Oct 21, 2021

Dear friends, For the first time in almost two years living in Pandemia, it is beginning to look like there might be light at the end of the tunnel. The vaccination rate in Ontario is over 80%, and restrictions have loosened considerably. Most notably, Regis College is once again open to the public. This of …

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July 1, 2021

I timed this bulletin carefully, with the aim that it would come out on Canada Day. I would love to wish readers a happy Canada Day 2021, but like many Canadians I find myself in little mood to celebrate the nation or its birthday this year. For those who are unaware, June was a hard month …

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April 7, 2021

Dear friends, We have now entered the second year of the pandemic. With active vaccination programs in place around much of the world, there is finally some light at the end of the tunnel. Yet, we are still far from returning to normal. In concrete terms, it remains unclear when Regis College will be able …

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January 21, 2021

Dear friends, It is with a heavy heart that I write this bulletin. By now many of you are no doubt aware that Fr. Robert Doran, SJ, passed away on the morning of January 21. Fr. Doran was a first-rate theologian and integral to the work of the Lonergan Research Institute from its founding. He …

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7 December 2020

For the two years that I’ve been writing the Lonergan Research Institute Bulletin, you have heard much from me about what we are currently doing at the LRI. You have not heard as much about my own investment in the Lonergan project. As such, I would like to give you an overview of my journey …

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2 December, 2020

“Dear friends”—my typical salutation in these bulletins—takes on deeper meaning with the recent promulgation of Fratelli tutti. The Lonergan Research Institute has received this very timely encyclical on social friendship as a balm upon our collective and individual wounds. In a year marked by a global pandemic, economic recession, racialized violence, and the ever-deepening effects …

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July 2020

Dear friends, In my May Bulletin, I wrote about how the pandemic has thrown all our plans into disarray. The Lonergan Research Institute however is beginning to find our bearing in this new situation, and I am pleased to share some of that with you.

May 2020

Dear friends, In my January Bulletin, I wrote about various plans that were in the works. Unfortunately, as we are all painfully aware, the last few months have thrown all our plans into disarray. Likewise, I spoke about the energy and excitement that comes with a new decade. As it turned out, the energy of …

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January 2020

Greetings one and all, A new decade always brings new energy and new possibilities. In the case of the Lonergan Research Institute, this new decade corresponds with celebrating the completed Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan. Thank you again to all those who have participated in and supported this project in various ways over the last …

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