List of Jesuit sites


This non-exhaustive list includes past and present buildings, facilities and institutions associated with the Society of Jesus. In each country, sites are listed in chronological order of start of Jesuit association.

Church of the Gesu, mother church of the Society of Jesus in Rome
College church (St. Mariä Himmelfahrt), Cologne
Ruins of Saint Paul's Church, Macau
Professed House church in Paris
Novitiate of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, Rome
University Church, Vienna
College church, Puebla
College church, Minsk
Professed house church, Vilnius
Professed House in Malá Strana, Prague
Church of the Gesù, Brussels

Nearly all these sites have been managed or maintained by Jesuits at some point of time since the Society's founding in the 16th century, with indication of the relevant period in parentheses. The Jesuits built many new colleges and churches over the centuries, for which the start date indicated is generally the start of the project (e.g. invitation or grant from a local ruler) rather than the opening of the institution which often happened several years later. The Jesuits also occasionally took over a pre-existing institution and/or building, for example a number of medieval abbeys in the Holy Roman Empire.

In the third quarter of the 18th century, the suppression of the Society of Jesus abruptly terminated the Jesuit presence in nearly all facilities that existed at the time. Many of these, however, continued their educational mission under different management; in cases where they moved to different premises from the ones operated by the Jesuits, the Jesuit site is mentioned in the list as precursor to the later institution. Outside Rome, sites operated by Jesuits since the early 19th century are generally different from those before the 18th-century suppression. Later episodes of expulsion of the Jesuits also terminated their involvement in a number of institutions, e.g. in Russia in 1820, parts of Italy at several times during the 19th century, Switzerland in 1847, Germany in 1872, Portugal in 1910, China after 1949, Cuba in 1961, or Haiti in 1964.

The territorial allocation across countries uses contemporary boundaries, which often differ from historical ones. An exception is made for Rome which is highlighted at the start. Similarly and for simplicity, only modern place names are mentioned, spelled as on their main Wikipedia page in English, even in cases where those modern names were never in use during the time of local Jesuit involvement.

Europe


Rome

Chapel of La Storta
Historic building of Collegio Romano
Church of Sant'Ignazio
Palazzo Gabrielli Borromeo
Biblical Institute
Gregorian University

Albania

Austria

Church am Hof, Vienna
College church, Innsbruck
Stella Matutina, Feldkirch
Canisius College, Innsbruck

Belarus

College at Orsha
College church, Grodno
College at Pinsk
  • Jesuit college in Polotsk (1580–1820), from 1812 an academy [be], seat of the Order's General Curia from 1773 to 1820, now Polotsk State University; college church demolished in 1964
  • Jesuit college [be] in Nyasvizh (1584–1773), now Corpus Christi Church
  • Jesuit college [be] in Orsha (1610–1820), reconstructed in the early 21st century
  • Jesuit residence [be] in Babruysk (1618–1773, with interruptions), initially a mission until 1630
  • Jesuit college [be] in Grodno (1622–1773), now Catholic Cathedral of Saint Francis Xavier
  • Jesuit college [be] in Novogrudok (1626–1773), initially a mission and from 1631 to 1714 a residence, now demolished
  • Jesuit college [be] in Brest (1629–1773), now Brest Fortress; college church demolished in the mid-20th century
  • Jesuit college [be] in Pinsk (1638–1773), now Belarusian Polesia Museum [ru]; college church demolished in the mid-20th century
  • Jesuit college [be] in Vitebsk (1640–1820), until 1682 a residence, later Catholic Church of Saint Joseph [be], demolished in the 1950s
  • Jesuit college [be] in Minsk (1654–1773), initially a mission and from 1686 to 1714 a residence, now Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Name of Mary; adjacent college buildings were demolished in the 1960s, except the Catholic consistory [be], and the reconstruction of the Governor's House [be] was considered in 2019
  • Jesuit college [be] in Novaja Myš [be] (1667–1693)
  • Jesuit college [be] in Juravičy [be] (1673–1820), until 1778 a residence, now a Russian Orthodox monastery
  • Jesuit college [be] in Mogilev (1680–1820), until 1799 a residence, later Catholic Church of Saint Francis Xavier [be], demolished in the 1950s
  • Jesuit college [be] in Slutsk (1689–1773), initially a mission and from 1703 to 1714 a residence
  • Jesuit college [be] in Mstsislaw (1690–1820), initially a mission and from 1711 to 1799 a residence, now Catholic Church of St. Michael the Archangel [be]
  • Jesuit residence in Slonim (1709–1781)
  • Jesuit college in Zhodishki [be] (1722–1773)
  • Eastern Catholic Jesuit seminary in Albertyn Mansion near Slonim (1924–1939)

Belgium

College church, Antwerp
College courtyard, Tournai
College church, Kortrijk
College church, Leuven
Saint Michael College, Brussels

