Voices

Matt Emerson's essays have appeared in a number of publications, including AmericaCommonweal, and the Wall Street Journal. The Catholic Press Association named his September 2012 essay "Help Their Unbelief," published in America, as the "best essay" in the category of national general interest magazine for 2012. He is the author of the book Why Faith? A Journey of Discovery (Paulist Press 2016).

Articles:

Fruitful Searching (Jan. 5-12, 2015)

Preambles for Faith (May 13, 2013)

Help Their Unbelief (Sept. 10, 2012)

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In All Things
Matt Emerson
A vocation is not a fork in the road; it's a garden.
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Matt Emerson
In what I've written, I've tried to adopt the mindset of both teacher and student—to be one who sparks fruitful inquiries as well as one who remains ready to learn.
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Catholic News Agency reports on a new foundation created by Pope Francis to advance Catholic education.
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I recently began reading Tattoos on the Heart The Power of Boundless Compassion by Greg Boyle S J founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles Homeboy Industries is the largest and most well known gang rehabiliation enterprise in the country It 39 s only about a two-hour drive from the schoo
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Matt Emerson
New initiative led by admissions deans at top campuses is receiving resistance from counselors at Jesuit schools.
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Matt Emerson
'The organization charged with providing services and programming to the 80 Jesuit pre-secondary and secondary schools in the U.S. and Canada.'
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The wisdom of mystery, of being okay with not knowing, is a lesson always worth remembering.
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It 39 s been a good run for some Jesuit universities and their fundraising efforts Last week Gonzaga University nbsp announced a 55 million donation which came not long after after Georgetown University announced a 50 million donation Earlier in the year in May Seattle University reported nbs
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In the winter 2014 edition of Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits in his article quot Mind and Heart Toward an Ignatian Spirituality of Study quot Nicholas Austin S J asks quot I s it possible to see study as a spiritual experience Because of what Ignatius has taught us in the Rules f
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Matt Emerson
Xavier University professor notes the "moral formation of business professionals in business education can no longer be ignored."