Eric Clayton

Eric A. Clayton is the award-winning author of My Life with the Jedi: The Spirituality of Star Wars and Cannonball Moments: Telling Your Story, Deepening Your Faith. He is the deputy director for communications at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States. Follow his writing at and sign up for his Substack at  

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What 'Bluey' teaches us about times of spiritual desolation

Sigmund Freud and CS Lewis model accompaniment in 'Freud's Last Session'

Disney's 'Wish' speaks to our God-given desires

The hit show 'The Bear' is more Catholic than it realizes

'Star Trek: Picard' reminds us why we 'go boldly'

Apple TV+'s new comedy 'Shrinking' is an Easter story

25 years after 'Willow,' the sequel series calls us to be our truest selves

Less 'what' and more 'why' in sharing the faith

'Spirited' reminds us we're never unredeemable

'Star Wars: Andor' shows us hope in the darkness

Darkness of 'Rings of Power' provides lessons for our spiritual lives

5 ways sharing your story can deepen your faith

Touching a melting glacier brought climate change to my fingertips

Concerning mermaids, princesses and God

The redemption of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

Let's expand our imaginations this Father's Day

Building 'Star Wars' Legos and sharing God's vision

What can 'The Book of Boba Fett' teach Catholics about mystery and intimacy?

4 months before her death, Nana bought my infant daughter a gift. Here's what it taught us about transcendent love.

'Space Jam: A New Legacy' shows us why we should fear algorithms