The Jesuits of Canada have issued a public statement in relation to a close partner of Canadian Jesuits International in … Read more

Pan-African youth leadership development

Africa is by far the world’s youngest continent, with a median age of only 18. Such … Read more

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CJI’s 2019 spring & summer newsletter explores an economy of the common good and what it could mean for people … Read more

Y4O Day 2019

The first Youth 4 Others (Y4O) Social Justice Day of 2019 was held in Toronto on 25 April. It was … Read more

Tax avoidance and illicit financial flows deprive African countries of crucial resources needed for development — for health, education and … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has launched an appeal in response to the crisis in Venezuela.

PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY!   Donate Now!… Read more

Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) has launched an emergency appeal in response to Cyclone Idai. We are coordinating our actions with … Read more

2019 Easter Appeal

Luke’s gospel tells us about two disciples in Emmaus who, after the resurrection, realized that the stranger they had accompanied … Read more

Thank you to all participants, donors and volunteers who helped make CJI’s Giving Tuesday “Bridging Borders” campaign a success!

Numerous … Read more

With deep sadness, Canadian Jesuits International shares news of the death of Father Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ, who was murdered by … Read more

2018 Christmas Appeal

The prophet Isaiah tells us that the coming Messiah will be known by his “justice and righteousness.” This is the … Read more

Champion of Justice

Padre Melo (Fr Ismael Moreno SJ) of Honduras has been recognized with the Champion of Justice award by the US … Read more

Y4O Day in Hamilton

On Wednesday, 7 November 2018, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) will host a “Youth for Others (Y4O) – Social Justice Day” … Read more

Join CJI’s Tell Ten campaign called BRIDGING BORDERS this fall in the lead-up to Giving Tuesday on November 27!

You … Read more

2018 Fall Newsletter

CJI’s fall 2018 newsletter celebrates the gifts of young people and examines ways to empower youth. It is available in … Read more

CJI hosted an event called “Transformation through community based healthcare in Mindanao, Philippines” on 19 August 2018 as part of … Read more

CJI shares news from sister organizations on a high court decision in Guatemala against Tahoe Resource’s Escobal mine. See also … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International shares the concern of the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner in Honduras over the … Read more

The following editorial from Criterio in Honduras (criterio.hn) concerns a death threat against journalist Sandra Marybel Sánchez, who works at … Read more

Human rights defender Ángel Estuardo Quevedo was killed in the municipality of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala, on 12 July … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International is providing the dispatches below to keep friends and supporters up-to-date on developments in South Sudan, particularly … Read more

Gandhi Ashram in India was founded in 1992 by Fr Edward McGuire, a Canadian Jesuit. He was asked by his … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International staff greatly appreciated meeting Fr Arturo Sosa SJ before a Mass at Regis College in Toronto on … Read more

The spring and summer newsletter of Canadian Jesuits International is all about human rights. It is available in PDF format … Read more

CJI’s annual Youth 4 Others – Social Justice Day was held on April 24. This year’s theme was “Youth in … Read more

The dire situation in Syria continues to dominate the news. Of particular concern are the attacks on people in some … Read more

2018 Easter Appeal

“Come to the waters!” This invitation to life by the prophet Isaiah is the theme of CJI’s Easter Appeal for … Read more

Ombudsperson success!

As a member of the Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA), Canadian Jesuits International has been actively involved in a … Read more

This winter newsletter is a special issue reviewing the work of Canadian Jesuits International over the past year with a … Read more

Only one month after expressing their concern regarding the post-election situation in Honduras, the Jesuit Provincials of English and French … Read more

The Jesuit Provincials of English and French Canada, Fathers Peter Bisson and Erik Oland, have sent a letter expressing deep … Read more

2017 Christmas Appeal

CJI’s Christmas Appeal this year focuses on livelihood support as integral to the good news announced to the shepherds:

In … Read more

World Day of the Poor

First World Day of the Poor

Pope Francis named 19 November 2017 the first “World Day of the Poor.” At … Read more

In November 2017, 38 Canadian students and educators participated in the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) in Washington, DC. … Read more

This article is the second in a blog series appearing on the igNation website in November 2017. The series aims … Read more

Comparte: On the politics of food sovereignty

The Comparte (“Share”) program of the Jesuit Conference of Latin American Provinces (CPAL) … Read more

2017 Fall Newsletter

The politics of famine is explored in the latest issue of CJI’s newsletter. It is available in PDF format here: … Read more

“Tell Ten” is CJI’s Giving Tuesday campaign for 2017. It is aimed at spreading the word about support for livelihoods … Read more

Fr Joseph David Brennan SJ, 1925 – 2017

Joseph Brennan was born shortly before the Great Depression, on September 22, … Read more

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Serious new threats against Fr Ismael “Melo” Moreno in Honduras have been made in recent days. They have prompted statements … Read more

On 9 August 2017, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), the Most Rev. Douglas Crosby OMI, … Read more

Fr William German SJ, 1925 – 2017

CJI honours the memory of Fr William German SJ, who died at the … Read more

South Sudan: Education amid conflict and famine

Canadian Jesuits International is participating in an interfaith campaign called PRAY-GIVE-SPEAK OUT to … Read more

More than 20 million people in northeastern NIGERIA, SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN and YEMEN are experiencing severe food shortages and are … Read more

On 30 May 2017, the Superior of the Dominican Province of Mexico, Fr Gonzalo Ituarte OP, shared his experiences in … Read more

Fr Michael Schultheis SJ (1932 – 2017)

(For thanksgiving mass and memorial fund information, see below.)

