Oregon Jesuit Fr. Pat Conroy, SJ, is Chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before Pope's Francis' addressed Congress, Fr. Conroy got to meet briefly with the Pope.

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September 17, 2015 — An overview of Pope Francis' life as a Jesuit; he entered the Society of Jesus in 1958 at age 21.
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September 14, 2015 — As excitement builds for Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to the U.S., 300 Jesuits in formation offer words of welcome and share their perspectives about the significance of a Jesuit pope.
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September 9, 2015 — Today is the feast day of Saint Peter Claver, a Jesuit missionary known as the patron saint of slaves, African missions and interracial justice.
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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. Ignatius Church
Founded in 1907, St. Ignatius Parish draws worshipers from its diverse community just east of the Willamette River in Portland, Ore.
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