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Jesuitical

By America Media

Welcome to Jesuitical, a new podcast for young Catholics hosted by two young, lay editors at America—Zac Davis and Ashley McKinless. Each episode features a guest who offers a unique perspective on faith, culture or current events. We also bring you some of the top (and maybe more obscure) Catholic news of the week. And we'll ask: Where do we find God in all this?

  1. 1.
    We need to talk about Clericalism11/20/2020
    51:12
  2. 2.
    Helping regular people navigate the health care industry is a ministry (and a podcast)11/13/2020
    56:19
  3. 3.
    Interfaith work is crucial to overcoming our country’s divisions. Ep. 15611/06/2020
    34:46
  4. 4.
    Stories from a real-life exorcist consultant Ep. 15510/30/2020
    54:22
  5. 5.
    Voting Catholic: A queer, pro-life feminist on abortion10/26/2020
    33:18
  6. 6.
    Jeannie Gaffigan was told “Real Catholics vote for Trump.” Here’s how she responded. Ep. 15410/23/2020
    51:51
  7. 7.
    How to pray for your (political) enemies: Advice from the Chaplain to the U.S. House. Ep. 15310/16/2020
    39:59
  8. 8.
    Pádraig Ó Tuama: How language can be a sacrament. Ep. 15210/09/2020
    56:54
  1. 9.
    The crisis that the church still needs to stay on top of. Ep. 15110/02/2020
    45:04
  2. 10.
    Anthea Butler: Religion won’t save us from the sin of racism. Ep. 15009/25/2020
    58:28
  3. 11.
    NPR’s Scott Detrow on Trump, Biden and the Catholic vote. Ep. 14909/18/2020
    54:23
  4. 12.
    Pope Francis’ critics are dividing the church. Ep. 14809/11/2020
    1:00:49
  5. 13.
    Bishop Robert Barron on Internet ministry, Black Lives Matter, and the art of dialogue. Ep. 14706/26/2020
    47:13
  6. 14.
    Systemic Racism, Covid-19 and the U.S. health care system. Ep. 14606/19/2020
    47:39
  7. 15.
    Olga Segura on having frank conversations about race. Ep. 14506/12/2020
    37:02
  8. 16.
    Pete Holmes needed his life to fall apart to lose God (and find him again). Ep. 14406/05/2020
    56:59
  9. 17.
    The impact of Covid-19 on immigrant workers06/02/2020
    29:00
  10. 18.
    What happens when your faith and health come into conflict? Ep. 14305/29/2020
    46:55
  11. 19.
    Harry Potter, Soul Cycle and the Internet: say hello to America’s new religions. Ep. 14205/22/2020
    54:11
  12. 20.
    What Pope Francis wants the world to look like post Covid-1905/19/2020
    29:13
  13. 21.
    The first Catholic high school for teens struggling with substance abuse. Ep. 14105/15/2020
    41:57
  14. 22.
    Living like monks in quarantine05/12/2020
    33:08
  15. 23.
    How will the Catholic Church change after the coronavirus pandemic? Ep. 14005/08/2020
    40:15
  16. 24.
    Father James Martin on praying in quarantine05/05/2020
    26:45
  17. 25.
    Meet the 30-year-old priest anointing coronavirus patients. Ep. 13905/01/2020
    42:32
  18. 26.
    What it’s like to be pregnant during Covid-1904/28/2020
    25:53
  19. 27.
    Lessons from West Africa’s Ebola response for Covid-19. Ep. 13804/24/2020
    34:46
  20. 28.
    A Jesuit reflects on coronavirus quarantine in Milan04/21/2020
    26:58
  21. 29.
    The Friar who won “The Great American Baking Show”. Ep. 13704/17/2020
    44:41
  22. 30.
    Walking with Mary Magdalene to the tomb on Easter Sunday04/14/2020
    23:44
  23. 31.
    The coronavirus poem that went viral. Ep. 13604/10/2020
    41:00
  24. 32.
    Picture this: What it’s like to walk with Jesus and the disciples04/07/2020
    34:48
  25. 33.
