Fr. Jim Martin on NPR

Culture editor James Martin, S.J., visited Milwaukee recently for the Archdiocese's annual "Pallium Lecture," sponsored by Archbishop Jerome Listecki. While there, he spoke with the NPR show "Lake Effect" on Ignatian spirituality, Jesuit life and the role of humor in the church. Listen here.  (Scroll down to "Living the Jesuit Life.")

Tim Reidy

Advertisement

 

Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.
JAMES BARRY
7 years 1 month ago
Fr. Martin's comments begin at about 25:30 on this stream.
7 years 1 month ago
This is a wonderful interview.
I wish Fr. Martin though, in speaking of evangelization, would emphasize witness more than explanation, for in our divided society and Church, folks (especially on line) see more angry division and less of the love that Christ wants shown.I think Fr. Kavanaugh, in America, elsewhere has written well on this.
Fr. Martin by example is neither slavish or hypercritical as many are today and his humor is sorely lacking in some comments at this blog and replaced by self righteous stuffiness by posters.
Elsewhere, Fr. Martin justly critizcizes Minnesota Dems for their ugly criticiams reacting to the Bishop there.Unfortunately, appreciation of many good things done for the poor by clergy and laity are overlooked because of leaderships politics and policies.
So deep down, religion is suffering at the hands of spirituality because, unlike the early Church: ''see how these Christians love one another. they  need to hear more messages like this and less divisive pieces from both sides and above!

Advertisement

Don't miss the best from America

Sign up for our Newsletter to get the Jesuit perspective on news, faith and culture.

The latest from america

Sources in the Vatican say they cannot understand how President Trump’s decision to recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel can be in the best interests of the United States.
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 10, 2017
Beatrice Fihn, the executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) holds two paper cranes in Oslo on Dec. 9. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
The pope was lauded at the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize for condemning the “false sense of security” of nuclear weapons.
Gerard O’ConnellDecember 10, 2017
A reflection for the second Sunday in Advent
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 09, 2017
Pope Francis prays during a prayer service at a statue of Mary near the Spanish Steps in Rome Dec. 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
The pope wants to to clear up the confusion around the phrase “lead us not into temptation.”
America StaffDecember 08, 2017