April 2, 2014 | Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed José de Anchieta, a Jesuit missionary known as the “Apostle of Brazil” and a patron of the country’s music and literature, this week. Read more
Vicki Simon, who has worked in the corporate sector, academia and social ministry, including time as a lay missioner in Kenya, has been named director of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps in St. Louis. Read more
Fr. John Schroder, who served for more than 20 years in Belize, died Jan. 25, 2014, in Grand Coteau, La., at the age of 95. He was a Jesuit of the New Orleans Province for 72 years.
Ministry in Belize
Called to the Frontiers
Celebrating 150 years of Service
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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.
St. Francis Xavier College Church
Founded in 1841, St. Francis Xavier College Church is a spirit-filled faith community located on Saint Louis University’s campus.