Fr. Paul R. Mueller, SJ
Fr. Paul R. Mueller, SJ

What has been the greatest grace of your Jesuit vocation?
The greatest grace of my Jesuit vocation has been being with Jesus at two different tables every day: at the table of the Eucharist and at the dinner table of my Jesuit community. When Jesus is present, people who otherwise wouldn’t even dream of eating together manage to sit down and enjoy a lively meal side-by-side: tax collectors and zealots, prostitutes and Pharisees, slave and free, Jew and Greek. At Jesus’ table, no one gets turned away. But be careful: if you sit down, by the end of the meal you will be changed. I am grateful to have been changed by the daily Mass and meal with Jesus and with my brother Jesuits and companions. Being at the table with Jesus daily fills me with energy and zeal to go forth to carry on His mission in this world — haltingly and sinfully, but with deep joy and hope.





Publications
Since St. Ignatius bought a printing press in 1556, the Jesuits have been involved in communications. Today the Society of Jesus publishes a number of award-winning journals and publications. Click below to access our latest issues.

America - 9/15/14

America - 9/1/14

America - 8/18/14





Creighton University Retreat Center
Located 45 miles east of Omaha, Neb., in rural Iowa, the Creighton University Retreat Center is situated on 154 wooded acres on the Nishnabotna River.