Our Name

Louis JolietThe Louis Joliet Society is named for Louis Joliet, the 17th century explorer who famously assisted Father
Jacques Marquette S.J. on his expedition to discover and map the Mississippi River between 1672 and
1674. In this same way, The Louis Joliet Society seeks to help Marquette University rediscover its authentic Catholic identity.

Learn more about Louis Joliet at http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08496a.htm.