Jesuit Order

The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu, S.J. and S.I. or SJ, SI ) is a Roman Catholic Church religious order whose members are called Jesuits. The order was founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Connected Sites

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Alcala de Henares Jesuit College and Church
Brugge church of Saint Walburga
Cartagena Iglesia de San Pedro Claver
Cesky Krumlov Renaissance Jesuite college
Churches of Chiloé
City of Luxembourg The Notre-Dame Cathedral "was originally a Jesuit church".
Dubrovnik Church of St. Ignatius and the Jesuit College
Fasil Ghebbi "the Baroque style brought to Gondar by the Jesuit missionaries" (unesco website)
Florence San Giovannino degli Scolopi: "In the mid-16th century, Cosimo I applied the inheritance of a Giovanni di Lando of the neighboring Gori family to the erection of a church for the newly arrived Jesuits (1577)."
Graz Jesuit College
Great Spa Towns of Europe The former Jesuit Monastery close to the Collegiate church became the conversation house/Kurhaus until 1825 and afterwards the Town Hall. (nom file)
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba
Jesuit Missions of Trinidad and Jesus
Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis
L'viv The St. Peter and Paul Church of the Jesuit Order [Kostiol Jezuitiv]
Macao Saint Paul's Church
Mbanza Kongo The main archaeological site, Tadi dya Bukikwa (“inverted stone” or “that which has not yet revealed its contents” in the Kikongo language), corresponds in all probability to the Jesuit college (AB ev)
Mexico City and Xochimilco The Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso was founded in 1572 by the first Jesuits that reached present-day Mexico. After the expulsion of the Jesuits from the Spanish Dominion, in 1767, the building kept its educational role, even housing the School of Law and the School of Medicine after the Independence.
Naples Ges? Nuovo
Nesvizh The Corpus Christi Church (constructed 1587-1593) is one of the earliest Jesuit churches in the world (wiki)
Olinda Jesuit College
Panamá Remains of a Jesuit Church at Panama Viejo
Prague St Nicholas Church
Puebla Jesuit Church
Quebrada de Humahuaca Jesuit Church in Purmamarca
Querétaro Reales Colegios de San Ignacio y San Francisco Javier were both founded by the Jesuits.
Quito Jesuit College of La Compania
Rome Saint Ignatius' Church and Jesus Church
Salvador de Bahia The Cathedral was a former Jesuit Church
San Cristobal de La Laguna Casa de los Jesuitas (Building started in 1733, by the Jesuit fathers, who moved in in 1737 and moved out again in 1767, when they were expelled from the Island.)
San Miguel de Allende Atotonilco Sanctuary
Santiago de Compostela Convent and Church of Santo Agostiño is now occupied by Jesuits
Siena The Collegio Tolomei, founded in 1676, was "run as a seminary by the Jesuits and targeted youth from the noble families in Siena", until the suppression of the Jesuit order in 1773.
Sucre Convent of the Jesuits
Syracuse "Church of the Collegio (built by the Jesuits in the 17th century)" (AB Ev)
Telc "Baroque elements were introduced by the Jesuits, who built a college (1651-65) and the Church of the Name of Jesus (1666-67)." (ICOMOS)
Toledo Saint Ildefonso's Church
Val di Noto Santa Maria del Gesu at Ragusa, Jesuite college at Notto and at Caltagirone
Valletta Jesuit Church
Venice and its Lagoon Chiesa dei Gesuiti
Vienna Jesuit Church
Wachau Cultural Landscape Jesuitenkolleg in Krems
Zacatecas Santo Domingo and College


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