What Does Lent Mean to Me?
March 8, 2017 — For Father
Erik Oland, SJ, the new provincial of the French Canada Province of the Society of Jesus, Lent
is a time to be more intentional.
“It’s a penitential season,
but penitential for what? To prepare yourself to journey with Jesus in Holy Week and to experience
the resurrection with him.
“It’s penitential, but it’s a
time of preparation too.”
October 14, 2017 — The story of American-born Jesuit Father Walter Ciszek (1904-1984), who spent 23 years in Russia in Siberian labor camps and Soviet prisons.
October 6, 2017 — On the Feast Day of St. Francis, the saint most identified with care for creation, two Jesuit organizations have partnered to produce what’s being called an Ecological Examen.
October 5, 2017 — Fr. Jean Denis Saint-Félix, SJ, has been named the new Secretary of the Office of Justice and Ecology at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the U.S.
September 26, 2017 — Canadian Jesuits International is responding to two new emergency situations affecting the lives of many people in Mexico and Puerto Rico.
September 15, 2017 — Sept. 17 is the feast day of Saint Robert Bellarmine (1542–1621), a Jesuit who was one of the most important cardinals of the Catholic Reformation.
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.
September 1, 2017 — Today is the third annual World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the beginning of the Season for Creation.
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