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Jim McDermott, S.J., is an associate editor at America.
FaithShort Take
Jim McDermott
The institutional Catholic Church as we currently experience it is simply not going to be able to survive, and yet much of our leadership seems content to blame the messenger and insist on business as usual. So what to do?
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
I wish I could say I had some advice on how to do Lent better. But I also wonder if a certain sense of failure during Lent is actually a good thing.
Volodymyr Zelensky in ‘Servant of the People’ (Kvartal 95)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermott
Watching “Servant of the People,” I find myself called to gratitude, hope and mourning.
FaithLent Reflections
Jim McDermott
A Reflection for the Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent, by Jim McDermott
Benedict Cumberbatch as Phil Burbank in ‘The Power of the Dog’ (Netflix)
Arts & CultureFilm
Jim McDermott
The film mostly reinforces a longstanding and problematic trope.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
There’s a problem with the Ten Commandments: You can follow them and still be a pretty terrible person.
A woman prays at the closed doors of London's Westminster Cathedral in early April 2020 during England’s lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
It is understandable not wanting to take the time to draw attention to the second anniversary of the recent surreal horror show of Covid-19. But there are also many moments of grace scattered across the landscape of lockdowns.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
As a form of solidarity with all living in Ukraine and a prayer for their rescue, here is a form of the Stations of the Cross built from the stories of Ukrainians suffering from the violence of Russia’s invasion.
FaithShort Take
Jim McDermott
As we celebrate St. Patrick's Day, it is good to look back on some of the saint's legendary accomplishments—some more legendary than others.
FaithExplainer
Jim McDermott
On March 12, the Society of Jesus celebrates the 400th anniversary of the canonizations of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Francis Xavier. Here are six interesting facts about this important moment in the life of the Jesuits.