December 6, 2019 – Fr. Julien Harvey, SJ, was a great Jesuit intellectual from Quebec. Though he passed away in 1998, his ideas and ways of proceeding — refusing simplification, listening, dialoguing and concrete proposals — have proven to be prophetic. Read more
December 6, 2019 – Since the beginning of his papacy, Pope Francis has repeatedly come back to the importance of process and discernment in beginning a shift towards change and the transformation of the Church. Read more
November 29, 2019 – On my way to Rome, I was skeptical and critical. I thought to myself: here is another celebration to swell our ego and justify our helplessness. I was comforted by the idea that I would enjoy as a tourist. But I was surprised! Read more
November 29, 2019 – From November 9 to 14, 2019, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Canada team hosted its simulation exercise "A Journey in Exile" three times in three different locations. The exercise is a role-playing experience that puts participants in the shoes of a refugee. Read more
November 21, 2019 – Even as “a twenty-year-old for the fourth time,” Fr. Michel Lefebvre, SJ, is kept busy either sitting on the Board of Directors or performing marriages and baptisms for former students of the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, where he worked for over 45 years. Here are extracts from a moving interview.
November 21, 2019 – From November 4-8, more than 210 Jesuits and lay people, including experts and activists from 62 countries met to celebrate, review, renew and recommit to the social apostolate of the Society of Jesus. The Jesuits of Canada province was represented by Élisabeth Garant, Ambroise Gabriel, Jenny Cafiso and Anne-Marie Jackson. Read more
On November 25, in the early afternoon, Fr. Fernand Jutras, SJ passed away at the Richelieu infirmary. He was in his 78th and in religious life for 59 years. From 1971 to 2016, he carried out different ministries and professional activities in Montreal.
Fr. Chris Rupert died early on the morning of 16 October in the Supportive Care Unit at Lakeridge Hospital in Oshawa, ON. He was in his 83rd year and was a Jesuit for 60 years.Chris was a zealous priest who served for years in the Durham Region.
Father Larry Kroker died peacefully on October 6, 2019 at Rene Goupil House, Pickering. He was in his 80thth year and in religious life for 60 years. Larry took the gifts of Jesuit tradition and of the Exercises and offered them to the Indigenous people.
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The Pope Video - November 2019
Jesuit Chris Farrell explores how he uses his talents as a Jesuit.
Fr. Bill Clarke discusses the challenges and joys of the Jesuit priesthood.
Jesuit Artur Suski explains the Examen prayer.
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