May 12, 2014

Vol.210 / No.16

May 12, 2014

MAN OF PRAYER. Frans van der Lugt, S.J., at the residence of the Jesuit fathers in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, Jan. 29.
Patrick Gilger, S.J.April 10, 2014

Frans van der Lugt, S.J.—who on April 7 was shot in the head, twice, in front of his home in the city of Homs, Syria—had been living under siege for 20 months when, in January, he recorded a video message challenging the outside world to help. He ends this video, one that made him f

Brian B. PinterMay 01, 2014

Jesuit high schools are rightfully proud of their reputation for graduating students who, by any academic standard, do very well. Many of our graduates attend selective colleges, excel professionally and achieve remarkable financial and social success. Most are models of urbane, sophisticated young

Now Hiring: Sarah Azad, a senior majoring in telecommunications, at a job and internship fair in New York, April, 2012.
William J. ByronMay 01, 2014

Many readers of The Wall Street Journal have children in college or are guiding their offspring toward the “right choice” of a college as their secondary school years wind down. So it was not surprising to find a feature article in the Journal’s “Wealth Management” sect

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.May 01, 2014

The human person is never shorthand, but always prose; indeed, is actually poetry.

Letters
Our readersMay 01, 2014

True GreatnessI was surprised and grateful to read “Ford’s Foundation,” by Aaron Pidel, S.J. (3/31), about the true greatness of John C. Ford, S.J.When I was a young Jesuit in philosophy studies at Weston College, Father Ford helped me greatly to deal with a number of spi

View of glacier lake seen in national park in Peru. (CNS photo/Mariana Bazo, Reuters)
Editorials
The EditorsMay 01, 2014

Church's focus on the human factor may help to broaden discussion of environmental policy.

Faith in Focus
Brian DoyleMay 01, 2014

Brian Doyle recalls his first encounter with a Jesuit, a huge and humble priest.