July 14, 2015 — Today is the feast of the first Native American saint, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks, who sought out Jesuit missionaries to baptize her because of how much their preaching moved her. Read more
When Oregon Jesuit Fr. Jack Bentz, began as campus minister at St. Paul’s Catholic Student Center at Boise State University last summer, he became the first Jesuit to hold that position in the school’s history. Now, he’s working to bring Ignatian spirituality to campus. Read more
The Society of Jesus - Serving the Catholic Church for the greater glory of God.
We’re pleased to offer several ways to get involved with the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus.
No matter your connection to the Society of Jesus, there is an opportunity for you to partner with the Jesuits and become part of their work.
Jesuit Parishes in U.S.
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.
St. Rita of Cascia Church
St. Rita of Cascia was founded in 1922 to serve the area’s Italian immigrants in Tacoma, Wash.