“Give somebody a fish and he’ll eat for a day, teach him how to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime”.  A Jesuit friend of mine added a twist to that by saying “And what if the fish are poisoned and you find out that there is a factory upstream that is polluting the water”....

"God had determined that my job today was to be an ear to this inmate."...

"As a Jesuit I now understand that God was sharing God’s self with me through the enormity of God’s creation."...

On July 31, 2018, Fr. Erik Oland, Sj will beome the first Provincial of the new Canada Province. This post - written for the Jesuits.org web site and reprinted here with permission - was written when he was Provincial of the Jesuits in French Canada....

As the Jesuit in Canada Province is formed, we are reminded that " . . . we remain to a great extent two solitudes. The cultural and historical divide is deep and not easily bridged."...

"In July 2018, for the first time in more than ninety years, there will be a single and bilingual Canadian Jesuit province. To prepare for this historic occasion, it is helpful to reflect on current Jesuit activities in Canada and Haiti, which will be part of the new province."...

"Fear is a very powerful emotion.  Many have stated that hate is not the opposite of love; fear is.  Why do we fear?  More to the point, why do we fear the stranger?"...

" Let’s build the wall. You know what I’m talking about. Yes, THAT wall. The one between Mexico and the United States that Trump has been shouting about since the election season. "...

"My time at Campion has left a deep, lasting, and important mark on my life. It has been my home, academic and spiritual, for the past many years."...

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