June 5, 2020 - The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities accepted St. John’s College as its 28th member institution. St. John’s, a Jesuit junior college located in Belize, is now the first institution outside of the United States to become a full member of the Association. Read more
June 1, 2020 - Today, on the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, the Most Rev. Ronald A. Mercier, SJ, sent a pastoral letter to the members of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province urging prayer and action to address systemic racism in the United States. Read more
May 28, 2020 - The international director of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network Fr. Frederic Fornos, SJ, yesterday announced that he has named Fr. Joseph Laramie, SJ, the new national director for the United States. Read more
May 27, 2020 - The Ignatian Spirituality Institute, while closed to in-person services, is working overtime to provide the spiritual guidance necessary to sort through these unprecedented times. Read more
May 25, 2020 – In two of the more memorable and elegantly simple ceremonies in recent history, on May 24 Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall, ordained one priest and five deacons. Read more
The province has updated the list of Jesuits with credible accusations of sexual abuse of minors.
A Message from Pope Francis
"In the eyes of God human life is precious, sacred and inviolable. No one can despise the lives of others or one’s own life."
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!
The Society of Jesus – Serving the Catholic Church for the greater glory of God.
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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. Ignatius Loyola Parish
St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic community is an ethnically and culturally diverse parish located by City Park in Denver, Colo.
The Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City gives, fosters, and witnesses to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola by giving the Spiritual Exercises in various forms, offering ongoing formation in Ignatian spirituality and discernment, and training prayer guides to give the Spiritual Exercises.