Father William Francis Ryan, SJ died in Pickering. He was in his 92nd year and in religious life for 73 years. Fr. "Bill" is well known for his works in social justice. The scope of his involvement in justice issues makes for staggering reading.
Father Joseph Brennan died peacefully on August 28, 2017, at Darjeeling, India. He was in his 91st year and in religious life for 60 years. He had a special concern for the Adivasi (first Nation) people of the plains and spent virtually all of his Jesuit life in India.
July 24, 2017 — A group of Indigenous Peoples, non-Jesuits and Jesuits embarked on a 850-kilometre canoe pilgrimage from Midland, Ontario, on July 21, in response to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Father William German, SJ died after a short illness on July 4, 2017 in Pickering. Fr. German was 92 years old and had been a religious for 73 years. Fr. German’s sense of humour, friendliness, and open personality brought a humanity to those he encountered.
July 4, 2017 — The Jesuits in Britain invite you to join them in honouring the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola through a series of 31 daily messages of Ignatian inspiration and reflection throughout July.
June 16, 2017 — Canada’s Catholic bishops have pulled together a coalition of Christians, Muslims, Jews and others to try to keep people from starving to death in four terrorism-and-war-torn nations – South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen.