Kevin O'Brien


Kevin O’Brien, a Jesuit priest, is Vice President for Mission and Ministry at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of the award-winning book, "The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius in Daily Life."

Stories by Kevin O'Brien
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Heaven Is for Now: 5 Ways to Experience Eternity Today

According to the Christian tradition, heaven doesn’t just happen when we die — it starts today. Here are five ways to experience heaven in the here and now.

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Why Catholics See the Bible Differently than Protestants

The story behind the Catholic approach to Scripture.

Why celibacy is right for me

(Simon Brubaker/THE WASHINGTON POST) There has been much talk recently about priestly celibacy. Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s new … Continued

How to keep the faith on campus

Sept. 22, 2010Prospective students leave the undergraduate admissions building to take a tour of Georgetown University campus in Northwest Washington. … Continued

Prince George and the pope

Twice this year, millions of people stared at a set of closed doors, waiting. In March, we waited for the … Continued

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How to become a saint

When he canonizes John XXIII and John Paul II, Pope Francis affirms with the highest authority that these two servants are enjoying life with God in heaven.