Father Jack Hall died peacefully on March 14, 2019 at the Jesuit Infirmary in Pickering, Ontario. He was in his 73rd year and was in religious life for 45 years. His care for the Society and the Church was genuine; his storytelling brought raucous laughter on his part.
March 15, 2019 — Dr. Nadia Delicata has just been appointed Episcopal Delegate for the Evangelisation of the Archdiocese of Malta by Mgr Charles J. Scicluna. This is the highest position ever held by a woman in the archdiocese.
March 15, 2019 — Film maker Kevin Moynihan, with the financial help the Jesuits and a number of other religious orders, has produced a documentary on the residential schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
March 14, 2019 — The Province of Canada has just created a Service for Common Discernment to assist Jesuit missions and apostolates, but also other organizations that would like to use it in their community discernment efforts.
March 14, 2019 —The famous Jesuit theologian Christoph Theobald will be teaching in Montreal next week. From March 22 to 24, he will give a lecture at the Dominican Pastoral Institute, a teaching inspired by his book Urgences pastorales (Pastoral Emergencies).
March 8, 2019 — This collective work is the initiative of some twenty French-speaking women theologians, Protestants and Catholics from Europe, Africa and Quebec. In twelve powerful texts, these theologians offer us a feminist reading of certain passages of the Bible that speak of women.
Father Remi Limoges died peacefully on 7 March at Rene Goupil House, Pickering. He was in his 94th year and in his 74th year of religious life. Remi was a great reader and would gladly engage in good conversation. He was a wise counselor.
March 6, 2019 — With Lent comes the beginning of the lean days of the liturgical calendar, after the excesses of the table, the fat feasts and the well-drunk evenings of the carnival and the Mardi Gras. Why not take advantage of Lent to refrain completely from eating meat, not even fish or seafood?
March 5, 2019 — On February 20th, the simulation exercise A Journey in Exile, created by the Jesuit Refugee Service - Canada, was officially launched. Elizabeth Koessler had a taste of the exercise. She gives us her testimony.
March 1, 2019 — On March 12, the Centre justice et foi will hold an evening of reflection on the political crises that have shaken Latin America in recent months, between worsening socio-economic inequalities, migratory waves, the rise of authoritarian regimes, and threats to human rights.
February 27, 2019 — The Jesuits of Canada have just released a document of reflection and ecclesial conversion on the difficult issue of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. This document invites Jesuit communities and works in Canada to a "profound ecclesial conversion".
February 25, 2019 — UPDATED STORY: Pope Francis concluded the four-day "Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church" with 190 Catholic bishops on Sunday, vowing that the church will "decisively confront" the abuse of minors.
February 22, 2019 — We Jesuits of Haiti, will do our duty to contact our natural partners as well as other sectors of national life and to propose and think together a space from which we could reflect on the real mechanisms of this dialogue.
February 20, 2019 — On January 25, our companion Father John Meehan, SJ was interviewed (in French) by Jean-Philippe Trottier on Radio VM's En dialogue program. Here are some highlights from what he said.