October 19, 2016 — It’s been a whirlwind few days for Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, newly elected leader of the Society of Jesus. In each moment since his election, Fr. Sosa has emphasized one thing: that Jesuits need audacity to seek not only “the improbable, but the impossible.”
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October 15, 2016 — General Congregation 36 delegrates celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving at the Church of the Gesù.
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October 14, 2016 — Safe, dry and well fed on a beautiful Thanksgiving weekend in Toronto was an awful feeling for Haitian Jesuits cut off from their families as their island nation staggers back to its feet.
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October 12, 2016 — This Friday, the 212 electors meeting in Rome for the Jesuits’ General Congregation 36 will choose their new leader, the man who will serve as superior general of the largest religious order of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church.
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In Memoriam
Father Henry Nunn died on July 31, 2016 in Bangalore. He was in his 86th year and in religious life for 65 years. Fr. "Hank" spent many years overseas in India working and is well known for his accomplishments in psychotherapy.

Father Joseph Wang died peacefully on July 15, 2016 at the Toronto General Hospital. He was in his 83rd year and in religious life for 64 years. Originally from China, he spent many years in BC doing pastoral ministry.

Fr. Michael Lapierre died peacefully on April 4, 2016, at René Goupil House in Pickering. He was in his 101st year and in religious life for 82 years. Fr. Michael served as a professor of theology at Regis College for a half-century.


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