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Getting Lost to Find Ourselves

By Jean-Claude Ravet  To be a Christian is to experience a liberating encounter with Jesus—that is, a grace that enlightens and gives peace, reconciles and consoles, animates and strengthens, and pushes us forward and an encounter that profoundly alters our presence in the world, radically orienting our steps toward beauty and praise, justice and love, …

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Isabelle Lemelin, director of the Centre justice et foi: “I am a believer who doubts.”

Despite her unsuccessful attempt to secure a position at the Centre justice et foi last year, Isabelle Lemelin had made quite an impression. Her impact was so significant that she was invited, a short time later, to apply for the position of director, a role that she has wholeheartedly embraced since mid-May 2023. Why work …

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Living the Ignatian Call: Unpacking the Power and Diversity of Ignatian Spirituality

The Ignatian family is composed of diverse persons  – religious and lay – with each their own vocation. Indeed, ‘’GC 36 recognizes the decisive role of our partners in the vitality of the Society’s mission today and expresses its gratitude to all those who contribute to and play significant roles in Jesuit ministry. That mission …

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On Embodying the Gospel Today, Reconciliation with Indigenous People and Education: A Ignatian Partner Reflects

In this post, Annette Marie Mallay, Head of Administration, Ignatian Identity, and Student Formation at St. Bonaventure’s College in Newfoundland, shares her experience at the recent Midland event Pilgrims Together. Through her reflections on the Universal Apostolic Preferences and the work of reconciliation, she offers a powerful reminder of our mission and the importance of …

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Elisabeth Garant: 15 Years as “Orchestra Conductor” at the Centre Justice et Foi

“I have often identified myself as an orchestra conductor. As the director of an organization whose team is made up of extremely talented, extremely competent, very dedicated people who are passionate about social justice, I have made it possible for each of the instruments, each of the people on the team, to harmoniously complement each …

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