Finding Your Vocation

It’s graduation season, and that means commencement speakers try to impart words of wisdom to graduates before they start the next phase of life. Wheeling Jesuit University welcomed Timothy Kesicki, SJ, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, as its commencement speaker. Kesicki said: The stories of failed jobs and mismatched careers are legion. But finding your vocation is not simply about a good fit in the workplace or nailing your […]

A Word St. Ignatius Did Not Use

Did you know that St. Ignatius never used the word magis, a word associated with the Jesuits and Ignatian spirituality? In speaking to the Loyola Club of Washington, D.C., Timothy Kesicki, SJ, president of the Jesuit Conference, talked about the idea of magis or striving for the more. Magis is “A Word St. Ignatius Did Not Use,” as the title of the talk indicated, but: “Ignatius was about the comparative, doing more,” said Fr. Kesicki. […]