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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Jesuits (The Society of Jesus)
The term "Jesuit" (of fifteenth-century origin, meaning one who used too frequently or appropriated the name of Jesus), was first applied to the society in reproach (1544-52), and was never employed by its founder, though members and friends of the society in time accepted the name in its
The early Jesuits were sent by Ignatius first to pagan lands or to Catholic countries; to Protestant countries only at the special request of the pope and to Germany, the cradle-land of the Reformation, at the urgent solicitation of the imperial ambassador.
As the object of the society was the propagation and strengthening of the Catholic faith everywhere, the Jesuits naturally endeavored to counteract the spread of Protestantism.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14081a.htm   (3832 words)

  
  Jesuit Education
Jesuit institutions respond well to a remark of Jesuit Father General Peter-Hans Kolvenbach: "only excellence is apostolic." Because of this, Jesuit universities set demanding standards for both students and faculty.
We want our students to be able to think and speak and write; to know something about history, literature and art; to have their minds and hearts expanded by philosophy and theology; and to have a solid understanding of math and the sciences.
But Jesuit institutions today feel compelled by our tradition to raise these questions for our students, not through sloganeering and political maneuvering, but in a way that is proper for higher education: through learning and research, reflection and creative action.
www.luc.edu /jesuit/education   (778 words)

  
 Jesuit Identity - Loyola University New Orleans
It was with this focus that the Jesuits first arrived among the earliest settlers in New Orleans and Louisiana, eventually establishing what would become Loyola University and continuing the Jesuit tradition of creating centers of education.
The Jesuit educational network is one of the largest systems in American higher education, with more than 200,000 students currently enrolled in the 28 U.S. Jesuit universities.
Jesuit education is a call to human excellence, to the fullest possible development of all human qualities.
www.loyno.edu /jesuit   (296 words)

  
 To Know: Jesuit Formation
Jesuit priests and brothers are formed through many years of study and experience — both as students and as ministers in training.
All this, so that Jesuits might serve with intelligence and virtue, and with a spiritual fire that shows their joy in being men vowed to poverty, chastity, and obedience.
The Jesuit Brothers are fully members of the Society, but have some differences in their formation, since they will not be doing priestly sacramental ministry.
www.nwjesuits.org /SupportOurWork/Jesuitformation.html   (861 words)

  
 Jesuit Educational Traditions | College of the Holy Cross
Jesuit image The genius and innovation Ignatius brought to education came from his Spiritual Exercises whose objective is to free a person from predispositions and biases, thus enabling one to make free choices.
The goals of Jesuit education have always been to offer this means to become a person of choice, thus inviting students to be more concerned about their fellow human beings.
Jesuit education begins with a deep respect for the individual and that person’s potential for one of the hallmarks of Jesuit education is cura personalis, personal care.
www.holycross.edu /jesuit/traditions   (769 words)

  
 Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | SportsDay: High Schools: Jesuit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jesuit finds itself in a tough district this year, one that includes three teams ranked in the top 15 in SportsDay's area rankings.
But Jesuit is no stranger to facing athletic, dual-threat quarterbacks, having dealt with Richardson Berkner's Justin Johnson in a 21-14 loss three weeks ago.
Despite rushing for three touchdowns against Jesuit, Johnson was held to his lowest rushing total of the season, gaining only 87 yards.
www.dallasnews.com /sharedcontent/dws/spt/highschools/leaderboard/v3/dallas/jesuit/stories/100506dnspolistenup.23ef195.html   (371 words)

  
 Australian Jesuits - Vocations
Jesuits strive to live as Jesus did, answering his call to serve others and working to build a just world.
Jesuits are priests and brothers who work in parish and retreat ministry, in high schools and colleges, in refugee camps, with indigenous Australians, and in many other settings.
Jesuits may be found working as lawyers and doctors, psychologists and counselors, writers and journalists, theologians and philosophers, researchers and scientists.
www.jesuit.org.au /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=71   (471 words)

  
 Exploring the Jesuit Way of Life - Commonly Asked Questions
Jesuits are members of the Society of Jesus founded in 1540 by Saint Ignatius Loyola and his companions.
A: Jesuits generally live in community and there is a superior, chosen by our superior general or provincial to lead the house.
All Jesuits are urged to pray regularly, celebrate the Eucharist and when possible, participate in the common prayer of the community.
www.jesuits-mis.org /vocations/vocations2.html   (1038 words)

  
 Jesuit Vocations-FAQ
Jesuits go where the needs of the Church are the greatest, caring for the people of God and spreading the message of Christ's salvation to those who do not know him.
Jesuits generally live in community where there is a superior chosen by our Superior General to lead the house.
Formation is the process of becoming a Jesuit priest or brother, from an initial inquiry to the profession of final vows.
www.jesuitvocation.org /faq.htm   (1109 words)

  
 Jesuit High School - New Orleans, LA
The sixth annual Commencement Luncheon at which Jesuit alumni officially welcome the 274 graduating seniors of the class of 2007 into the Alumni Association will be held on May 4 at the Hilton Riverside, Poydras Avenue at the river.
Jesuit also has plans to landscape the front of the school along Carrollton Avenue.
However, Jesuit is several million dollars short of reaching its revised goal of $7 million.
www.jesuitnola.org /about/aboutindex.htm   (920 words)

