IN CATHOLIC HISTORY
Fr. Jacques Monet, S.J.
Published by The Catholic Register 67 Bond Street Toronto, Ontario © The Catholic Register, 1983
Permission graciously granted by Father Monet for this to be
published here 2003
00 Preface: The Creative Hand of God
01 The Council of Jerusalem
02 The Great Fall of Jerusalem
03 The Martyrdom of St. Ignatius
04 The Battle of the Milvian Bridge
05 The Baptism of Clovis
06 The Travels of St. Columban
07 The Way of Santiago of Compostela
08 The Abbey of Cluny
09 The Beginning of Gothic
10 The Opening of the Sorbonne
11 St. Catherine of Siena and the Pope
12 Michelangelo Paints the Sistine Ceiling
13 The Martyrdom of Edmund Campion
14 Matteo Ricci's Chinese Adventure
15 Mozart's Music for the Church
16 The Return of Pope Pius VII
17 Japan's Hidden Christians
18 Leo XIII Issues Rerum Novarum
19 Paul VI at the United Nations
Father Jacques Monet, S.J., the President of Regis College, Toronto, is one of Canada's leading historians.
Father Monet has written numerous scholarly articles in both English and French, and has contributed entries in the dictionary of Canadian Biography and the Encyclopedia Britannica. His books include The Last Cannon Shot, A Study of French Canadian Nationalism, The Canadian Crown, and La Premiere Revolution Tranquille.
He has also been on-camera narrator on CBC TV on several programs, and authored sixteen lectures on the lives of Canada's prime ministers which were aired in French on Radio-Canada in 1982.
Father Monet has taught at Saint Mary's University High School in Halifax. Loyola College in Montreal, the University of Toronto, and from 1969 to 1982 at the University of Ottawa. In 1982 he was installed as President of Regis College.
A native of Saint-Jean, Quebec, Father Monet entered the Society of Jesus in 1949 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1966. He received the Ph.D. in history from the University of Toronto in 1964.
Father Monet's many honors include Her Majesty's Jubilee Gold Medal (1977), the Governor General's Gold Medal (1978), and the Centenary Medal of the Royal Society of Canada (1982). He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 1978.