April 2, 2020 - So much has changed in our world in the past month. One thing remains the same: our gratitude and concern for our friends and benefactors. Father Provincial Ronald A. Mercier sends a brief message. Read more
March 27, 2020 - Human needs continue during social distancing. The Social Ministry office of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Kansas City, Mo., has volunteers and professionals working to meet the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the parish community. Read more
Updated March 26, 2020 – Out of concern for the well-being of Jesuits and province staff, Fr. Provincial Ronald A. Mercier, SJ, has decided to close the offices of the USA Central and Southern Province, effective March 18. Read more
March 10, 2020 - Daniel Everson, SJ, recognizes his students at Arrupe Jesuit High School in Denver are doing more than going to class. They’re figuring out what kind of person they want to be. Read more
May 12, 2020 - May 13, 2020
We have two dates for our annual Days of Reflection at Manresa House of Retreats in Convent. La.
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.