    How the Catholic Church adapted during the Black Plague. Ep. 13504/03/2020
    43:53
  26. 34.
    Bonus Episode: Jesuit leadership lessons during a pandemic03/31/2020
    28:00
  27. 35.
    One bishop’s response to the coronavirus. Ep. 13403/27/2020
    38:28
  28. 36.
    Catholic health care during the coronavirus pandemic. Ep. 13303/20/2020
    38:54
  29. 37.
    Is diet culture obscuring Lent? Ep. 13203/13/2020
    50:11
  30. 38.
    What’s it like to say Mass on death row? Ep.13103/06/2020
    30:43
  31. 39.
    Meet the Louisiana priest behind a 100-gallon town blessing. Ep.13002/28/2020
    49:08
  32. 40.
    The untold history of black nuns in the United States02/21/2020
    23:20
  33. 41.
    Can Jesuit spirituality save our politics?02/14/2020
    28:22
  34. 42.
    Your Catholic guide to the Oscars 2020. Ep. 12902/07/2020
    30:03
  35. 43.
    What it’s like to get to know your bishop on pilgrimage. Ep. 12801/31/2020
    37:12
  36. 44.
    A Catholic veteran on faith in war. Ep. 12701/24/2020
    34:53
  37. 45.
    Learning the stories of the enslaved people owned by the Jesuits. Ep. 12601/17/2020
    32:58
  38. 46.
    Dorothy Day’s granddaughter on prayer, prison and peace. Ep. 12501/10/2020
    38:35
  39. 47.
    A workout program for you, from the formerly incarcerated01/03/2020
    19:05
  40. 48.
    The one where Olga says goodbye. Ep. 12412/27/2019
    28:27
  41. 49.
    Meet the star of “The Two Popes”. Ep. 12312/20/2019
    34:13
  42. 50.
    Spiritual direction for Nones. Ep. 12212/13/2019
    35:30
  43. 51.
    The complicated history of AIDS and the Catholic Church. Ep. 12112/06/2019
    41:23
  44. 52.
    Introducing PLAGUE: Untold Stories of AIDS and the Catholic Church12/01/2019
    42:16
  45. 53.
    Gentiles and Jews interrupt each other over booze. Ep. 12011/22/2019
    46:33
  46. 54.
    Pope Francis’ struggle to reform the Catholic Church. Ep. 11911/15/2019
    43:39
  47. 55.
    What the Left (and everyone else) can learn from conservatives. Ep. 11811/08/2019
    51:46
  48. 56.
    Where is former Cardinal McCarrick now? Ep. 11710/25/2019
    22:12
  49. 57.
    The Amazon synod should matter to you. Here’s why. Ep. 11610/18/2019
    33:04
  50. 58.
    Loneliness isn’t something you can “fix” (or need to). Ep. 11510/11/2019
    31:42
  51. 59.
    Is Augustine the most relatable saint? Ep. 11410/04/2019
    44:46
  52. 60.
    Faith and politics in Silicon Valley Ep.11309/27/2019
    31:06
  53. 61.
    What makes Catholic School Movies so great? Ep. 11209/20/2019
    35:31
  54. 62.
    Why you (yes, you) should go on a retreat Ep. 11109/13/2019
    33:04
  55. 63.
    Why Malcolm Gladwell wants to think like a Jesuit. Ep. 11009/06/2019
    42:25
  56. 64.
    When Millennials move in with Nuns Ep. 10906/28/2019
    29:50
  57. 65.
    Painting black saints. Ep 108.06/21/2019
    35:21
  58. 66.
    Being Gay and Catholic. Ep. 10706/14/2019
    37:34
  59. 67.
    How a punk rock journalist found healing in the Catholic Church Ep. 10606/07/2019
    34:14
  60. 68.
    Georgetown Jesuits enslaved her ancestors. Now she's working for justice.05/31/2019
    42:05
  61. 69.
    A beginner’s guide to spiritual direction Ep. 10405/24/2019
    48:25
  62. 70.
