News Detail
Fr. Edmund Lo, SJ, Named National Coordinator of the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network in Canada

October 1, 2018 — Fr. Edmund Lo, SJ, has been named Canada's National Coordinator of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (PWPN). This network addresses the challenges facing humanity and the mission of the church, expressed in the pope's monthly prayer intentions.

The PWPN is available in a mobile app called Click to Pray (also available in French) and includes the pope's explanation of the current prayer intention. 


Edmund Lo, SJ

PWPN also has a branch called the Eucharistic Movement for Youth (EMY), aimed at young people from 5 to 25. This movement encourages them to build a “heart-to-heart” friendship with Jesus and to conform their lives more and more to his. It brings together more than one million children and young people in 56 countries, which makes it the second most important youth movement in the Catholic Church.

“This responsibility is tied to our ministry to young adults, people who are sometimes overlooked among all of our apostolic priorities,” explains Fr. Lo. “The EMY groups are popular within different ethnic communities, and it’s a way for us to serve immigrant populations in the church, groups that greatly contribute to the vitality of the parishes in Canada.” [Source: Jesuits in Canada]





Recent News




November 12, 2019 — Hundreds of advocates, including several Ignatian and other faith-based organizations, gathered outside the Supreme Court today to show support for DACA.

November 11, 2019 — Yael Balbuena Basto’s voice fills with emotion. “I am here to break the cycle of fear,” he says to an audience of fellow students and teachers at Brophy Prep.

November 6, 2019 ­— Nicole Walters' first experience of Imaginative Prayer led to a profound encounter with God.

November 6, 2019 — Fr. Greene will assume his duties on July 31, 2020.

view all news

Search news

Publications
Since St. Ignatius bought a printing press in 1556, the Jesuits have been involved in communications. Today the Society of Jesus publishes a number of award-winning journals and publications. Click below to access our latest issues.

America 10/14/19

America 9/30/19

America 9/16/19



Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House
The Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House is located on the shores of Lake De Montreville in Lake Elmo, Minn.