The Order of the Jesuits is divided into seven classes or categories:

 

I.

Jesuits of the short gown.

II.

The Novices.

III.

The Approved Scholars.

IV.

The Temporal Coadjutors or Lay Friars.

V.

The Spiritual Coadjutors.

VI.

The Professed.

VII.

The General.