James Martin, SJ

 James Martin, SJ

James Martin, SJ, is associate editor of America magazine and a prolific author, writer, and editor.

Articles by James Martin, SJ

  • A Homily of James Martin, SJ

    A Homily of James Martin, SJ, for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Cycle B, explores the Scripture, "Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat."

  • Celebrate the Lives of the Saints

    Why are more and more people interested in the saints? Find out why at LoyolaPress.com.

  • Don't Forget the Advent Saints!

    James Martin advises us not to forget the Advent saints. Explore the saints in December with articles and activities from Loyola Press.

  • Enjoy Advent!

    Get to know Advent as a time of waiting and cut back on the craziness of Christmas preparations. Fr. James Martin shares tips on how to get started enjoying Advent.

  • Laughing with the Saints

    Watch videos of Fr. James Martin describing how Catholic saints can encourage humor and foster laughter.

  • The Top 10 Movies about the Saints

    What are the top 10 movies about saints? Fr. James Martin, S.J., author of My Life with the Saints, chooses his favorite saints on the big screen.

  • Thomas Merton, a Man of Contradictions

    Thomas Merton was a man of contradictions. Read why Fr. James Martin is drawn to Thomas Merton because of the contradictions.

  • Un gran motivo para ser católico

    Hay más de diez mil santos y beatos reconocidos en la Iglesia Católica. Cada uno de ellos es un buen motivo para ser católico, son la muestra de que cuando un alma deja que Dios actúe puede llegar a los más altos grados de felicidad.

  • Weak Enough to Love God: St. Peter's Surprising Humanity

    Saint Peter’s humanity showed he was weak enough to love God. Read Fr. James Martin’s reflection on how Peter became one of the greatest saints.

  • What do All Saints Day and Halloween have in common?

    What's the connection between Halloween and All Saints Day? James Martin, SJ, best-selling author of My Life with the Saints, provides an educational and entertaining answer. Learn more at Loyola Press.

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