Support Jesuit relief efforts in Ecuador
April 22, 2016 — On 16 April, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Ecuador. Well over 500 deaths and 8,000 injuries have been reported to date and there are still many people missing. There has been extensive damage to buildings, roads, and other infrastructure, including numerous Jesuit schools and social centres.
Pope Francis to Canonize Mother Teresa
March 15, 2016 — Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa on Sept. 4, in Rome later this year. This day is significant because it will be during the celebration of the Jubilee for volunteers and workers of mercy and Mother Theresa has come to be a symbol of God's mercy for the poor and discarded of this world.
Fr. Jeffrey Burwell, SJ, teaches young students in Winnipeg the meaning of Carpe Diem
March 7, 2016 — Technically a dead language, Latin is alive and well in Room 225 at St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba, where two dozen Catholic children decline nouns, conjugate verbs and build simple sentences.
A Church in War: Fr David Nazar, SJ, describes the role of the Church, Jesuits in Middle East conflict
February 2, 2016 — In a wide-ranging talk at Seattle University, Fr. David Nazar spoke about the geopolitical realities of the Middle East and how the Catholic Church is responding to the current crisis.