With great joy and gratitude, the Jesuits of Canada and Haiti welcomed six new novices who entered the Society of Jesus this past summer. We thank God for the great blessing of their vocation to the Society. Canada Nader Nasralla Montréal, Québec Nader, 24, earned a bachelor’s in physics from the Université de Montréal, where …
The journey of William Mbilinyi, SJ, from his native Tanzania to his first vows at Villa Saint-Martin, is filled with acts of faith… and great bursts of laughter. When he arrived in Canada in 2015 to begin a master’s degree in theology, nothing prepared him to enter the Society of Jesus; on the contrary! And yet, he has just pronounced his first vows and is now a scholastic.
Once a year the Society of Jesus invites men, ages 18-39 to come and spend a weekend in the Jesuit novitiate itself.