The Jesuit Provincials of Canada and the United States Commit to Studying the History of Indigenous Boarding Schools
We write to express our deep sorrow at the recent discoveries of unmarked graves of Indigenous children at the sites of several former boarding schools in Canada. We grieve deeply the loss of human life and culture that took place at such schools, both in Canada and the United States, and we acknowledge that the Society of Jesus participated in that history.
Descendants of Jesuit Slaveholding and Jesuits of the United States Announce Historic Partnership
In a landmark undertaking in the pursuit of racial healing and justice, Descendants of ancestors enslaved and sold by the Jesuits and the Jesuits of the United States have announced a partnership to create the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation.
Join Us on November 5 for a Guided Prayer for Hope and Healing
On November 5, the feast of all the Saints and Blessed of the Society of Jesus, join us as Jesuits from the five provinces of the US and Canada guide you through a livestreamed prayer experience to pray for our world, plagued by political division, racial injustice, environmental inequities, and the ongoing pandemic of COVID 19.