May 27, 2020 — On Wednesday, 22 April 2020, Erik Oland, Provincial of the Jesuits of Canada, received notice that an outbreak of COVID-19 had been declared at our infirmary in Pickering, Ontario. By Monday, 27 April, five Jesuits had arrived to provide personal care and custodial support. Read more
May 25, 2020 — What was Fr. Nicolás' impact on Canadian Jesuits and the Jesuit Province of Canada? What contributions did he offer to Jesuits around the world? We present here the testimonies of four Jesuits from Canada and an international one. Read more
May 25, 2020 – In two of the more memorable and elegantly simple ceremonies in recent history, Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall, ordained 5 deacons and Kevin Kelly, SJ (CAN), to the priesthood. Read more
May 11, 2020 — The Jesuits of Canada have made the decision to temporarily close René Goupil House, the Jesuit infirmary community in Ontario, and to transfer most residents to two facilities with specialized COVID-19 care wings. Read more
May 11, 2020 – "Being a part of this is one of the most grace-filled experiences I've had in the last several months," said Lisa Calzonetti, Ignatius Jesuit Centre's Director of Operations about the new vocation of the Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre in Guelph. Read more
May 3, 2020 – As some of you may know, on April 20 the Durham Region Health Department declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Jesuit infirmary in Pickering. As new information emerges, updates are added towards the end of this page. Read more
May 4, 2020 —The current Coronavirus emergency is a bolt from the blue. Our hectic normal life patterns have come to a screeching halt. It is also turning out to be a moment to pause and reflect. Read more
Father Mike Murray died on 18 May, 2020 at the Ajax Pickering Hospital. He was in his 83rd year and had been a Jesuit for 63 years. He served as the first director of Anishinabe Spiritual Centre. In 2010, was appointed as President of Loyola High School in Montreal.
Father Charlie Sitter died peacefully on May 9 at René Goupil House in Pickering, ON. He was in his 94th years and was a Jesuit for 75 years. He had a passion for books and art and thus, he would serve his various communities as house librarian and artistic decorator.
FX Johnson died on 3 May at René Goupil House, Pickering. He was 93 years old and in his 68th year as a Jesuit. In 1969, he began his long career as a parish priest, hospital chaplain, and pastoral worker and spent a lot of his Jesuit life on the move from one pastoral assignment to another.
CJI Mission News
The Pope Video - May 2020
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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Chapelle des jésuites
Encore aujourd’hui, la chapelle est un sanctuaire dédié aux Saints Martyrs canadiens.