Patrick Saint-Jean is a Jesuit Regent, member of the Jesuit Midwest Province. He graduated from undergraduate education at the Universite Victor Segalen de Bordeaux in France and received his graduate degree in Psychoanalysis from the Parisian Ecole Lacanienne de Psychanalyse in Paris and his PsyD from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Dr. Saint-Jean has studied, conducted research and worked in various countries. He completed his theological studies at Catholic Theological union in Chicago in 2019, and now he is teaching psycholology at work as therapist at Creighton University. 

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Josephine Baker's life asks Catholics to imagine new ways to respect all — especially Black women

Commentary: Nearly 50 years after her death, Josephine Baker has a message for us as American Catholics: Her life asks us to examine the road we've taken and challenges us to consider where we want to go in the future.

Book Review

How Ignatius of Loyola can help us break through the barrier of racism

"[Racism] separates our own hearts from connection with the true God, the God of Love and Life," Jesuit Regent Patrick Saint Jean writes in a new book. "The work of antiracism requires that we work at both levels: fighting the external social forces while at the same time we rearrange our own internal priorities."


Oh, God of justice, come to our aid

Commentary: When people are hungry for justice, when Black people have a sense of helplessness, when they feel that they have nothing to lose, they will be ready to go all in, just to find a simple natural food: justice.