In this session, Sr. Priscilla Solomon, csj, and Fr. Peter Bisson, SJ, talk about their journey of reconciliation and how it marked their paths.
September 28, 2023, @ 7 pm (ET) FREE – ONLINE ON ZOOM Amidst pain and enduring scars faced by Indigenous like herself, Sr. Priscilla Solomon was at a crossroads in her 30s. While rooted in her Catholic faith, she was drawn to her Ojibway heritage. This journey became a dance of two spiritualities, enriching each other, …
1) How many residential schools were under the jurisdiction of the Jesuits? The Jesuits operated a school in Spanish, Ontario, whose identity and mission evolved over the years. We operated one school in Spanish, Ontario, whose identity and mission evolved over the years. The school and its evolution have been documented in Basil Johnston’s book …
Jeffrey Burwell, SJ reflects on his time this past Easter with a First Nation in Lac Brochet, Manitoba. His experiences of the Triduum in the far north reveal with clarity that the liturgies of Easter reflect a truth about God’s people.
Film maker Kevin Moynihan, with the financial help the Jesuits and a number of other religious orders, has produced a documentary on the residential schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
On January 25, our companion Father John Meehan, SJ was interviewed (in French) by Jean-Philippe Trottier on Radio VM’s En dialogue program. Here are some highlights from what he said.