    How this Jesuit leads the Vatican’s fight against sex abuse without losing faith Ep. 10305/17/2019
    30:47
  63. 71.
    Remembering Rachel Held Evans. Ep. 10205/10/2019
    42:27
  64. 72.
    Kate Bowler on faith, cancer and the prosperity gospel. Ep. 10105/03/2019
    33:19
  65. 73.
    Jesuitical’s 100th episode: This time, Ashley, Olga and Zac answer the questions04/26/2019
    38:27
  66. 74.
    Should Catholics care about what happens at the Vatican? Ep. 9904/05/2019
    34:27
  67. 75.
    Meet the two teens who started a feminist club at their all-boys Catholic school. Ep. 9803/29/2019
    33:13
  68. 76.
    Meet the evangelical pastor who spoke with Pope Francis (twice). Ep 9703/22/2019
    48:01
  69. 77.
    Marquette’s Markus Howard is changing the way athletes talk about mental health. Ep. 9603/15/2019
    26:44
  70. 78.
    Meet Mireille Twayigira: Rwandan Refugee, Doctor, Education Advocate. Ep. 9503/08/2019
    38:32
  71. 79.
    The Catholic nun stories that haven’t gone viral (yet). Ep. 9403/01/2019
    33:25
  72. 80.
    What in the hell? How Vinson Cunningham imagines the afterlife. Ep. 9302/22/2019
    41:47
  73. 81.
    Will the sex abuse crisis ever end? Ep. 9202/15/2019
    35:52
  74. 82.
    How do we talk about consent on Catholic campuses? Ep. 9102/08/2019
    36:31
  75. 83.
    Live from Australia: How young Catholics are changing the church (also kangaroos). Ep. 9002/01/2019
    37:09
  76. 84.
    How the New Wave Feminists are changing the conversation around abortion01/18/2019
    35:06
  77. 85.
    The Catholic Church has a leadership problem. Lay people can help.01/11/2019
    43:59
  78. 86.
    Sister Helen Prejean fought the death penalty—and won. Ep. 8712/14/2018
    40:12
  79. 87.
    Thinking about your death will make you a better Catholic Ep. 8612/07/2018
    34:43
  80. 88.
    Juan Carlos Cruz: the survivor who changed the pope’s mind on sex abuse. Ep. 8511/30/2018
    36:09
  81. 89.
    Catholic women are leaving the church. This group wants them to lead it. Ep. 8411/16/2018
    30:40
  82. 90.
    How Catholics influence U.S. politics Ep. 8311/09/2018
    32:24
  83. 91.
    You have to visit the border to understand the migrant caravan. Ep. 8211/02/2018
    34:12
  84. 92.
    A good Catholic meddles in politics (and votes in the Midterms) Ep. 8110/26/2018
    30:45
  85. 93.
    Christians have been in Iraq for thousands of years. They might all be gone soon.10/19/2018
    47:43
  86. 94.
    Haley Stewart’s Catholic guide to living simply. Ep. 7910/12/2018
    36:16
  87. 95.
    Lakota and Catholic: Jesuit education on the Pine Ridge Reservation10/05/2018
    34:51
  88. 96.
    A survivor of sex abuse on how the church can help victims. Ep.7709/28/2018
    38:43
  89. 97.
    Stephanie Saldaña on love, loss and memory in the Middle East09/21/2018
    38:25
  90. 98.
    Synod on Youth preview: How will we keep young people in the church?09/14/2018
    32:01
  91. 99.
    "I can't date Jesus": A conversation with Michael Arceneaux08/31/2018
    34:32
  92. 100.
    We don’t use religious words anymore. That’s a problem.08/24/2018
    38:15
  93. 101.
    Julio Ricardo Varela on being the only Latino (rebel) in a room. Ep. 7208/17/2018
    39:57
  94. 102.
    The one where two of the Jesuitical hosts get engaged. Ep. 7108/10/2018
    41:17
  95. 103.
    What does Catholic architecture look like in the 21st century? Ep. 7007/20/2018
    22:37
  96. 104.
