jesuit jesuit  /ˈdʒɛ ʒu ɪt/


  1. (n) a member of the Jesuit order
  2. (adj) having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism


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  1. ISU Roundup, June 18

    FOOTBALL Cyclones land prep WR Dallas Jesuit wide receiver Orion Salters has verbally committed to Iowa State, per a source. Also, Salters announced his commitment on Twitter.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Go Cyclones

  2. Francis at 100 days: 'the world's parish priest'

    Youths surround Pope Francis as he meets with students from Jesuit schools June 7 in Paul VI hall at the Vatican. (CNS/Reuters/Max Rossi)
    on June 18, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

  3. Wheeling Jesuit Students Pen Book on Social Media

    A group of students from Wheeling Jesuit are now published authors.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WTRF Wheeling


  1. "Paul's expanded responsibility for Jesuit higher education worldwide is an incredible honor for him and for Santa Clara University," said Markkula. "His role in the Jesuit higher education community is recognition of his visionary leadership...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Mike Markkula Source:

  2. "Tim was a man of many passions -- his family most of all, his faith, his country, political journalism, baseball and the Buffalo Bills," Brokaw said in a statement released Friday evening. "As a working class Irish-American with a Jesuit...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Tom Brokaw Source:

  3. "His wise counsel will be missed; his personal witness to the pursuit of holiness of life as a priest, a Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Church will be remembered and will encourage the Church to remain ever faithful to her Lord and his mission,"...
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Cardinal Francis George Source: Dallas Morning News

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