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19 March 2024

New Provincial of the Jesuits of Canada

The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) announced the appointment of Father Jeffrey S. Burwell, SJ, as the next Provincial of the Jesuits of Canada. This appointment is the culmination of a thoughtful, prayerful process of consultation and discernment, marking a significant milestone for the Canadian Province.

Father Burwell will succeed Fr. Erik Oland, assuming his new responsibilities on July 31, 2024, with an inaugural Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Toronto. A special celebration will also take place at the Jesuit infirmary in Richelieu, Quebec, on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, 2024.