  
 The Jesuit Relations: Index
The volumes on this site were not professionally scanned and proof read so if you are using them for publication purposes it is best to recheck them against the original volumes as there are some errors in them.
Alexander Street Press does have a full set of the Jesuit Relations properly proofread for scholarly use in their electronic resource: Early Encounters in North America.
Jean Baptiste, another historical Jesuit document available on the web is the Journal of Father Vitry, S.J. of The Society of Jesus, Army Chaplain during the War Against the Chickasaw from 1738 to the beginning of 1740.
puffin.creighton.edu /jesuit/relations   (357 words)

  
 Jesuit High School - New Orleans, LA
Jesuit senior wrestler Michael Matthews knew that, if his team was to win the 34th annual Lee High Tournament, he had to defeat Hahnville's Levi Gruwell in the final match featuring a Blue Jay wrestler.
Jesuit entered the final day of the tournament with a 14-point lead ahead of Brother Martin, but the Blue Jays had to win two of their four finals matches to take the title.
Jesuit's Carlos Bertot was pleased to nab his first title as head coach.
www.jesuitnola.org /Athletics/wrestling.htm   (2800 words)

  
 Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | SportsDay: High Schools: Jesuit
Brandon Anderson caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Tom Ryan with 2:14 left to lead Jesuit (3-2, 2-0) to a 35-28 victory over Irving MacArthur (3-2, 1-1) on Friday.
Jesuit's Michael O'Neal sealed the victory with an interception at the 2-yard line with 1:01 remaining.
Jesuit rallied from a 21-3 deficit behind Ryan, who passed for 186 yards on 15 completions.
www.dallasnews.com /sharedcontent/dws/spt/highschools/leaderboard/v3/dallas/jesuit/stories/100706dnspojesuit.33e8997.html   (126 words)

  
 Jesuits in Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
By Felix Raj, SJ According to a recent Jesuit Documentation, No. 80, published from Rome, as of January 2000, there were 21,354 Jesuits in the world - 15,020 priests, (208 less than in 1999) 3,997 scholastics, (35 less) and 2,311 brothers (75 less than last year).
Of the 3,851 Jesuits in India, 2,174 are priests, 1,363 scholastics in training and 314 brothers.
Calcutta Jesuit Province is one of the 18 provinces in India.
www.goethals.org /jesuits.htm   (1369 words)

  
 University of Manitoba - St. Paul's College Jesuit Centre, Links
Its aim is to keep Jesuits and their collaborators in touch with each other across the region so that they can respond more quickly and more appropriately to the needs of other Jesuits, the Church and the people of East Asia.
A Jesuit Century is a look back to see what has changed and what has stayed the same in just a few American Jesuit ministries in the last 100 years.
The Jesuit Refugee Service is an international organisation (headquartered at the Jesuit Curia, Rome), at work in more than forty countries, with a mission is to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~creamer/jesuit/links.html   (894 words)

  
 Secret, Perilous Project: A Woman Jesuit
Her father, Emperor Charles V, and her brother Philip would be furious with her and the Jesuits for wrecking possible future dynastic marriage plans for Juana.
So perilous was the project that all existing Jesuit correspondence about the situation avoids her name, using the pseudonym Mateo Sanchez, or Montoya, instead.
And as far as is known today, Juana lived the rest of her rather short life (she died at the age of 38 in 1573) as the only woman Jesuit.
www.companysj.com /v171/secret.html   (774 words)

  
 Jesuit High School, Tampa, Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jesuit High School, in its mission as a Catholic, Jesuit, college preparatory school, labors to form men engaged in the world who are dedicated to serving God by being open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, caring, and just.
Established in downtown Tampa in 1899, Jesuit High School is part of the world-wide association of Jesuit education begun by St. Ignatius of Loyola, who founded the Society of Jesus in 1540.
Jesuit's rigorous college preparatory curriculum is designed to prepare our students for admission to higher education and continuing intellectual, moral, and spiritual development.
www.tampajesuit.org /Aboutus/about.htm   (734 words)

  
 .: The Jesuit Singapore Website :.
Here, the Jesuit novice will learn about himself, Jesus Christ, the Church and the Society of Jesus in the secular world through: 30-days retreat, community living, "experiments", pastoral work, prayer, discernment of Spirits and the like.
He is given immense opportunities to experience the life of a "fully fledged" Jesuit - a foretaste of the future.
The Jesuit studies Scripture, Tradition and teachings of the Church, moral theology etc. He is also trained to preach God’s Word and is exposed to different cultures and realities of the world - he grows in wisdom.
www.jesuit.org.sg /html/choices/the.journey.page2.html   (216 words)

