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Thomas Greene, SJ

25 Years a Jesuit
Provincial, Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province


Father Thomas P. Greene, SJ, provincial of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province, is celebrating 25 years as a member of the Society of Jesus. 

A native of New Orleans, Fr. Greene attended Jesuit High School before enrolling at Loyola University, first for a bachelor’s degree in business and then for a juris doctorate.  

In time, he discerned a Jesuit vocation and, since his priestly ordination in 2007, has served the Society of Jesus in a variety of leadership roles. 

Father Greene served as assistant for international ministries of the former New Orleans Province then as secretary for social and international ministries at Jesuit Conference USA in Washington, D.C.  

Prior to being named provincial, he served as the UCS Province’s assistant for international ministries while leading the Jesuit Community of Belize and as rector at Bellarmine House of Studies in St. Louis. 

Father Greene also possesses degrees in social philosophy, theology and dispute resolution.