What vital role did Jesuit priests play in New France?
the roles played by the Jesuit priests in new France include
Priest's would perform services, services included: personal services, like providing gossip and the latest news. Legal services with things like marriage contracts and business transactions. Government Services witch involved the priest to register births and deaths, the priest would also perform spiritual events, for example he would baptize babies. The church was the base of habitants social life and religious life.
Some priests belived it was their duty to convert natives to Christianity they were often the most or only educated person in the village
I go to Jesuit High School in Sac, Cal, and we were contacted by the JRS/USA (look it up) to write a play about refugees and their struggles to help raise awareness. The play is going to be sent to Jesuit high schools and colleges around the world to be used. That's just what we're doing; there are tons of other things that you can do also.