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.
Outgoing Director of Martyrs’ Shrine honoured
December 17, 2015 — After five years as director of the Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ontario, Jesuit Father Bernard Carroll, SJ, is retiring from the role, effective mid-February. More than 100 people in the community, including community leaders and politicians, came to wish farewell to Fr. Carroll, on December 14.