December 2019 - Fathers Don Highberger and Jim Knapp were just 18 years old when they entered the Society of Jesus in August 1969. Today, the two friends reside once again in the same community and enjoy reliving their shared life as Jesuits. Read more
Dec. 2, 2019 - Father Harold Joseph Rahm, SJ, died Nov. 30, 2019, in Campinas, Brazil, where he had served as a missionary since 1964. He was 100 years old, a Jesuit for 82 years and a priest for 69 years. Read more
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
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
"Today more than ever, our societies need “artisans of peace”, messengers and witnesses of God the Father, who wills the good and the happiness of the human family."
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.
Sacred Heart Parish
The oldest parish in El Paso, Sacred Heart Church is a border community with roots both in Mexico and in El Paso’s Segundo Barrio.