Nov. 20, 2019 - The Jesuits USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province is hosting two opportunities for men discerning life as a Jesuit to gather and meet at the UCS Jesuit Novitiate, Grand Coteau, La. Read more
Nov. 18, 2019 - Celebrating its bicentennial this year, St. Charles Borromeo is a unique and beautiful place. As one lover of church buildings wrote, the church is “a library whose text is written in symbols.” Read more
November 15, 2019 – Daniel Leckman, S.J, the youngest Jesuit brother in Canada, agreed to sit down with us to revisit the early years of his formation (his noviciate, regency and theology), his work as a spiritual director, his hopes for new Jesuits as well as for the Church. Read more
Nov. 6, 2019 - Fr. Thomas P. Greene, SJ, will be the next provincial superior of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province. He was named on Nov. 6, 2019, by Father Arturo Sosa, SJ, the superior general of the worldwide Society of Jesus. Father Greene will assume his duties on July 31, 2020. Read more
Oct. 25, 2019 - As we approach the Feast of All the Faithful Departed on Nov. 2, we ask your prayers for the members of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province who have died in the past year, and we invite you to send names of your own loved ones. Read more
"As shepherds following in the footsteps of the Good Shepherd, we are asked to seek out, to accompany, to lift up, to bind up the wounds of our time... It is vitally important for the Church today to go forth and preach the Gospel to all: to all places, on all occasions, without hesitation, reluctance or fear."
Places to Pray
Jesuit Archives & Research Center Opens
The new Jesuit Archives & Research Center opened in St. Louis this spring. Learn more about how this state-of-the-art facility preserves and promotes the story of the Society of Jesus in the U.S.
Reconciliation and Apostolic Preferences
Fr. Provincial Ronald Mercier greets participants at the UCS Province Reconciliation Conference this summer and outlines the three apostolic preferences this province proposed to the Jesuits of Canada and the United States.
Jesuits in Belize
Over the past 150 years, Jesuit missionaries have left an indelible mark on the Central American country of Belize. With the help of lay collaborators, they continue to build on this remarkable legacy. Here's a quick introduction to the Society of Jesus in Belize.
The Magnificat, Mary's song of praise, is sung by three Jesuit scholastics of the USA Central and Southern Province - in the stairwell of the Jesuit Novitiate!
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Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province
The official website of the Jesuits of the Central and Southern Province covering 13 states, Puerto Rico and Belize.
St. Matthew Parish
Founded in 1893, St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church serves an African-Americans congregation in North St. Louis.