2020 Spring and Summer Newsletter

Caring for “Our common home”: Reflections from the Amazon

By Alfredo Ferro Medina SJ

The Amazon, part of our “Common Home,” is a territory that covers 7 million sq km and has 35 million inhabitants. Today, this region and the 350 Indigenous communities that live there are threatened more than ever … Continue reading →

A word from Jenny Cafiso, CJI Director

A couple of months ago, we chose “Caring for our common home” as the theme for this issue. We chose it to mark the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si’ which calls us to a deep personal and communal transformation and a new relationship with the earth, our common home … Continue reading →

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LMA Youth plant trees

One in three Africans, 422 million people, live below the global poverty line. They represent more than 70 percent of … Read more

SASAC's floriculture program

The disciples of Jesus wanted to learn how He prayed and so asked Him, “Lord, teach us how to pray.” … Read more


Fr Stanislaus Jebamalai SJ (Sannybhai), National Coordinator of Lok Manch in India, visited Canada in February for a series of … Read more

JUST Change Advocacy Symposium

Canadian Jesuits International brought together secondary and postsecondary students from across Canada from February 9 to 11, to learn about … Read more

Camp protest

Last January 21-22, CJI attended a Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) strategic planning meeting in Ottawa. Representing CJI were … Read more

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CJI continues to adapt to the fluidity of our new normal. We work remotely as we try to always be … Read more

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Students at St Mary High School

St Mary Catholic Secondary School held their annual Multicultural Night last February 24 on the school grounds in Pickering, Ontario. … Read more

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Funeral celebrations will be delayed to a later date. Arrangements have been made through Rosar-Morrison Funeral Chapel (Toronto).

In memory … Read more

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Fr Nawras Sammour SJ, Regional Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service Middle East and North Africa (JRS MENA), talks about … Read more

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The Jesuits have always played an important part in my life. In  1963,  I  graduated  from Campion, a Jesuit high … Read more

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