Alabama Civil Rights and Hopi/Navajo Nation Immersions over Spring Break

On April 2, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

These two immersion experiences take students and faculty to places and people near and far to experience justice through solidarity and service over Spring Break. We pray for their safe travel and meaningful formation through immersion.

Father Olivier

On March 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

The Office of Faith and Justice truly grieves at the passing of our close friend and colleague, Fr. Harry “Dutch” Olivier, S.J. We also celebrate both the simple and profound ways he cared for us all in the Brophy community. He has been and will continue to be the model of “Man for Others” we […]

Closing the Summit on Human Dignity – Continuing exploration in Restorative Justice

On March 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, Summit on Human Dignity, by Blair Cook

We thank the entire Brophy community and all visiting speakers and agencies who helped us successfully take a more critical look at the U.S. criminal justice system through the lens of human dignity. Student clubs have committed to incorporating this justice issue into their service work, faculty and staff are continuing the conversations in their […]

KBI

On March 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Share a Pair of Jeans – Friday, March 20, we are asking students to bring in pairs of jeans as donations to the Kino Border Initiative. The OFJ is happy to take donations of jeans up through Wednesday, March 25th. These much needed items along with other goods will be taken down to Nogales by […]

Safe and Sound: The Case for Restorative Justice

On March 5, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Our Summit is underway and from the opening Mass with Fr. Stephen Barber, S.J. to Workshop Day just yesterday, the Brophy community is in ever increasing dialogue about issues in the criminal justice system and the challenges of reconciliation. Take a look at the Summit website to find out more about these experiences and upcoming […]

Lenten Reconciliation Services

On March 5, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

The Brophy community will focus in prayer after the Monday, March 16th holiday with services Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for students to visit the chapel and, if they choose, receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Our Jesuit community along with visiting priests will be on hand to hear confessions.

KBI Trip

On March 5, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Our last Friday day-trip of the year is in Nogales right now! One KBI trip remains this school year – March 27-29. See Mr. Londono for more details and sign up packets.

Lenten Drive

On March 5, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Increasing our Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving – The Brophy community is collecting donations in 6th period classes to reach a goal of $10,000 to share with local and regional agencies that address the concerns of our Summit topic of restorative justice. Give and Give Generously, Broncos!

We Took the Plunge!

On February 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Two immersion groups participated in the Phoenix and Los Angeles Urban Plunges this past weekend. Students and faculty explored urban environments and challenges ranging from chronic homelessness and gang violence to poverty and substance abuse. From Downtown Urban Community Kids in Phoenix to Homeboy Industries in LA, Brophy Broncos made the very most of their […]

Kino Border Initiative Immersion

On February 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

We have added a 2015 KBI weekend trip! March 27-29, the cost is $90. See Mr. Londono in the OFJ to get your registration packet. Spots will fill quickly!

Lenten Drive

On February 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

This week, the Brophy community began collecting dollars and cents during 6th period classes to answer the call of our Catholic Tradition to increase our almsgiving during Lent. Our goal is to raise $10,000 for local programs that address poverty and agencies that especially aid in the restorative process for victims and offenders in the criminal […]

The Summit on Human Dignity — March 2-13

On February 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

The Summit on Human Dignity is only a month away! Recent Catholic social teaching about restorative justice approaches and concern for issues in the U.S. criminal justice system have led the Brophy community to consider more intentionally how the Gospel message of Jesus can permeate how justice is served in our country. We will hear […]

What’s UP at Manresa?

On February 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

February Magis has just come home and Kairos 137 leaves next week. Retreats for the remainder of the year are very full…thanks to Ms. McDonald and the power of the retreat program…but please stop by the OFJ if you would like to check for openings on our remaining trips up the mountain!

Mother/Son Communion Breakfast – Saturday, February 21, 9-11:30 a.m.

On February 20, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Mother/Son Communion Breakfast – Saturday, February 21, 9-11:30 a.m. We are grateful to the Mothers’ Guild for hosting this prayerful and fun event where mothers and their sons celebrate “Unity Grounded in Abundant Love”.

Game Day with Special Olympics!

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Freshmen had a great day of friendship and fun activities with Special Olympians from all over the Valley of the Sun. Brophy freshmen have certainly learned the Special Olympian oath…”Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” ALL winners out there today!

