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
April 20, 2017 – More than 30 people, comprised of Indigenous, Jesuit, English and French Canadian paddlers, will embark on a month-long, 850-kilometre canoe trip July 21 in response to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
April 27, 2017 – Father Michael Czerny, whom Pope Francis chose as one of two undersecretaries of the Migrants and Refugee Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development talks, about Pope Francis’ emphasis on real help for those in need.
April 4, 2017 — Jesuit Father Michael Czerny told a conference organized by the Alliance against Trafficking in Persons, that each year, millions of children are subjected to the horrors of trafficking as leaders across the world still attempt to come up with an effective solution.