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.”
March 12, 2018 — A native of Haiti, Fr. Saint-Félix currently serves as the Secretary for the Office of Justice and Ecology at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the U.S.
March 10, 2018 — Today the Society of Jesus celebrates the feast day of Saint John Ogilvie, SJ, a Jesuit martyr.
March 5, 2018 — For a few years, there was constant debate among religious pundits as to whether Pope Francis had as yet brought change and reform to Catholic life worldwide.
March 2, 2018 — In a statement signed on March 2, the Jesuit Provincials of English Canada, Fr. Peter Bisson SJ, and French Canada, Fr. Erik Oland SJ, reacted to the judgments of the courts in the cases of Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie.
February 26, 2018 — The Fairfield University Art Museum is presenting a major international exhibition.
February 26, 2018 — In modern society, people talk plenty about nature and the environment, but when it comes down to reality, they don’t actually experience what God has created around us.
Lent is a season of repentance and renewal. We turn away from our sinfulness and recommit ourselves to following Jesus.
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