Author

James Martin

Catholic priest

James Martin, S.J., is a Catholic priest, culture editor of the national Catholic magazine America and the author of several books, including “My Life with the Saints,” “The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything,” and “Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life.” A frequent guest on “The Colbert Report,” he is also the “official chaplain” to the Colbert Nation.

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The Louisville Institute Pastoral Study Project Grant awards grants of up to $20,000 to support individual or collaborative study projects on Christian life, religious practices and institutions, and ideas for the church, communities or the world. Clergy, lay leaders and staff working in diverse Christian contexts in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply. Deadline is August 1.

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