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Seminary in Travnik
  • Jesuit seminar, now Petar Barbarić Catholic School [hr] in Travnik (1882–1945 and since 1999)
  • Church and Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius [bs] in Sarajevo (1893–1944)

Croatia

Jesuit church, Rijeka

Czechia

Clementinum library, Prague
College at Chomutov
College at Kutná Hora

Denmark

Jesus Heart's Church, Copenhagen

Estonia

  • Jesuit College [pl] in Tartu (1586–1625)

France

College of Clermont, Paris: street view before 19th-century destruction
College church, Cambrai
College at Lyon
College at Bourges
College church, Eu
College church, Rouen
College at Besançon
College portal, La Flèche
College church, Rennes
College at Moulins
College church, Metz
College at Clermont-Ferrand
College church, Bastia
College at Strasbourg
Lycée Sainte-Geneviève, Versailles

Germany

College at Munich
College church, Munich
College church, Würzburg
College at Mainz
College at Dillingen
College at Heiligenstadt
College church, Landsberg am Lech
College at Koblenz
College at Paderborn
College church, Münster
College church, Aachen
College church, Heidelberg

Greece

Hungary

View of Buda with the church of Saint Anne (left), Matthias Church and Hilton Hotel on the grounds of the Jesuit college (background)
College at Székesfehérvár

Ireland

Clongowes Wood College
Manresa House, Dublin

Italy (outside Rome)

College in Naples
College church, Genoa
College church, Turin
Brera college, Milan
Professed house (Gesù Nuovo), Naples
College church, Trieste
College in Venice
Mainland
Sardinia
Novitiate at Cagliari
Sicily
College church, Trapani
College at Mazara del Vallo
Seminary church, Noto

Kosovo

Latvia

Residence church in Skaistkalne
  • Jesuit college [pl] in Riga (1582–1621)
  • St. James's Cathedral in Riga (1582–1621)
  • Jesuit college [pl] in Cēsis (1582–1625), initially a residence until 1614
  • Jesuit college [be] in Daugavpils (1630–1811, with interruption 1656–1669), initially a residence until 1761, now Daugavpils fortress; college church destroyed during World War II
  • Jesuit school in Izvalta (1635–1820), from 1817 a college, now Izvalta Church [lv]
  • Jesuit residence in Skaistkalne (1660–1773), initially a mission until 1677, now Church of the Assumption [lv]
  • Jesuit college in Krāslava (1676–1811)
  • Jesuit residence in Jelgava (1690–1773)
  • Jesuit college in Ilūkste (1690–1773), initially a residence until 1761, destroyed during World War I
  • Jesuit college in Dagda (1742–1820)
  • Jesuit college in Puša, Rēzekne Municipality (1743–1820 and since 2006), now Puša Catholic Church [lv]
  • Jesuit residence in Riga (1804–1820)[23]

Lithuania

Vilnius college courtyard
Kaunas college church

Luxembourg

College at Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

  • Jesuit college in the former Convent of the Visitation (1862–1910), now Lycée Albert Premier
  • Church of the Sacred Heart [fr] (1926–1965), now a parish church

Netherlands

Church in Amersfoort
Berchmanianum, Nijmegen

Poland

College at Poznań
Collegium Broscianum at Kraków
College at Sandomierz
University of Wrocław
College at Krasnystaw

Portugal

College of arts, Coimbra
College church, Funchal
College church, Santarém

Romania

College church, Târgu Mureș

Russia

College at Saint Petersburg

Serbia

Slovakia

University at Trnava

Slovenia

College church, Maribor

Spain

Sanctuary of Loyola
Cave of St Ignatius, Manresa
College at Segovia
College at Madrid
College church, Santander
English college, Valladolid
College at Monforte de Lemos
College at Granada
Novitiate in Seville
College church, Salamanca
Col·legi Casp, Barcelona
University of Deusto, Bilbao
St Ignatius College, Barcelona

Sweden

Switzerland

College at Lucerne
College at Fribourg

Ukraine

College church, Lviv
College at Kremenets
College church, Ternopil

United Kingdom

St Ignatius, Preston
St Beuno's Centre
Sacred Heart, Wimbledon
Campion Hall, Oxford
England
Scotland
Sacred Heart, Edinburgh
Wales
Jersey

Americas


Argentina

College at Buenos Aires
College church, Córdoba
Mission of San Ignacio Miní
Estancia Santa Catalina
Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires

Belize

Bolivia

College at Sucre
San José de Chiquitos
San Miguel de Velasco

Brazil

College at Salvador, Bahia
College at São Paulo
College at São Luís, Maranhão
Mission of São Miguel
Saint Ignatius College, Rio de Janeiro

Canada

Grand séminaire, Quebec City
Church of the Gesù, Montreal
Villa Saint-Martin, Montreal
Manresa Centre, Pickering
St Charles Garnier College, Quebec City

