Being a Disciple is the first stage in the Christian life, but Christ is calling us to a deeper role: being an Apostle, one who is sent.
My name is Andy Otto. For two and a half years I was a Jesuit in the Society of Jesus. It has informed and transformed my life. I have a BA in Communication and a minor in Psychology. I love travelling, swing dancing, Disney, and have lived in Boston, New York, DC, Jamaica, and Orlando.
Politics stirs up deep emotions within us, but can we really separate our spirituality from politics? The messiness of elections speaks a lot to the messiness of discernment.
Christ is calling you to change the world, and you have a specific role. How would you respond?
What does God’s command to “subdue the earth” mean? It has much to do with discernment.
Each day our desires come face to face with challenges, and the mess of feelings in the middle doesn’t make the spiritual life any easier. Yet these three things are important to pay attention to.
Rooted in practical reality, Pope Francis’ exhortation on love is one of the most beautiful gems on marriage ever written by the Church.
Our Western culture lacks something so much a part of Eastern culture: reverence and humility, displayed in the gesture of the bow.
Sometimes giving others dignity is not just about offering money or healing, but about making eye contact with them and becoming friends.
Like Chip from Beauty and the Beast, we all have imperfections that are simply a part of who we are.