The Jesuit Post

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"St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, would be proud to know that his work continues into the 21st century."--Publishers Weekly


A collection of essays on faith, culture, spirituality, and religious practice by young Jesuits (seminarians and recently ordained priests) associated with The Jesuit Post (, this book is aimed at young adult seekers both within and outside mainstream Christian churches and traditional religious practice.  The authors seek to embrace and explain a faith that is relevant, and to speak to their peers "as one friend speaks to another," drawing inspiration from the spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.

"The Jesuit Post offers readers not only sage advice and educated opinions but also glimpses of the idealism and prayerfulness that inspired these men to join the Society of Jesus.  I highly recommend it."--Ron Hansen

Patrick Gilger, S.J., is a Jesuit priest.  He holds a master's degree in philosophy from Loyola University of Chicago and an MDiv from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and works in campus ministry at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Book Details

The Jesuit Post
#Faith #God #Frontiers #Culture #Mystery #Love
Patrick Gilger, S.J.
Foreword by James Marting, S.J.
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The Jesuit Post Table of Contents 142 Kb

This volume is a fresh and refreshing addition to the field of Jesuit studies. It will whet the spiritual appetites of readers at almost any level, and should be required reading for anyone discerning his or her vocation in life.

Lively, witty, entertaining — modern, “with it” and of-the-moment writing likely to appeal to a contemporary audience geared to new ways of communicating. James Martin’s introduction is a plus to these compelling personal essays on faith and religious practices.

Contains some of the best pieces written for the Jesuit Post website over the last few years along with 20 newly written ones. The editor, Patrick Gilger, is to be commended for finding such a wide range of capable and creative Jesuits exploring faith, God, frontiers, culture,mystery, and love.

"From T.S. Eliot to NBA journeymen to nightmarish worms who burrow into your feet, these Jesuits can find God anywhere, anytime. This isn't chicken soup for the soul, this is literary filet mignon for the hungry Catholic's belly."

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