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Ours: The Making and Unmaking of a Jesuit

It pleases the Jesuits to call themselves “Ours.” “Ours” were not to own property, were to regard the Superior as the instrument of the will of God and were to have as little as possible to do with Externs, all those who were not “One of Ours.” I am an Extern of long standing now, […]

Where Are My Other Twelve Minutes? 1990

I was recently interviewed in my office at New York University by someone working on a project about former Jesuits. He was a “former” something himself as I soon learned from the way he kept trying to insert his own petty anecdotes into my narrative. I fear I was rather short with him: I suggested […]