News
Jesuit Father Peter Bisson
What Does Lent Mean to Me?

March 22, 2017 — During Lent, Father Peter Bisson, SJ, provincial of the Jesuits’ English Canada Province, usually makes it a point to spend more time with the street people he passes on his way to work.

He says this comes in part from his pilgrimage as a Jesuit novice when he lived on the street and panhandled — and his gratitude for the people who would stop and talk with him. “I try to pass the favor back.”

This year, Fr. Bisson is also going to spend time with Pope Francis’ talk to Jesuits at General Congregation 36 and the three points the pope stressed: seek consolation in the cross and resurrection; try to notice Jesus crucified in people’s suffering; and try and do the good thing in a good spirit.

 




Recent News

August 15, 2017 – Today marks the centennial of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero, who was assassinated for speaking out on behalf of the poor and oppressed in El Salvador.

Aug. 14, 2017 — An astronomer, Br. Consolmagno views the eclipse as an opportunity for millions of people to step back from everyday concerns and appreciate the universe.

August 2, 2017 — Today marks the feast of St. Peter Faber, SJ, one of the original seven members of the Society of Jesus.

July 31, 2017 — Today, July 31, is the feast day of St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus who passed away 459 years ago on this day in the year 1556.

July 25, 2017 — Father Michael Czerny, SJ told a conference at the UN, migrants are seeking the “minimal conditions” of human dignity and integral and sustainable development.

July 25, 2017 — The path to reconciliation between Canada and its First Nations’ people will ultimately be a long journey.

July 25, 2017 — Free, online access to some of the most foundational scholarly publications and sources about the Society of Jesus is now available

view all news

Search news

Publications

Jesuit (Summer 2017)

OpenSpace (Jun 2017)

CJI Mission News



Loyola House / Ignatius Jesuit Centre
Built in 1964, Loyola House in Guelph, ON has welcomed over 60,000 people of all faiths to deepen ...