    Why you (yes you) should care about theology. Ep. 6907/13/2018
    17:41
  97. 105.
    Questioning the Bible just might help you fall in love with it. Ep. 6806/29/2018
    41:14
  98. 106.
    The untold history of black nuns in the United States Ep. 6706/22/2018
    37:30
  99. 107.
    How living in L’Arche made Jeremy McLellan a better person (and funnier comedian). Ep. 6606/15/2018
    31:28
  100. 108.
    What Mario Lopez learned about his Catholic faith in the Holy Land. Ep. 6506/08/2018
    33:30
  101. 109.
    Fighting Islamophobia with social justice comedy. Ep. 6406/01/2018
    37:18
  102. 110.
    Meet Cyrus Habib: the most interesting Catholic politician in Washington (State) Ep. 6305/25/2018
    48:50
  103. 111.
    Ross Douthat is worried about Pope Francis’ leadership. Should we be, too?05/18/2018
    46:01
  104. 112.
    What makes a good "Christian" movie? Ep. 6105/11/2018
    39:57
  105. 113.
    Wajahat Ali reminds U.S. Catholics of their own history of discrimination. Ep. 6005/04/2018
    49:06
  106. 114.
    From alcoholism and agnosticism to converting to Catholicism: a conversation on faith with Mary Karr Ep. 5904/27/2018
    42:26
  107. 115.
    Have we reached a turning point in the gun control debate?04/20/2018
    42:43
  108. 116.
    The (Catholic) Science Guy Ep. 5704/13/2018
    41:02
  109. 117.
    Sarah Silverman on whether hell exists and why she loves the Jesuits Ep. 5604/06/2018
    37:34
  110. 118.
    Live from Loyola University Chicago Ep. 5503/30/2018
    51:39
  111. 119.
    The making of a Papal Ninja Warrior Ep. 5403/23/2018
    26:23
  112. 120.
    So we interviewed our boss Ep. 5303/16/2018
    50:48
  113. 121.
    How ESPN’s Joe Lunardi invented bracketology Ep. 5203/09/2018
    32:08
  114. 122.
    Think you’re not a poetry person? Let Elizabeth Acevedo change your mind. Ep. 5103/02/2018
    40:57
  115. 123.
    Why do we let ‘good manners’ get in the way of prayer? Ep 5002/23/2018
    42:44
  116. 124.
    An Unorthodox celebration of our one year (liturgical) anniversary E. 4902/16/2018
    46:53
  117. 125.
    The case against hot takes Ep. 4802/09/2018
    33:46
  118. 126.
    A conversation on why Catholics need to dialogue with Muslims Ep. 4702/02/2018
    33:54
  119. 127.
    Is it possible to blend yoga and Catholicism? Ep. 4601/26/2018
    41:00
  120. 128.
    What do (Catholic) women want? Ep. 45 01/19/2018
    48:10
  121. 129.
    One thing you can do to support migrants and refugees. Ep. 4401/12/2018
    35:28
  122. 130.
    What’s it like being Catholic at The New York Times? Ep. 4312/22/2017
    27:06
  123. 131.
    Kirsten Powers worked for Bill Clinton and Fox News. She has some thoughts on sexual harassment. Ep 4212/15/2017
    30:53
  124. 132.
    When your favorite Jesuit moonlights as a model. Ep. 4112/08/2017
    20:23
  125. 133.
    Black catholics are the past and future of the U.S. church Ep. 4012/01/2017
    32:48
  126. 134.
    Thanksgiving special: A look at Jesuit basketball Ep. 3911/24/2017
    16:28
  127. 135.
    What is Hipster Catholicism? Ep. 3811/17/2017
    38:49
  128. 136.
    Live, from D.C., it’s Jesuitical! Ep. 3711/10/2017
    36:18
  129. 137.
    Sister Simone Campbell on Paul Ryan, religious life, and the political issues driving her crazy right now Ep. 3610/27/2017
    37:49
  130. 138.
    Do you know why you’re Catholic? Ep. 3510/20/2017
    40:59
  131. 139.
