On May 24, Matthew Livingstone, SJ was ordained to the priesthood and Gregory Kennedy, SJ, Joseph Koczera, SJ, and Boniface Mbouzao, SJ to the diaconate, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Toronto. The Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa presided at the ordination liturgy.
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With great joy and gratitude, the Jesuits welcomed this summer thirteen new novices who entered the Society of Jesus; five in Canada and eight in Haiti. The novices have just completed their first period of probation. We thank God for the great blessing of their vocation to the Society.
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