The return of autumn is in full swing at the Gesù. It’s hot but very colourful.
Celebrating Montreal’s Churches
On Sept. 7, the Gesù was the site of the kick-off for the very first Journées des Églises montréalaises. A joint venture of the organization Passerelles and the Québec Council for Religious Patrimony, these days gave tourists and Montréal citizens alike the opportunity to discover or rediscover 27 exceptional churches in the metropolitan area, including of course the brilliant jewel that is the Gesù.
Red Bull Music Festival Montréal
On Sept. 19, the Gesù was humming with the rhythms of classical sounds and experimental creations by a trio “of Canadian experimental artists who push the boundaries: Kara-Lis Coverdale, Alex Zhang Hungtai and Sarah Davchi”, entitled Triptique. This unusual concert highlighted the Gesù’s Casavant/Guilbault-Thérien organ, inviting music lovers to a unique acoustic and musical experience as part of the Red Bull Music Festival Montréal.
The event caught the attention of Le Devoir which featured it on its front page on September 19, 2018.
May 16, 2019 — This past Saturday, May 11, the Jesuit Province of Canada celebrated the priestly ordination of Adam Douglas Hincks, SJ (Canada) and Edward Dawson Penton, SJ (Canada) and 5 diaconal ordinations at Saint Paul's Basilica in Toronto.
Father Gilles Morissette died in the evening of May 12, 2019, at the infirmary of Richelieu. He was in his 80th year and in religious life for 56 years. He devoted much of his time to spiritually accompanying people "who have been placed on his way".
May 16, 2019 — The magazines Relations and Au cœur du monde have just launched their new editions. These have us travlling to various places leading us to view the world in a critical and contemplative manner.
May 16, 2019 — From May 1 to 3, dozens of Directors of Apostolates gathered at the Villa St. Martin retreat centre in Montreal. They began to reflect about that very same question: how to start appropriating the UAP in our local Canadian contexts.
May 16, 2019 — The Jesuit Curia in Rome has just published a set of resources entitled: “Praying with the Preferences”, which provides seven documents to enable the reader not only to pray but to enter more deeply into the journey of renewal and conversion offered by the UAP.