October 19, 2016 — It’s been a whirlwind few days for Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, newly elected leader of the Society of Jesus. In each moment since his election, Fr. Sosa has emphasized one thing: that Jesuits need audacity to seek not only “the improbable, but the impossible.”
October 14, 2016 — Safe, dry and well fed on a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend in Toronto was an awful feeling for Haitian Jesuits cut off from their families as their island nation staggers back to its feet.
October 12, 2016 — This Friday, the 212 electors meeting in Rome for the Jesuits’ General Congregation 36 will choose their new leader, the man who will serve as superior general of the largest religious order of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church.
October 4, 2016 — The Jesuits in English Canada join other Catholic institutions around the world to announce they are divesting from fossil fuel extraction, making this the largest faith-based divestment announcement.
September 21, 2016 — In the 476-year history of the Society of Jesus, there have been 30 Superiors General of the order better known as the Jesuits. By contrast, with a history just half as long, the United States has elected 43 presidents.
September 29, 2016 — After two and a half years of planning and preparation, Gonzaga Middle School (GMS) opened its doors to its first Grade 6 class this September becoming the second Jesuit endorsed Nativity-model school in Canada.
September 9, 2016 — "If you’re not Roman Catholic, how can you be a Jesuit?” I hear it often. Like a fish in water, many Catholics grow up surrounded by a Church they know and love, without reflecting on what makes the Church the Church.
August 23, 2016 — Declaring their commitment to the Society of Jesus in front of friends and family, 32 Jesuit novices in Canada, the United States and Haiti professed first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience earlier this month.
August 22, 2016 — From a young age, Fr. Helewa learned to pray and love the Church. The Spiritual Exercises helped him mature in the growing awareness of God’s presence in his life. He considers his first religious vows as gifts to the Church with a sense of Jesus’ life and values.