The Jesuit Community
The Jesuit Community at Canisius College
Welcome to the Canisius Jesuit Community page, a religious community of the New York Province of the Society of Jesus. The Jesuits work in one of three educational apostolates in Buffalo:
Many do additional pastoral work in the Diocese of Buffalo. All of these men work to fulfill the Jesuit goals of serving faith and promoting justice in dialogue with diverse cultures and religions. Further, they labor with their colleagues to develop “men and women for and with others” in all three of their ministries. In so doing, they follow the ideals of the Community’s namesake and patron saint, the 16th Century Dutch Jesuit Peter Canisius who showed great zeal in promoting education and the Catholic faith.
The Jesuits live in Loyola Hall on the Canisius College campus. It has been home for the Jesuits, since it was first built in 1949.
Becoming A Jesuit
How has following the Jesuit tradition lead to a great life? Hear from a few men in formation on how becoming a Jesuit priest shaped them: