Jul
26
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 Part 12

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"The Junior tries to bridge an age gap in the letter addressed to Mathew. Mathew, now almost 11, was 8 years old when Frank left home. He gives an update on the prognosis regarding his knee. The next letter gives the details of the osteogram and of the celebrations for Brother Hevey."

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Jul
25
2017

Oration

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

There are many ways to deliver the message we wish to give others. Today's poem looks at these ways.

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Jul
24
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Jesuits and The 150

Posted by Terry Fay, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them.  Today's post traces some of the past works of the Jesuits in Canada.

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Jul
23
2017

"God writes straight with crooked lines"

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Spirituality

"We are forever searching for the immediate solution to our personal and social woes. We are not stupid, so we know that there are not usually instant solutions that can be fully trusted. But we live in hope. "

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Jul
22
2017

What We Believe: Part 27 - Initiation into the Church

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

"In 1992, Pope John Paul II authorized a new Catechism of the Catholic Church . . . This series will try to explain various teachings of the Catechism in a simple way that hopefully will be easily understood ."

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Jul
21
2017

Reflections on Life, Death, and Love

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Spirituality

Coming from his recent retreat in Combermere, Eric Jensen, SJ shares his refections on life, death and love.

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Jul
20
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - The Teacher in Me

Posted by Maria Kelsey in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today a teacher speaks of her experiences.

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Jul
19
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 Part 11

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"On his third Christmas away from home, the Junior's Christmas letter is a very brief reflection and expression of gratitude. The January 3rd letter presents a thorough description of the Junior's Christmas and one hopeful hint that in the summer of 1965 he might be enable him to visit home 'to play cards'"

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Jul
18
2017

A Testimony from South Sudan - Famine Relief

Posted by Isabel Perez-Doherty in Our Daily Lives

Canadian Jesuits International shares a testimony from a teacher in South Sudan; his school provides daily nutritious meals, education safe water, medical and psychosocial support to children and youth whom have fled conflict and famine.

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Jul
17
2017

"Canada 150 & Me "- O Canada, eh?

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Daily Lives

"Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them. Today, one Canadian talks of his awareness of First Nations people.

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