October 12, 2016 — This Friday, the 212 electors meeting in Rome for the Jesuits’ General Congregation 36 will choose their new leader, who will serve as superior general of the largest religious order of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church.
Since St. Ignatius bought a printing press in 1556, the Jesuits have been involved in communications. Today the Society of Jesus publishes a number of award-winning journals and publications. Click below to access our latest issues.
The Journey to a Great Life
Men in formation speak about their call to the Jesuits.
The Jesuit Brother
Jesuit Lives: Michael Rozier, S.J.
Fr. Michael Rozier, SJ, taught public health at Saint Louis University and developed its undergraduate program in that field as part of his Jesuit formation. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2014.
Understanding the Priestly Ordination Ceremony
This video gives a unique glimpse into an ordination ceremony with Fr. Radmar Jao, S.J. explaining the process of the ordination ceremony.
The Society of Jesus – Serving the Catholic Church for the greater glory of God.
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Jesuit Parishes and Retreat Centers
There are 66 Jesuit parishes and 22 retreat centers in the United States. Jesuit parishes are situated in inner cities, suburbs, rural outposts and on college campuses and Native American reservations. Jesuit retreat centers can be found in places ranging from New England's rocky coast to the foothills of the Rockies and the rustic trails of Santa Clara Valley. They are part of urban landscapes, too.
Our Lady of Hope Parish
Our Lady of Hope Parish in Portland, Maine, includes two churches: St. Joseph and St. Pius.