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 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.
Fr. Gavin died peacefully on the morning of Oct. 6, 2019, at René Goupil House, Pickering. He was in his 85th year and in his 65th year of religious life. He wrote a lasting memorial - Vol. 1 in the Jesuit History Series, Teachers of a Nation – Jesuits in English Canada 1842-2013.
October 10, 2019 — On October 5, Michael Czerny, SJ, was created cardinal by Pope Francis, along with 12 others. We joined him last Tuesday in Rome via teleconference and asked him some questions – all of which came directly from his Canadian colleagues.
October 10, 2019 — The path between a lay life and the last Jesuit vows is very lengthy (approximately 13 to 20 years!). Gilles Mongeau, SJ, who helped evaluate this process within the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, details how the five steps of Jesuit formation will tangibly change.
October 4, 2019 — The Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology has just released the new issue of its journal Promotio Iustititiae (PJ), which focuses on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and on Integral Ecology.
October 4, 2019 — The federal election campaign in Canada is in full swing. On October 21, citizens will have to choose between various platforms. This is why the Justice, Reconciliation and Ecology Commission of the Jesuit Province of Canada has prepared a document to encourage discernment and action.