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BESt Meeting – Group Discussion / Seminar: Making Good Choices with Fr. John Meehan
April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Fr. John is a Jesuit priest who teaches History and International Relations at the University of Toronto. He is also Director of the Bill Graham Center for Contemporary International History at the University of Toronto and Visiting Fellow at the University of St. Michael’s College. Originally from Nova Scotia, he has lived and worked in several countries including France, Japan, Italy, the United States, Britain and Ireland. He speaks English, French, Russian, Japanese and some Spanish and Italian and is the author of several books and articles on Canadian-Asian relations, Jesuit history and reconciliation with Indigenous. As a Jesuit, he has worked with students, immigrants, people with disabilities, gang kids, prisoners and Indigenous people. As a former president of two Jesuit colleges, he has done much work on Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous people in Canada. He values many spiritual traditions within the Church, particularly Ignatian spirituality.
The talk will last 1 hour, with lots of discussion in between!