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
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
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
The human person is never shorthand, but always prose; indeed, is actually poetry.
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
Church's focus on the human factor may help to broaden discussion of environmental policy.
Brian Doyle recalls his first encounter with a Jesuit, a huge and humble priest.