Author Archives: The Jesuit Post on Millennial

The Dirtiest Word in Jesuit Higher Education

This post by Brendan Busse, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post. I’ve spent the past two years living and working in Jesuit higher education. In that time I’ve returned again and again to a simple question: What are we doing here, and why? I think it’s a question worth asking – in education and […]

Silent in the City: A Retreat in the Midst of Chaos

This post by Eric Immel, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post. A man pulls down his pants and takes a leak on the beach near Fullerton and Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. He has streaks of pink running through his matted dark hair, black tattoos twisting around his arms, and a midriff-baring New […]

What Happens Next Will Totally Amaze You

This post by Brendan Busse, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post. My apologies for the headline. I’ve come to hate those ‘up-worthy’ internet burlesque artists who prey upon our need to know, our thirst for fulfillment, our fear of missing out, and our dis-ease with the slightest gap between us and the next big […]

The Price of Free Speech

This post by Nathaniel Romano, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post. In my first ever graduate class in philosophy, my professor encouraged us to link our studies to our real-world interests and experiences.  Perhaps she recognized that, being a group of Jesuit scholastics, few of us saw philosophy as a dominant path through life. […]

Global Catholicism: The Church is Changing, But Not How We Might Think

This post by Jeremy Zipple, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post. A friend once told me she’d love to be a fly on the wall at Jesuit community dinners. “I’d learn a ton,” she said, implying, I guess, that a tableful of overly educated guys with varied interests could surely produce some profitable […]

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The Beauty of Breastfeeding

[This post by Jeff Sullivan, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post] “Do you mind if I feed Jonathan?” my sister-in-law asked me as she threw an oversized blanket over her shoulder – but the question she was posing to me wasn’t really “if,” it was “where.” My sister-in-law was gauging whether or not I […]

Migration Is Not the Problem

[This article by Alejandro Olayo-Méndez, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post] What did you notice today? Back when I was teaching high school, it’s that question that I used to pose, over and over again, to my sophomore students. What did you notice today? Sometimes they were annoyed by the question, sometimes inspired by […]

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