About Paul Brian Campbell, SJ
Paul Brian Campbell, SJ, is a Jesuit priest and associate pastor at Holy Trinity Parish in Washington, DC. Previously the Publisher at Loyola Press, Father Paul continues his dedication to encouraging others to work together and find God in all things.

Joy Is a Decision

Joy is a way of looking at the world and choosing to see it as God’s world, infused with God’s grace and love. As we contemplate the Resurrection in this last week of our Ignatian Prayer Adventure, let’s consider how joy is a decision. This video is part of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, Week 8. If you haven’t followed along for all eight weeks, or you want to return to certain sections, the retreat will […]

Praying on the Passion and Death of Jesus

It’s never easy to pray on the passion and death of Jesus. But when we do, we need to remember that the story doesn’t end with the death of Jesus; it ends with the resurrection and ascension in glory. As we talked about last week, the focus should always be on Jesus. Try to learn from Jesus as much as possible in praying on the passion. This video is part of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, […]

Sin, O Happy Fault

My three favorite words in any language are, “O felix culpa—O happy fault.” I talk about why in today’s video, part of our discussion of sin in this Week 3 of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. Visit the Ignatian Prayer Adventure page for links to the third week’s full set of materials.

An Ignatian Prayer Adventure Begins

We begin An Ignatian Prayer Adventure this week. Watch the video below for my introduction to the retreat. In order to respond to God’s love, we need to be spiritually free. May we grow in that freedom as together we experience this journey over the upcoming weeks. This video is part of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, Week 1.

Some Definite Service

I’ve already mentioned The Ignatian Adventure by Kevin O’Brien, SJ. Sprinkled throughout are prayers and poems. I really liked this one from John Henry Cardinal Newman [1801-1890]. God has created me to do Him some definite service; He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission— I may never know it in this life, but I shall be told it in the next. …I am a link […]