Paolo Beltrame nSJ

Paolo Beltrame
Jesuit novice Paolo Beltrame gave up his career as an astrophysicist to join the Jesuits.  He tells his vocation story and reflects on faith and science.      Paolo Beltrame was born in Italy.  He studied Philosophy at University in Rome and went on to get an MSc in Particle Physics. He moved to Germany to study for a PhD in Particle Physics and then worked at CERN in Geneva, in Los Angeles and in Israel. Paolo was researching dark matter and teaching at...
Adoration of the magi tapestry by E Burne-Jones
Paolo Beltrame is a Jesuit novice who previously worked in astro-physics. He reflects on the connections between the gifts of the Magi and the life of the Jesuit novice.    Gold, frankincense and myrrh – three gifts that, gradually, entered our traditional celebration of Christmas, together with the story of the Wise Men, the Magi, and of the shooting star, or comet, or whatever it was.There might be a strong, even though invisible, connection between the route that the men...