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Jesuit Novices Profess First Vows

Twenty-seven Jesuit novices in the United States, Canada and Haiti professed first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in August 2021.

Society of Jesus Welcomes 40 New Novices

The Society of Jesus in the United States, Canada and Haiti welcomed 40 new Jesuit novices in 2020 at novitiates in California, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti. They have taken the initial step on their journey toward Jesuit priesthood or brotherhood, known as “Jesuit formation,” which can take a total of eight to 12 years.