Old St. Joseph’s Church was founded by the Jesuits in 1733 and is Philadelphia’s oldest Catholic community.
Founded in 1888, the University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share its way of proceeding. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth …
Since its founding in 1851, Saint Joseph’s University has advanced the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a rigorous Jesuit education – one that demands high achievement, expands knowledge, deepens understanding, stresses effective reasoning and communication, develops moral and spiritual character, and imparts enduring pride.
Scranton Prep was founded as an all-boys school in 1944. It became co-educational in 1971 when a fire destroyed Marywood Seminary, a local girls’ school.
St. Joseph’s Prep, founded in 1851, offers a college prep education for approximately 900 boys and is the site of the Victorian-era Church of Gesu.
Located adjacent to St. Joseph’s Prep, the Gesu School is a co-ed, Catholic, pre-K through 8th grade school administered by the Jesuits and the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters to serve the children of low-income families in North Philadelphia.