* Great Moments 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.

The Catholic Register is proud to add Great Moments in Catholic History to the list of Father Monet’s publications.
Praise the Lord