Max Oliva, SJ

Max Oliva, SJ worked in Las Vegas for six years. The only Jesuit in the state of Nevada, his main ministry was called “Ethics In The Marketplace.” Now in Spokane, he has a continued involvement in Las Vegas, albeit on a part-time basis. His web site is found here - www.ethicsinthemarketplace.com


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    " , , according to Guardini, this is determined by the fact that human nature takes on a kind of nobility which is expressed by these statements: “What is, is. What is right, must be done.” I would add, “What has been proven to be accurate must be held to be true.”....

    "“Fine,” I replied, “be the most ethical atheist you can be.” I think he was trying to “get off the hook thinking only religious folks have to be ethical. Not so, morality and ethics apply to  everyone."...

    "“History says, Don’t hope  on this side of the grave.  But then, once in a lifetime the longed-for tidal wave of justice can rise up and hope and history rhyme.” (Seamus Heaney, Irish poet)"...

    "Jesus encourages us to fast but to do so as a prayer not as a way to impress others as to how “holy” we are. "...

    "n terms of Novum-U*, darkness exposes itself in an unwillingness to seek help, study, or give up bad habits; light appears in the desire to learn, to grow emotionally and spiritually, and to live a virtuous life."...

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