July 11, 2016 — The culmination in June 2015 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), brought the situation of Indigenous peoples to the forefront of Canada’s national agenda.
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July 11, 2016 — On June 22 Canada’s Jesuits gathered in Toronto with First Nations people to make a sort of examination of conscience focused on the relationship between Jesuits and Canadian aboriginal people — a relationship which stretches back to 1611.
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July 6, 2016 —The Ignatian Spirituality Project has helped change the lives of those experiencing homelessness; in a new book, retreatants share their stories and the power of faith.
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June 29, 2016 — If you didn’t know better, you might think that somebody photoshopped the picture of Fr. Larry Kroker, SJ. It shows the priest in a Roman collar, sporting a large ceremonial headdress, brightly colored and flowing with eagle feathers. The image might seem a little incongruous, but it’s real.
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In Memoriam
Father Joseph Wang died peacefully on July 15, 2016 at the Toronto General Hospital. He was in his 83rd year and in religious life for 64 years. Originally from China, he spent many years in BC doing pastoral ministry.

Fr. Michael Lapierre died peacefully on April 4, 2016, at René Goupil House in Pickering. He was in his 101st year and in religious life for 82 years. Fr. Michael served as a professor of theology at Regis College for a half-century.

Father Laurier Crosbie Harvey died peacefully on January 13, 2016 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital. He was in his 91st year of life and was a Jesuit for 60 years. Fr. Laurier is remembered for his extensive missionary work in India and Siberia.


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