Jan
29
2015

Reflections on Loyola High School in Montreal

Posted by Matthew Hendzel, nSJ in Our Daily Lives

"While our apostolate was assigned to us in the first year of the novitiate, we were given total freedom to choose what we would do during the second year. I had the idea of working at Loyola because education always interested me and I wanted a chance to interact with students at a high school level. I was very excited when Mike began to list the possible things for me to do at the school, but I was certainly not expecting just how much those opportunities would end up meaning to me."

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Jan
28
2015

The Right to Beautiful Things: Education as Transformation

Posted by Dan Dixon, SJ in Our Daily Lives

This article, which originally appeared in The Jesuit Post (thejesuitpost.org) on January 8, 2015, shows how "beautiful things can have an extraordinary impact."

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Jan
27
2015

Prayer for a Neighbor

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

Today's poem, by Greg Kennedy, SJ, tells of a neighbour - "at the summit of her sadness" - whose life has been troubled for many years.

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Jan
26
2015

Uprooting Injustice. Sowing Truth. Witnessing Transformation

Posted by Nimesh Gunasekera in Our Daily Lives

Nimesh Gunasekera, a Gr. 11 student at St. Paul's, reflects on his recent experience as part of the Ignatian Family Teach-in in Washington. 2014 marked the first time there was an organized Canadian contingent from Jesuit schools and colleges at the Teach-In.

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Jan
25
2015

An Ignatian Pilgrimage: From Personal Interiority to Shared Apostolic Vision

Posted by Admin in Our Daily Lives

From November 28 to December 1, 2014 Xavier Centre, the Jesuit retreat house, staged an international conference on Ignatian Spirituality at Wah Yan College in Hong Kong. Some 650 participants came from around the world – many from China representing the various traditions there. The centre has graciously put on the web the presentations of the main speakers.

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Jan
23
2015

The Feast of St. Paul

Posted by David Savoie in Our Seasons

Sunday is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. David Savoie, a Grde 12 student at St. Paul's High School in Winnipeg offers a reflection on St. Paul.

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Jan
22
2015

The Year of Consecrated Life: Waking Up The World

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Spirituality

With the first Sunday of Advent on November 30, 2014, the universal Church began the Year of Consecrated Life. The observance will end on the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple on February 2, 2016. Pope Francis issued a letter in which he underlined the aims of this special year, namely to look to the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion and to embrace the future with hope.

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Jan
21
2015

The Anniversary of the Death of A Jesuit.

Posted by John McCarthy, SJ in Our Spirituality

Father Bill Addley, SJ died in Toronto on January 21, 2012 and was buried in Guelph. Father Addley had served as Provincial Superior for the Jesuits in English Canada and at the time of his death in 2012 was the Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Toronto.

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Jan
20
2015

Mission

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

Today's poem is by Greg Kennedy, SJ who is studying theology in Bogata, Colombia.

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Jan
19
2015

Jesuit Volunteers Canada – An Opportunity to Act for Others

Posted by Erik Sorensen, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"I think we as Christians understand the Gospel message but often lack the tools we need to bring to life the Kingdom of God. This is why I believe opportunities like Jesuit Volunteers Canada (JVC) are so important."

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