Fr Michael Schultheis died … Read more

The 2017 spring and summer issue of Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format here.… Read more

On 25 April, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) hosted its fifth annual Youth 4 Others Day with a focus on social … Read more

Good Friday Walk

Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) participated in the Ecumenical Good Friday Walk for Justice on 14 April 2017. The theme this … Read more

Canadian Jesuits International sent the letter below to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advocating the creation of a Canadian ombudsperson office … Read more

2017 Easter Appeal

“Faithfully bring forth justice” is the theme of CJI’s Easter Appeal this year. It is based on a Holy Week … Read more

Diana Brand, faithful friend and supporter

Edith “Diana” Brand was a good friend and generous supporter of Canadian Jesuits International … Read more

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Statement on refugees

The following joint statement from the Provincials of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the US was issued on 30 … Read more

The 2017 winter issue of CJI’s Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format here.

The … Read more

Diaspora in mission

On 17 December 2016 Fr Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator SJ spoke on topic “Diaspora as Mission” at the Consolata Missionaries, in Etobicoke, … Read more

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The Regional Director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Eastern Africa, Fr Endashaw Debrework SJ, had a full agenda for … Read more

2016 Christmas Appeal

CJI’s annual Christmas Appeal focuses this year on the theme of light shining in darkness, based on the words of … Read more

The 2016 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice was held in Washington DC from 12 to 14 November. CJI led a … Read more

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2016 Fall Newsletter

The 2016 fall issue of CJI’s Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format from here.… Read more

Father Abraham Day

On 21 September, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) hosted a reception with longstanding supporter Mary Ellen Sullivan to celebrate the Halifax … Read more

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In July 2016, the staff and board of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) collaborated on a response to Global Affairs Canada … Read more

Nepal: Open Doors Day

CJI hosted an “Open Doors Day” with Fr Bill Robins on 6 September 2016. Fr Bill spoke about the work … Read more

Fr Henry Nunn SJ

CJI mourns the passing of Fr Henry P. Nunn SJ, who died at the age of 86 in Bangalore, India, … Read more

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The 2016 spring and summer issue of CJI’s Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format … Read more

For the fourth year, CJI hosted its Youth 4 Others (Y4O) Social Justice Day. On 26 April 2016, more than … Read more

Fr Tom Smolich SJ, International Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), joined Canadian Jesuits International for a series of … Read more

“I am thirsty.” These words of Jesus on the cross were the theme for the 2016 Ecumenical Good Friday Walk … Read more

Easter appeal 2016

The Easter Appeal of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) for 2016 is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format … Read more

CJI’s winter 2016 issue of Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format from here.

This … Read more

Panel on Syrian Crisis

Panel discussion on the Syrian crisis

There was a full house for a panel discussion on “The humanitarian response to … Read more

On 8 December 2015, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) officially put “Mercy in Motion” as a concrete sign of its … Read more

Ignatian Teach-In 2015

November 7-9, 2015, was the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, an event in Washington, DC, that brought together over 1700 … Read more

2015 Christmas appeal

This Christmas we invite you to join Canadian Jesuits International in leading with human kindness! CJI’s 2015 Christmas Appeal is … Read more

2015 Fall Newsletter

CJI’s Fall 2015 issue of Mission News is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format from here.

This … Read more

Care for Creation Day

Pope Francis has declared September 1st to be a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, together with … Read more

In memory of Fr Gerard Van Walleghem SJ Links

The Darjeeling Chronicle The Globe & Mail The Times of India … Read more

CJI mourns the death of Fr John (Jack) Doyle, a long-term missionary to Zambia. Fr Jack died early on 25 … Read more

The 2015 spring and summer issue of Mission News of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is now available and may be … Read more

Fr Daniel Syauswa SJ teaches at a Jesuit agricultural and veterinary college in Kinshasa called the Institut Supérieur Agro-Vétérinaire (ISAV), … Read more

Students for Syria

Students at Bishop Allen Academy in Etobicoke, Toronto, have raised an amazing $1,200.22 to assist refugees from Syria. They held … Read more

2015 Easter Appeal

The 2015 Easter Appeal of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is now available and may be downloaded in PDF format from … Read more

Teach-In for Justice

A Canadian delegation of students and educators from six Canadian Jesuit apostolates participated for the first time in the Ignatian … Read more

Hope in Syria?

On 16 December 2014, Fr Nawras Sammour SJ spoke about the current crisis in Syria to a large gathering at … Read more

Fr Kinley Tshering SJ, the Provincial of Darjeeling, India, spent a busy two weeks in Canada in November. He spoke … Read more

Robert (Bob) Gaudet died peacefully on 7 November 2014, after a brief struggle with cancer. His life was marked by … Read more

2015 Winter News

The 2015 winter edition of Mission News of Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is now available and may be downloaded in … Read more

2014 Xmas Appeal

The latest Christmas Appeal from Canadian Jesuits International may be downloaded in pdf format from here.

Like Jesus at his … Read more

Twenty-five years ago, Kitty Sarton and a small group of fellow parishioners at St Edward’s Church in Duncan, BC, organized … Read more