  
 Jesuit Geometers
The purpose of this work is to examine these Jesuit geometers and their accomplishments during the 17th and 18th centuries while geometry was in a crucial stage of its development.
It is not meant to be a history of Jesuit mathematics but rather a story about Jesuit mathematicians; it does not describe the details of their geometry but instead stresses the contributions Jesuits made during the development of geometry.
To speak only of Jesuit geometers here does not mean that other geometers were doing nothing; on the contrary a common effort and exchange of ideas occurred that moved geometry forward and made it possible for the greater mathematicians to discover and articulate the major breakthroughs leading to the calculus.
www.faculty.fairfield.edu /jmac/sj/sjgeom.htm   (2551 words)

  
 Chicago Jesuit Academy: Frequently Asked Questions
To be considered for admission to Chicago Jesuit Academy, a young man must have successfully completed the 4th grade, be entering the 5th grade, and qualify for the federal free/reduced lunch program.
Chicago Jesuit Academy is a Jesuit, Roman Catholic middle school that admits students of all faiths.
For more information about the Jesuits and their commitment to living a faith that does justice in the service of others, please visit: www.jesuits-chi.org/resources.
www.cjacademy.org /faq/index.html   (761 words)

  
 Fordham's Jesuit Tradition
Jesuit educated notables have included Descartes, Molière, Alfred Hitchcock, Sting, James Joyce, Dee Dee Myers, and Captain Kangaroo.
The Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education is committed to preparing students of all denominations to confront contemporary problems of church communities, while helping to chart future directions through research.
True to its time-honored Jesuit traditions, Fordham endeavors to make excellence the focus of life, and the world the "home of the heart," of every student.
www.fordham.edu /Discover_Fordham/Fordhams_Jesuit_Trad   (380 words)

  
 The Jesuit Relations and the History of New France
The recent enthusiasm with regards to Native history has attracted even more attention to these texts, which contain a wealth of information about Aboriginal societies encountered by the French, and about the consequences (economic, cultural, demographic, religious, etc.) of these encounters.
Most of the Relations written by the Jesuits in New France were published in Paris by Sébastien Cramoisy*.
Publication of these annual accounts continued for forty years, a period when the Jesuits were the leading players of the missionary activity in New France.
www.collectionscanada.ca /jesuit-relations/index-e.html   (366 words)

  
 Jesuit High School Honoring Our Traditions Capital Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As a student at Jesuit, he was well known for his leadership and accomplishments in academics and on the athletic field.
Steve has been active at Jesuit for many years as a member of the Alumni Association and currently serves as President of the Jesuit Advancement Council (formerly known as the Jesuit Foundation).
Laura was also an integral member of the inaugural Jesuit Gaudiosa, which raised $151,000 for the benefit of the campaign.
www.tampajesuit.org /images/HOT/HOTcomponents.htm   (681 words)

  
 Editorials -- Keep a Jesuit at College Helm
Although one need not have teaching experience to hold a deanship, a dean is responsible for maintaining the quality of education at his or her school.
A Jesuit education aims to create Renaissance men and women who know the connection between the past and the present, reasoning, ethics and the arts.
Though it is unfortunate that limiting the search to Jesuit eliminates the possibility of a female dean, there is plenty a new dean can and should do to ameliorate gender relations on campus.
www.thehoya.com /editorials/111798/edit1.htm   (555 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Women's teams at Jesuit schools try to catch up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jesuit colleges typically taught only men for much of their histories.
Jesuit schools have appeared in the men's Final Four 16 times; Xavier in 2001 is the only Jesuit school to get as far the final eight in the women's tournament.
The 19 Jesuit schools currently in Division I have appeared in the NCAA men's tournament 187 times, almost triple the 66 entries these schools have put in the women's tournament.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/womensbasketball/2005-02-27-jesuit-womens-hoops_x.htm   (1415 words)

  
 The Black Pope Count Hans Kolvenbach,The Jesuit’s General
Well, the Jesuits had brought in all of their top Nazi SS soldiers into the CIA because the Jesuits were using the SS to kill the Jews in Europe.
But the Jesuits, in their determination to destroy the Reformation and the Modern Era and bring us back to the Dark Ages, seek to reverse the effects of the Modern Era, and thus, what was brought about by the 30 Years War.
Well, the Jesuits, in fulfilling their Bloody Oath that we are making and waging relentless war on all Protestants, and all political liberals, they hatched-out the plot to kill all the Irish Protestants in Ireland with the O’Neil family.
www.theforbiddenknowledge.com /hardtruth/blackpope.htm   (15197 words)

  
 Jesuit, classicist, benign larrikin - Obituaries - www.smh.com.au
Jesuit, classicist, benign larrikin - Obituaries - www.smh.com.au
Yet he was naturally conservative and a Jesuit, bound by a vow of obedience.
He could refer to an old cousin and Jesuit colleague, Michael Scott, by saying, "he was a lovely fellow, Mick, I loved him".
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/02/22/1077384635785.html?from=storyrhs   (1766 words)

  
 Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley: FAQs
The Jesuit School of Theology requires two letters of recommendation for those entering our degree programs, and one letter of recommendation for an application to be a Special Student.
The Jesuit School is aware of the high demand for housing in our residential neighborhood, which is just north of the University of California, Berkeley campus.
Housing at the Jesuit School is not guaranteed and students are advised to actively pursue leads for housing through other sources.
www.jstb.edu /prospective/faqs.html   (1604 words)

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