René Goupil House – Pickering, ON
For those Jesuits who cannot live independently, the Province provides 24-hour care in the Infirmary. This is a 24-bed facility, located in Pickering, Ontario. There is professional nursing care, dietician, therapists, volunteer coordinator, etc.
Average annual subsidy from the Province: $1,500,000
Support for Communities
Many elderly Jesuits continue to live in various communities across the country. Although they are unable to work daily in the apostolate, they do not require extensive medical attention or round-the-clock care. Because the support of these men can be a financial burden on communities with limited revenues, the Province provides a subsidy for them.
Average annual subsidy per man: $24,000
Total cost to the Province: approx. $340,000