The annual weekend retreat for discerners at the site where saints and martyrs walked.
Ignatius of Loyola
Once a year the Society of Jesus invites men, ages 18-39 to come and spend a weekend in the Jesuit novitiate itself.
If discerning a vocation was simply a more holy version of making career choices there would be no need to talk about love. But for Jesuits, the conversation about a vocation is always a conversation about love. Over the last 30 years, spurred on by the Internet, this Jesuit conversation about love and vocations has …
On July 31, we will celebrate two special masses in honor of the Feast of Saint Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus.
The path between a lay life and the last Jesuit vows is very lengthy (approximately 13 to 20 years!). Gilles Mongeau, SJ, who helped evaluate this process within the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, details how the five steps of Jesuit formation will tangibly change.
November 1, 2019 — In a previous blog post, I wrote about the importance of looking after our inner lives, however frantic our professional, family, social or virtual worlds might become. Over the last couple of months I have started using Prie en Chemin (or in English, Pray as you go). I must admit, I fell instantly and completely in love with it.
September 12, 2019 — The Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, is currently planning the renewal of its formation process. Young Jesuits in the new province will be formed in such a way that the different learning components will be even more integrated.