From Acosta’s work in the New World to modern research at the Vatican Observatory, we’ll look at the work of a number of Jesuit scientists through history and see how what they did, and why they did it, was colored and influenced by Ignatian Spirituality as seen in the Spiritual Exercises.
June 24, 2020 — Dr. Anthony Fauci said the way his Jesuit education stressed intellectual rigor and the importance of service to others helped prepare him for his work in public health during an interview on the AMDG Podcast. “When I went into medical school, I was as much a humanitarian as I was a …
The Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province has established a Commission on Care for our Common Home. The Commission’s main focus will be on discerning the province’s commitment to ecology.
“It would be stupid not to take advantage of the formation that a man brings to the Society,” said the Director of Vocations of Fr. Adam D. Hincks, “And I can tell you one thing: we are not stupid!”. This is one of the memories that this Jesuit recalls in an article about the beginnings of his religious vocation, part of the latest edition of the magazine Canadian Jesuits.
Our companion Adam Hincks, SJ, a Ph.D. in physics from prestigious Princeton University, New Jersey, is a fascinating and puzzling person. On October 9th, he was visiting his alma mater Regis College, where he gave a lecture on the contribution of Jesuits to the development of science.
Jesuits have a long tradition in science and there’s a good reason for that, says Jesuit lichenologist and ecologist Fr. John McCarthy.
How often have you heard the claim that faith and science are incompatible or strictly opposed? Too often religion seems to ‘get a bad rap’ these days. Well, Fr. John McCarthy, Jesuit priest and ecologist, doesn’t buy this opposition.