The Summit on Human Dignity

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

The Summit on Human Dignity is only a month away! Recent Catholic social teaching about restorative justice approaches and concern for issues in the U.S. criminal justice system have led the Brophy community to consider more intentionally how the Gospel message of Jesus can permeate how justice is served in our country. We will hear […]

Alabama bound?

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Alabama bound? You should be! There are still spots open on the Alabama Civil Rights Immersion over Spring Break (April). Frosh thru Seniors are welcome to see Coach Fuller or Ms. Vaughan to get more info about this powerful, and never more pertinent, immersion experience. Sign up soon!

Got Immersion?

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Got Immersion? We do. Students can still sign up (frosh thru seniors) for the Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation immersion experience over Spring Break!  See Mrs. Mazier to join this exciting and meaningful journey into Native American culture and issues.

PHX and LA Plunges!

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Over 20 students and faculty will be exploring issues of urban poverty and culture close to home and close to the heart. These immersions prove that you don’t need to go far to exercise your commitment to do justice as an agent for change.

Observing Lent

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Students will engage the themes of repentance, prayer, fasting, and almsgiving as encouraged by our Catholic Tradition by gathering for services on Ash Wednesday (February 18), practicing the Sacrament of Reconciliation (February 17-19), collecting charitable donations for partner agencies that serve the poor (Lenten Drive), and focusing on the grace of forgiveness during the daily […]

Kino Border Initiative Immersion

On February 6, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

We have added a 2015 KBI weekend trip for late March! See Mr. Londono in the OFJ for more information. Our hope to raise awareness of U.S. – Mexico border issues and support this Jesuit apostolate in Nogales is meeting with great success.

Game Day is coming!

On January 23, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Friday, February 6th, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m…ALL freshmen will have a day of fun with our Special Olympics buddies from schools in the Valley.  OFJ representatives will meet with all freshmen Monday, January 26 during scripture classes to begin preparations for hosting this awesome event.

Catholic Schools Week

On January 23, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Is your son headed to the Cathedral of Sts. Simon and Jude and a rally at the capitol this Wednesday, January 28? The OFJ is taking a group of students to celebrate our Catholic identity!  Students are welcome to stop by the OFJ and sign up!

It’s about dignity…

On January 23, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Brophy students have been standing up to be counted as true Men for Others, marching for equal and civil rights in the MLK day celebrations this past Monday, marching this week in Washington DC to proclaim the sacredness of human life, and praying for a consistent ethic of life, a seamless garment approach, at our […]

Kairos 136

On January 23, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

We send our first Kairos retreat of the new year up to Manresa next week. Please keep these students and the retreat team in your thoughts and prayers. K136 heads up the mountain soon!

Santa was so pleased!

On January 9, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Because of the generosity of the Brophy community, over 50 families with members with disabilities were cared for in the holiday season. All families received full pantry items and gifts for the season. Thank you for supporting this holiday ministry and supporting the dignity of these families. Families served by this ministry have sent us […]

New Year Immersions!

On January 9, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

We are sending faculty and students to Guatemala (Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos orphanage) and Washington, DC (March for Life) this month. These trips represent the strength of our immersion program to allow students the opportunity to encounter, learn from, and advocate for the most vulnerable populations…children, born and unborn.

Mass to Celebrate the Dignity of Life

On January 9, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Our community will come together in the spirit of the “seamless garment” of Christ to pray for and receive the grace to uphold the dignity of life wherever and however it is threatened on Thursday, January 22. For more information about the “seamless garment” approach to life issues, consider reading Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s writings. They […]

How will you MLK Day?

On January 9, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

Martin Luther King’s Dream is still waiting to be realized and the headlines suggest there is much we can do to promote solidarity between races and ethnic groups and achieve equality in our country. Mr. Lane McShane will host a Teach-In on campus at lunch on Thursday, January 15, the OFJ will be sending a […]

OFJ – Game Day is coming!

On January 9, 2015, in Office of Faith & Justice, by Blair Cook

NOT the NCAA Championship, NOT the Super Bowl. Something way more important. The final piece of Brophy’s Frosh Experience will take place Friday, February 6th when freshmen will meet and have a day of fun with our Special Olympic buddies from schools in the Valley.  OFJ representatives will meet with all freshmen in late January […]

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