April 20, 2018 — Canadian Jesuit Deacon Adam Hincks was one of the first people in the world to read Pope Francis’ latest apostolic exhortation, a distinction that isn’t lost on the 36-year-old astrophysicist. Read more
April 10, 2018 — The Superior General of the Society of Jesus, (Jesuits), the Very Rev. Father Arturo Sosa, SJ, has appointed Fr. Erik Oland, SJ, as the first Provincial of the new Jesuit Province of Canada, effective July 31, 2018 Read more
Father Alex Kirsten, died on January 17, 2018 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, ON.He was in his 70th year and in religious life for 47 years.Fr. Kirsten served multiple ministries including the Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, ON and the René Goupil House in Pickering, ON.
Father Frederick Power died peacefully on November 2, 2017 at René Goupil House, in Pickering, ON. He was in his 94th year and in religious life for 75 years. Fr. "Fred" spent 56 years promoting devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Father William Francis Ryan, SJ died in Pickering. He was in his 92nd year and in religious life for 73 years. Fr. "Bill" is well known for his works in social justice. The scope of his involvement in justice issues makes for staggering reading.
OpenSpace (Apr 2018)
CJI Mission News
The Pope Video - May 2018
Jesuit Chris Farrell explores how he uses his talents as a Jesuit.
Fr. Bill Clarke discusses the challenges and joys of the Jesuit priesthood.
Jesuit Artur Suski explains the Examen prayer.
The Society of Jesus - Serving the Catholic Church for the greater glory of God.
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The Martyrs’ Shrine is the National Shrine to the Canadian Martyrs. The Shrine honours the eight Jesuit Saints who lived, worked, and died here over 350 years ago.