Jose Osuna: A Homeboy Finds a Seat at the Table
When Jose Osuna walks into a room, his impressive stature commands attention. Beneath a thick mustache, he grins warmly and offers his hand, as a sleeve of tattoos peeks out from beneath his freshly pressed suit where a small “Homeboy Industries” pin is placed neatly on the lapel.
Faith on the Border: Jesuits and Partners Come to the Aid of Deported Migrants
Last month, a 35-year-old mother of two in Arizona became one of the first unauthorized migrants deported to Mexico under the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Her case threw fuel on the debate over administration policy, but for some who minister along the border, the argument was not just political. “It was personal,” said Father Sean Carroll, SJ.
Christus Ministries: A Home for Everyone in the Church
Jesuit Father Tri Dinh and Jen Coito want to reinvent what Catholics think of when they hear “young adult ministry.” Their vision goes beyond a small group of 20-somethings getting together every month — for them, it’s about changing lives and communities.
Brophy College Preparatory Principal Speaks Out on Tensions after Presidential Election
The day after the U.S. presidential election, students at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix reported disturbing incidents, including Latino students being asked by fellow students if they realized that their last day at Brophy would coincide with the inauguration of Donald Trump. Brophy Principal Bob Ryan addressed the situation head on, sending a letter to parents that described racial tensions at the school since the election.
Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ: “The Prize Behind Door Number Three”
When Jesuit Father Scott Santarosa was a kid growing up in Sacramento, California, in the late 1970s, he played Little League, delivered newspapers and rarely watched game shows. But he still understood the mystique of the “prize behind door number three.”