Two new members join the Jesuits’ communications team
March 29, 2019 — Last Monday, the Jesuits of Canada welcomed two new members: José Sánchez, as Director of Communications for the province, and Fannie Dionne, as Communications Officer.
José is a journalist, communications and marketing professional from Venezuela. In addition to working in communications, José is completing a Master in Theological Studies at Regis College in Toronto. He is also coordinator of a ministry at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Toronto, and has more than 10 years of experience in working with technology startups.
Fannie knew the Jesuit Archives of Canada best because she spent several days there as part of her master's degree in French literature, a research project at McGill University and her doctorate in history, which she is currently completing. She is also an editor for several blogs such as GradLife McGill and TPL Moms.
July 11, 2019 — This year, the Manresa Spiritual Center is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Many things have changed since the first laymen retreats in Toronto in 1925 and the foundation of Manresa in 1949, including the addition of retreats for women and for members of Alcoholics Anonymous.
July 9, 2019 — This second part of the Praying With the Preferences series focuses on the first two Apostolic Preferences: showing the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment; as well as walking with the poor and the outcasts of this world.
July 8, 2019 — The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice is very pleased to welcome two new, full-time staff members: Mark Hathaway as Associate Director and Victoria Blanco as Office and Program Manager.
June 28, 2019 — This week is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This feast, whose origins date back to the XVIIth century, gives us the opportunity to meditate on how Jesus expressed his love. It was also an occasion for the Jesuits of Canada to consecrate their Toronto offices on June 25.
June 28, 2019 — Last week, Pope Francis reiterated the importance of inclusion in the world of education, using the Fe y Alegría model as an example. This exhortation is a recurring theme in the Pope's speeches and is in line with a call for renewal in education which dates back to 1965.