Chile

Church at Calera de Tango
Church at Achao, Chiloé
Church at Valparaíso

Colombia

College at Bogotá
College at Cartagena
Xavierian University, Bogotá

Cuba

College church, Havana

Dominican Republic

College at Santo Domingo

Ecuador

College church, Quito
College patio, Quito

France (overseas)

  • Habitation Loyola [fr] in French Guiana (1668–1764), now an archaeological park

El Salvador

Guatemala

College at Antigua Guatemala
Landívar University central campus

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Mexico

College of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Mexico City
Professed house church, Mexico City
College at Tepotzotlán
College of Saint Ildefonsus, Mexico City
College church, Guadalajara
College at Morelia
Mission of Santa Rosa de las Palmas, Baja California
College at Zacatecas

Nicaragua

Panama

College at Panama City

Paraguay

Mission of San Cosme y Damián

Peru

Church of Saint Peter, Andahuaylillas
College at Cusco
College church, Arequipa

United States

Newtown Manor, Maryland
Sainte Marie Among the Iroquois, New York
Georgetown University, Washington DC
Cunniffe House, Fordham University, New York
St Ignatius Church, Baltimore
Eastern Seaboard
Middle West and Great Plains
Mission Saint-Ignace, Michigan
Cudahy Science Hall, Loyola University Chicago
Johnston Hall, Marquette University Milwaukee
St Ignatius High School, Cleveland
South
Loyola University, New Orleans
West
Mission San Xavier del Bac, Arizona
Santa Clara University
University of San Francisco
Puerto Rico

Uruguay

Estancia del Río de las Vacas

Venezuela

Andrés Bello Catholic University, Caracas
Catholic University of Tachira

Africa and Middle East


Algeria

Angola

  • Jesuit college of the Holy Name of Jesus in Luanda (1584–1759, with interruption 1641–1648), now Ministry of Justice, National Printing House and Igreja de Jesus[45]
  • Jesuit college in M'banza-Kongo (1623–1669)[45]

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Burundi

Cameroon

Collège Libermann, Douala
  • Collège Libermann [fr] in Douala (since 1957)

Cape Verde

  • Jesuit mission in Cape Verde (1604–1617)

Chad

Côte d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of Congo

Lovanium University, Kinshasa

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Ethiopia

Jesuit mission, Gongora
  • Jesuit complex [fr] in Gorgora (1608–1633), now Ruins of Gorgora Nova [fr]

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Biblical Institute, Jerusalem

Kenya

Lebanon

Saint Joseph University, Beirut

Liberia

  • Xavier Jesuit School in Wein Town, Paynesville (since 2007)

Madagascar

Malawi

Mozambique

Nigeria

Rwanda

South Africa

Syria

  • Jesuit residence and school in Aleppo (mid-17th century), with satellite schools in Sidon (Lebanon) and Damascus[50]
  • Deir Wartan [ar] in Aleppo (since 1926)

Turkey

Saint Benedict, Istanbul

Uganda

United Arab Emirates

Zambia

Canisius School, Chikuni Mission

Zimbabwe

St George's College, Harare

South Asia


Bangladesh

Bhutan

India

Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
Andhra Pradesh
Bihar
St Xavier's High School, Patna
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
St Paul's Church, Diu
Delhi
Goa
Church of Our Lady of the Snows, Rachol
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa
Gujarat
St Xavier's High School, Ahmedabad
Jharkhand
St John's High School, Ranchi
XLRI, Jamshedpur
St Xavier's School, Bokaro Steel City
Karnataka
St Aloysius College, Mangalore
St Aloysius College church, Mangalore
Kerala
Old Church of Saint Thomas, Pala
St Ignatius Church, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
St Xavier's College, Mumbai
Odisha
Xavier University Bhubaneswar
Puducherry
College church, Pondicherry
Rajasthan
St Xavier's School, Jaipur
Tamil Nadu
Our Lady of Snows, Thoothukudi
St Mary's School, Dindigul
Loyola College, Chennai
Telangana
Uttar Pradesh
Akbar's Church, Agra
West Bengal
St Xavier's College, Kolkata
St Joseph's School, Darjeeling

Nepal

St Xavier's School, Jawalakhel

Pakistan

St Patrick's Cathedral, Karachi

Sri Lanka

St Aloysius' College, Galle

East & Southeast Asia


China

College church, Macau
Zhalan Cemetery, Beijing
Jingyi church, Shanghai
Zi-Ka-Wei Library, Shanghai
Xuhui High School, Shanghai

Taiwan

East Timor

Indonesia

Canisius College, Jakarta

Japan

Hiroshima Academy High School

Malaysia

Church of St Paul, Malacca

Philippines

College church, Manila
Guiuan Church
Ateneo de Naga

Republic of Korea

Sogang University, Seoul

Thailand

Vietnam

Oceania


Australia

St Ignatius' College, Riverview
St Ignatius Church, Toowong
Newman College, Melbourne

Micronesia

New Zealand

Palau

See also


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