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 10, 2018 — The Superior General of the Society of Jesus, (Jesuits), the Very Rev. Father Arturo Sosa, SJ, has appointed Fr. Erik Oland, SJ, as the first Provincial of the new Jesuit Province of Canada, effective July 31, 2018
March 14, 2018 — The celebration will begin with a Mass at The Church of The Good Shepherd, 21 Simonston Blvd, Thornhill, Ontario at 5:00 pm. Following the Mass, there will be a pre-dinner reception at 6:30 pm.