Jesuits’ Relations Magazine Recognized for Excellence
April 19, 2016 —
The French Canada Jesuit Province’s Relations
been awarded the Lyse-Daniels 2016 Excellence Award from Impératif
français. The award is presented annually to individuals or organizations contributing
to the promotion of French language and culture.
is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, is published by the Centre
justice et foi (Center for Justice and Faith) in Montreal, which was founded by
the Society of Jesus. Through its articles, the magazine works to promote a
just society by taking a critical look at the social, cultural, economic,
political and religious issues of our time.
In awarding the
prize, the jury highlighted Relations’ outstanding contribution “to research
regarding social, political and cultural issues that preoccupy society. Through
the quality and the intellectual rigor of its articles, it fosters the cause of
The award also
noted that “the magazine offers critical reflections on issues and events that
emerge on the international scene. In every issue, Relations opens a window on
what is happening in the world.”
Jean-Claude Ravet, editor-in-chief of Relations, attended the awards ceremony
in Gatineau, Québec, on March 20. [Source: Relations]
Father Demetrius MICHAILIDÈS died at the Richelieu infirmary on the evening of June 25. He had joined the Jesuit community at the Richelieu residence in July 2016. He taught dogmatic theology at the Université Saint-Joseph in Beirut, as well as in Belgium and New York.
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June 15, 2020 — Fr. Grégoire Le Bel, SJ, set up a coworking space in collaboration with a group of young people, first taking one office, then another, and finally an entire space designed according to the needs of these entrepreneurs.