About PJ Jedlovec

PJ is a proud Catholic, born and bred in Huntsville, AL, where he gained a great love for baseball, good Southern food, and his Catholic faith. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a major in mathematics and economics and a minor in computer science, and he is now a mathematics PhD candidate at the University of Notre Dame. PJ's great passions in life include math, philosophy, theology, good conversations, and using all of the above for the greater glory of God.

Posts by PJ Jedlovec:


A Corpus Christi Reflection

There are a lot of things one could overemphasize while speaking about theology and the spiritual life. For example, it is possible to overemphasize the reality of hell and underemphasize God’s saving mercy, which may lead people to view life with a certain sort of despair or unhealthy fear. It is possible to overemphasize certain […]


Glory Conference 2012

I recently attended a four-day conference for Catholic college students called Glory Conference,  and the experience was, dare I say it, glorious. The conference was held with the goal of “uniting a generation to be fully alive,” which is quite a worthwhile goal, especially in light of St. Irenaeus’s assertion that “The glory of God is […]


Why Richard Dawkins Is Wrong About Faith

As spring semester is wrapping up here at Vanderbilt, I have taken to one of my favorite pastimes: watching Youtube debates on the existence of God. I am not sure exactly what it is that captivates me so much about these debates, which usually include notorious atheists like Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, or Richard Dawkins. […]


My Ten Favorite Things About Easter

As a sequel to my Lent top ten post, here is a list of my top ten favorite things about Easter: 1. Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia! We have heard this exchange so many times that sometimes we forget how truly powerful it is. Christ is risen INDEED! Christ really did die. Literally. And He really did […]

Top Ten Things to Do This Lent

Lent is finally here, and because it is a lot easier to make a list than actually arrange thoughts into paragraph form, here is my list of the top ten things you should do this Lent. So sit back, enjoy, and kindly ignore the fact that there are actually only nine items on this list. […]

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