A cannonball moment with a homeless man

November 22, 2021 in Featured News, Featured Videos, The Ignatian Year

Sean O’Rourke, alumnus of Gonzaga College SJ, describes a cannonball moment from when he was sixteen. A homeless man at a shelter run by a Jesuit priest which he visited told him of the tremendous hardships of his life. Seeing the crucified Christ, the broken Christ in that man was transformative for Sean. Click on the link above to watch the video ».

The ‘cannonball’ video series is a global Jesuit initiative to commemorate the 500th anniversary when Saint Ignatius of Loyola was struck by a cannonball in Pamplona on 20 May 1521. Share the video on social media using #ignatius500