"Christ and the Apostles." Detail from the frescoes with Episodes from the Life of Christ, Church of Santa Margherita (c. 13th century), Laggio di Cadore, Belluno, Italy.
Easter Poster

The 2019 Easter Poster

Artwork: Detail from the Life of Christ frescoes, Church of Santa Margherita (Belluno, Italy).
The Assembly of Responsibles in Brazil. Photo by Jakeline Oliveira Cordeiro.
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Latin America: “Awake, Heart!”

What can the method of Fr. Giussani bring to our lives? To this question speak the experiences of those living the charism in South and Central America. In Brazil, the first Equipe of college students and the Responsible's Assembly.

The first Spanish Jesuit who arrived to these lands, St. José de Anchieta, who is counted among the founders of the city of São Paulo, built a tent in the midst of the indigenous people’s dwellings. They were cannibal tribes. At the entrance he wrote: “Py...


Science and Life at the Vatican

Evelyn recounts her experience participating in the annual assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life at the Vatican last June.

Last June, I had the good fortune of participating in the annual assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAL) at the Vatican, as one of the new youth members. The Academy is undergoing a transition including the creation of a young members section (u...

"Open Window, Collioure" by Henri Matisse. By Irina via Flickr.

Lent: An Escape from Images

"The point of my resolution has unfolded slowly: Instead of giving things up, I want to learn to embrace and love what I have."

I was having a conversation with friends a couple weeks ago after School of Community about how difficult it is to give up something for Lent. One friend shared her struggle with the example of abstaining from chocolate. “As soon as I give it up,” she sai...


Risking on Friends

Thanks to a friendship with some mothers at her daughter's school, Julie is granted the gift to re-encounter the charism through fresh eyes.

This past fall my husband Roland and I decided we would send our eldest daughter to the parochial school connected to our parish. I work with our pastor as one of the coordinators who makes recommendations for activities at the parish, so on a very person...