The Jesuits are a religious order, officially founded in 1540 and currently numbering over 18,000 […]
In The Life You Save May Be Your Own, a book about the lives of Dorothy Day, Walker Percy, Flannery O’Connor, and Thomas Merton, author Paul Elie describes learning about the lives of others as […]
By Krista Stevens This semester in my introductory theology class I’m asking my students to create an eight minute documentary focusing on one or more of our class’s “big questions”: Who or what is God? […]
Francis’ recent interview is replete with language of discernment, which is not so surprising from a Jesuit pope. Often discernment is described as a strategy for decision making, and indeed discernment is at the service […]