Catholics and Sport in a Global Context: Introduction -“Introduction,” pp. 1-13. special issue of the journal Religion and Society, “Catholics and Sport in a Global Context,” Patrick Kelly, SJ ed. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center...
Catholic Perspectives on Sports: From Medieval to Modern Times (Paulist Press, 2012) “Kelly has broken fresh ground in Catholic theology.” Theological Studies “The most innovative study.” Revue d’Histoire Ecclesiastique, Louvain “It would be a great...
Five hundred years ago today, Ignatius of Loyola’s leg was hit by a cannonball, which led to his own personal conversion and a dramatic change...Read More "Ignatius and the cannonball – start of the Ignatian Year"
I was very saddened to hear the news today of my dear friend Fr. Sushil Sah SJ's death in Patna, India. His burial was this...Read More "Death of Fr. Sushil Sah, SJ in Patna, India"
Happy St. Patrick's Day! In this brief video I share some reflections about the life of St. Patrick and his relevance for our times....Read More "Reflections on St. Patrick and his relevance for our times"
Pope Francis gave a lengthy, three part interview to La Gazetta dello Sport that has just been published (only in Italian). In one part of the...Read More "Pope Francis gives interview on sport, the meaning of winning and losing"
“When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” This saying came to...Read More "The president and professional athletes go head to head"