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Canadian Jesuit Father Michael Lapierre Celebrates 100th Birthday

Jesuit Father Michael Lapierre, Canada’s oldest Jesuit, turns 100 years old on May 2. Born in Chapeau, Allumette Island, Quebec, Fr. Lapierre was 19 with one year at the University of Ottawa under his belt when he turned up in Guelph, Ontario, to enter the Jesuit novitiate in 1934.

A Journey into Exile

This simulation exercise allows participants to experience what a refugee goes through when he must flee his country. Obviously, it is impossible to really know what a refugee experiences until we actually become one.

The Sacred Heart: How Did Jesus Love?

This week is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This feast, whose origins date back to the XVIIth century, gives us the opportunity to meditate on how Jesus expressed his love. It was also an occasion for the Jesuits of Canada to consecrate their Toronto offices on June 25.

A pilgrimage close to home: Martyrs’ Shrine

The most famous pilgrimage in the Christian world right now is the Camino de Santiago de Compostela across northern Spain. However, there is also a pilgrimage just as challenging, a lot less expensive, and just as transformational, is right in our backyard.

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