    Catholic feminism is not an oxymoron Ep 3410/13/2017
    37:25
  132. 140.
    Matt Maher: Jesuit spirituality could save the world Ep. 3310/06/2017
    40:32
  133. 141.
    How one Jesuit grad is building Tiny Homes to end chronic homelessness Ep 3209/29/2017
    33:34
  134. 142.
    Audrey Assad on doubt, social justice and mysticism—plus an exclusive album sneak peek Ep 3109/22/2017
    42:28
  135. 143.
    Father James Martin: The right way to pray is whatever works best for you. Ep. 3009/15/2017
    45:35
  136. 144.
    You need to pay attention to hip-hop if you’re religious. Here’s why. Ep. 2909/08/2017
    32:37
  137. 145.
    Maps, they don’t love you like I love you. Ep. 2809/01/2017
    37:47
  138. 146.
    What makes a Catholic guy, The Catholic Guy? Ep. 2708/25/2017
    44:53
  139. 147.
    Is there a right (or wrong) time for millennials to have kids? Ep. 2608/18/2017
    39:11
  140. 148.
    Remembering Michael Brown and Ferguson with Rev. Broderick Greer. Ep. 2508/11/2017
    34:48
  141. 149.
    Why can’t there be a magazine out there that doesn’t make women feel terrible? Ep. 2408/04/2017
    38:30
  142. 150.
    Working out for the body of a god? What about the body of a convict? Ep. 2307/28/2017
    36:58
  143. 151.
    ‘The Keepers’ isn’t easy to watch. Here’s why you should anyway. Ep. 2207/21/2017
    43:34
  144. 152.
    Who goes on dates anymore? Ep. 2107/14/2017
    41:07
  145. 153.
    Independence Day: Sharing in sin, success and beer. Ep. 2007/07/2017
    29:49
  146. 154.
    Making it in the (secular) (white) media as a Catholic Latina. Ep. 1906/30/2017
    33:53
  147. 155.
    If you’re so depressed you can’t get off the floor, how can you get into the confessional? Ep 1806/23/2017
    35:03
  148. 156.
    Fr. James Martin: L.G.B.T Catholics have been treated like dirt. We can do better. Ep. 1706/16/2017
    46:47
  149. 157.
    News Cycle Survival 101 with an NPR reporter. Ep. 1606/09/2017
    45:09
  150. 158.
    God and War Stories. Ep. 1506/02/2017
    34:21
  151. 159.
    Some Catholics and a Rabbi Walk into a Podcast Studio Ep. 1405/26/2017
    34:38
  152. 160.
    Stop, cooperate and listen: Ep 1305/19/2017
    39:16
  153. 161.
    From Elvis to Queen Bey, Finding God in All Tunes. Ep. 1205/12/2017
    38:18
  154. 162.
    My Big Fat Very Catholic Dream Wedding. Ep. 1105/05/2017
    40:35
  155. 163.
    We choose life: Arkansas, Nebraska and the death penalty. Ep 1004/28/2017
    38:35
  156. 164.
    Jesus is risen. And so are our glasses. Ep. 904/21/2017
    34:52
  157. 165.
    It’s all Good… Friday. Ep. 804/14/2017
    37:35
  158. 166.
    Disney Kids 4eva - Bonus Episode (Featuring our moms)04/06/2017
    7:54
  159. 167.
    Be our guest! Ep: 603/31/2017
    27:16
  160. 168.
    Busted Brackets and the Jesuit Elite Eight - Bonus Extra03/25/2017
    6:35
  161. 169.
    Is Pope Francis subtweeting Donald Trump? Ep. 503/24/2017
    35:51
  162. 170.
    The Jesuit Guide to March Madness. Ep: 403/17/2017
    30:18
  163. 171.
    A woman’s place is in the…Vatican? Ep: 303/10/2017
    27:28
  164. 172.
    Being undocumented in Donald Trump’s America. Ep: 203/03/2017
    23:15
  165. 173.
    Father James Martin on what makes a good Lent. Also, our pilot.03/01/2017
    29:34

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