TCC Video: Fr. James Martin’s Advice to Graduates “Lighten up!”

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“Lighten up! Don’t take yourselves so seriously.”

Fr. James Martin SJ recently gave the commencement address to Marquette’s class of 2014. In it he explains that joyhumor and laughter are essential to the spiritual life and one’s own relationship with God. “Don’t take yourselves so seriously.”  Watch the video here: James Martin’s Marquette 2014 Commencement Address 

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TCC Radio: Priest Lets Friend Choose His Sacrifice for Lent

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Fr. James Martin SJ

Since college, Fr. James Martin S.J has let his Jewish friend pick what he will be giving up for Lent. His friend picks some quirky things, so I’ve read that Fr. Martin gives up saying anything uncharitable about others in addition. Listen to the story on NPR here: Priest Lets Friend Choose His Sacrifice for Lent

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