"the philosopher is beginning to tire of ‘studies’. But there is excitement for the completion of the new swimming pool and the joy of the visit of Father Farrell, someone from home. His 24th birthday slips by and Easter, and he is beginning to look forward to graduation, and to the priesthood with minor orders impending!"...

?Recently some citizens in both Canada and the USA have protested about the values attached to the public statues of certain historical heroes. Do such statues represent a form of idolatry?"...

"The January 2nd letter begins relating the busy Christmas singing schedule bringing joy to many in city community! It also describes his last Christmas at the Mount. ‘Fun’ seems the operative word to describe it. Curiously, the January 26th letter concludes with reflections on ‘eating’ and a request for a recipe for making cheese perogies."...

Paul Baker, SJ, wrote a post about Jimmy Morash - one of the survivors of the Halifax explosion.. igNation reposts Paul’s article today on the 100th anniversary of the Halifax tragedy....

Throughout November, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has been raising awareness and funds for livelihood support through its Giving Tuesday campaign calleTell Ten. Today igNation posts the fifth and last in a series of blogs about what livelihood support means to CJI and to people in the Global South....

"The first letter describes adventures in skiing, sailing, and ‘flotila’ing. The second letter gives a sense of the numbers in the Jesuit community at the Mount, 140 scholastic philosophers alone, not counting the priests and brothers. The September 15 letter records an important shift at the Mount with most of the Jesuit students now taking their classes at the Gonzaga campus."...

"Throughout November, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is raising awareness and funds for livelihood support through its Giving Tuesday campaign called Tell Ten. Today igNation posts the fourth in a series of blogs about what livelihood support means to CJI and to people in the Global South."...

"Retirement – has a nice ring to it! I have never retired before, and it’s going to be quite an adventure. . . . I offer the following reflection on how I got to be part of this amazing Jesuit school."...

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