November 15, 2018 — A high-level intellectual, a historian by training and ex-President of Campion College, Father John Meehan, SJ arrived a few months ago in Montreal, where he joined the Jesuit community at the Residence of the Holy Name of Jesus.

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November 9, 2018 — On November 20 there will be a major fundraising event on behalf of the Maison Dauphine Foundation. Some 40 artists will participate in the multi-discipline, uptempo event that will take place at the Palais Montcalm, with artist Guylaine Tremblay as host, and Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Quebec, as honorary president.

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November 9, 2018 — On November 14th and 19th, the magazine Relations will hold two evenings of reflection on ways out of the extractionist model, the first in Québec City (Frédéric-Back Culture and Environment Centre), and the second in Montréal (Maison Bellarmin).

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November 9, 2018 — Speaking on behalf of all adult Catholics, Pope Francis formally closed the Synod of Bishops on Oct. 28 by asking young people for forgiveness.

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November 9, 2018 — The provincials main task is to visit every Jesuit in the country at least once a year along with most of our apostolates or works. I spent the past week in Winnipeg where I visited the Jesuit community and most of the Jesuit inspired works here.

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November 7, 2018 — As Norbert Piché was in El Salvador for meetings of the Jesuit Central and North American network on migration, he reflects on the latest news regarding the group of people headed toward the United States.

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November 7, 2018 — Historians and curators from China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, USA and Canada met in Midland, Ontario on October 18 to 21, 2018 for an invitational symposium titled "Life & Death in the Missions of New France and East Asia: Narratives of Faith & Martyrdom".

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November 1, 2018 — On October 23 the Jesuits held their second "Wine and Cheese" event in the Main Chapel of Collège Brébeuf.

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November 1, 2018 — This year marked the 6th Annual Scotch Nosing and Dinner fundraiser the Jesuits in Canada hosted at Toronto’s Albany Club on October 24.

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November 1, 2018 — On October 19-20, Father Peter Bisson, SJ attended a meeting with the Guadalupe Circle and he experienced some of the mysteries of the Kingdom of God.

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November 1, 2018 — On October 25, in the context of the Convention of the Catholic and Ecumenical Media Association, our collaborator Frédéric Barriault won a prize for excellence awarded by this association for his article on remembering the struggles.

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Brother Bertrand Girard died at the infirmary in Richelieu on October 26, 2018, at the age of 97, after 76 years of religious life. He lived and served in Montreal for most of his religious life and was sent later on, to the indigenous people of the St. Regis Mission.

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October 17, 2018 — The Society of Jesus in the U.S., Canada and Haiti welcomed 40 new Jesuit novices this fall at novitiates in California, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti.

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October 26, 2018 — Provincial, Fr. Erik Oland, SJ made his annual visitation to the infirmary community in Richelieu this past week. "This 'house of prayer' is an oasis of peace" according to him.

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October 25, 2018 — Everybody feels anger at one moment or another. Whether it be the time that you were on your bike and the car beside you cut you off, or when you hear of billionaires avoiding their fair share of taxes, you could feel anger welling up inside you. In those moments of anger, what do you do?

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October 25, 2018 — Bernard Carrière, SJ remembers Fr. Jean-Marie Rochealeau, SJ as he celebrates his 101th birthday. He remembers him as the incarnation of the gentleman, or even more of the distinguished and reserved Jesuit.

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Two treasured Books of Hours from the collection of The Archive of the Jesuits in Canada are on display at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts until January 6th, 2019.

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Our companion Adam Hincks, SJ, a Ph.D. in physics from prestigious Princeton University, New Jersey, is a fascinating and puzzling person. On October 9th, he was visiting his alma mater Regis College, where he gave a lecture on the contribution of Jesuits to the development of science.

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Catholic feminist organizations collected 8,000 names in a petition that calls on the Vatican authorities to allow women religious superiors to work and vote as equals alongside their brothers in Christ at meetings of the 15th Synod of Youth, Faith and vocational discernment. The Dominicans, the Jesuits and the Conventual Franciscans support them.

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In an interview to the TV Channel Sale + Luce, Fr. Czerny was pleased with the important place occupied by migratory issues in the work of the synod.

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October 17, 2018 — On October 14, Pope Francis canonized a pope and a martyr: Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, El Salvador.

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October 16, 2018 — Just as all roads used to lead to Rome, it now seems that all conversations eventually lead to Trump. Or Trudeau. Or Ford. And while up until recently most people got their news in two daily doses, morning and evening, in the Twitterverse it’s like being on a 24/7 cortisol drip which stimulates exasperation, fury, anxiety and/or total anomie.

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October 15, 2018 — Prevain Devendran was selected to be a collaborator at the 2018 Synod of Bishops.

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From January 12, 2010, passing by October 4, 2016, to October 6 this year, the Calvary of the Haitian people has not stopped. Their rosary beads of misfortunes has not ceased to roll out. To accompany our people in the permanent quest for dignity and hope is not an option but a duty which comes from the Gospel itself.

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October 11, 2018 — On October 4, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released its new policy on the prevention of sexual abuse. It’s really an update of their first policy on this topic, published in 1992, under tragic and dismal circumstances; namely, the pedophile scandal at the Mount Cashel Orphanage in St. John’s, NL.

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