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. Read more
January 29, 2016 — For gymnasts it might be a twisting tumble, for astrologers a star, for politicians a sandwich. But for Jesuit ecologist Fr. John McCarthy that ultimate accolade — confirmation of a lifetime of scientific research — is to have a lichen named after him. Read more
Father Laurier Crosbie Harvey died peacefully on January 13, 2016 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital. He was in his 91st year of life and was a Jesuit for 60 years. Fr. Laurier is remembered for his extensive missionary work in India and Siberia.
Father Donald Beaudois died peacefully on December 8, 2015 at Rene Goupil House, Pickering, ON. He was in his 90th year and in religious life for 70 years. Fr. Beaudois was a well-respected teacher, pastor, and administrator.
Father John O’Brien, (Jack), died on November 7, 2015 at Rene Goupil House in Pickering, ON in the 92nd year of his life and 71st year of religious life. Fr. "Jack" is remembered for his extensive work and recognition in communications and education.
CJI Mission News
Jesuit (Winter 2016)
Jesuit Chris Farrell explores how he uses his talents as a Jesuit
The past and the future of the Canadian Jesuit mission are explored.
Fr. John Sullivan discusses his journey to the Jesuit priesthood and parish ministry.
Jesuit scholastic Artur Suski explains the goal of the Examen, a prayer technique from the Spiritual Exercises developed by the founder of the Jesuits, St. Ignatius of Loyola.
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St. Ignatius Parish
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