The plebiscite overwhelmingly concluded that the Community should be responsible to decide on the action that should be taken to resolve the issue regarding Fr. Leon Lajoie’s remains. The Jesuits are grateful to everyone, including the media for their patience while this critical vote was pending.
October 5, 2021.- In recent months, the Catholic Church in Canada has been reeling from the news regarding the discovery of undocumented Residential School grave sites in Western Canada. It is under these tragic circumstances that we were distressed to learn of reports of abuse by Fr. Léon Lajoie, S.J. while he served as a parish priest in Kahnawá:ke. The Jesuits have conducted a thorough …
William Mbilinyi, SJ, professed first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience last August 16, 2020 at the Villa Saint Martin in Montreal.