Voices
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, author and editor at large at America.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.September 17, 2018
The experience of intuiting words or phrases that seem to come from God doesn’t happen often, but when it does it’s memorable.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.September 14, 2018
One of the most common experiences of prayer is the revelation of desires; the longings that draw you closer to God, and help you become the person God means for you to be.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.September 04, 2018
What happens when you pray? You can experience powerful emotions, surprising insights and consoling memories. You can also experience feelings, both physical and otherwise.
Faith Faith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.August 30, 2018
Where does this extreme hatred of gay priests come from? It comes from fear.
Español America en Espanol
James Martin, S.J.August 28, 2018
Para Jesús, es la comunidad primero, la conversión después. La bienvenida y el respeto vienen primero.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 27, 2018
Memory is one of the most powerful of all experiences in prayer, but it’s often ignored.
Faith Faith in Focus
James Martin, S.J.August 23, 2018
For Jesus, it’s community first, conversion second. Welcome and respect come first.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 20, 2018
Often, we have a tendency to privilege emotional moments over the more intellectual ones in our spiritual life.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 13, 2018
All sorts of emotions come up in prayer.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.August 07, 2018
God invites us to see that while we can enjoy the beautiful, mystical experiences, at some point it’s time to get back to our daily lives.