The ELF Drive – Extending Love to Families – is underway! Like many of our classes, clubs, and Christmas lovers, can you adopt a family with special needs and provide them with pantry items and/or gifts for the holidays? This charitable effort helps increase the joy and dignity for a family with a child with […]
The Brophy Community will mark the start of Pope Francis’ announced Year of Mercy with Mass on December 8 and efforts throughout the year to better live out the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
The Loyola Academy will lead the Brophy community in worship to honor Mary’s Immaculate Conception and her importance as Our Lady of Guadalupe. Fr. Erick Berrelleza, S.J. will be our celebrant Tuesday, December 8 to lead our Advent and Marian prayers at the Mass.
On Wednesday, December 9, the OFJ will host its last Advocacy Day of the year out on the mall with exhibits that highlight commitments we all can make to the Year of Mercy and the introduction to the start of Brophy’s first-ever St. Joseph of Arimathea Society.
This Monday and Tuesday (November 23-24) are the last two collection days for Brophy’s Thanksgiving charity effort. Our goal is $12,000 so PLEASE continue to give and give even more generously as we proclaim just how generous our community can be.
Starting November 30, the OFJ asks that Brophy families, classes, clubs, and teams adopt a family for the holiday season! Through the AZ Developmental Disabilites Network, your donations of food and gifts will provide an easier and more enjoyable experience of the holidays for families who have a parent or child who has mental and/or […]
They’re baaack! Our Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice immersion students and faculty have come back from Washington, DC on fire! Even the cold and rain could not keep them from speaking with many of Arizona’s elected officials about justice and US policy. The group worked with many Brophy alums like Jack Welty and JP Hornbeck, […]
The LAST deadline for immersion trip applications is December 11. Many second semester national trips like LA Plunge and Alabama Civil Rights are still open for sign up. Fill out your application soon! The link is on the OFJ website under Immersion Program.
The OFJ wants to express a heartfelt thank you to Fr. Lou Bishop, S.J. for all his years of service to Brophy, especially the Office of Faith and Justice. Fr. Lou has gone on countless retreats and has guided so many students and faculty in their spirituality. Fr. Bishop will be working now in California […]
On Wednesday, October 28, the OFJ, in partnership with the Jesuit Refugee Services and the Middle Eastern Club, hosted the second Advocacy Day of the year. These events, also called “Ignatius Presents…” are efforts by our students to advocate for particular change in our society that reflects the Catholic Church’s teachings on justice, morality, and human dignity. This experience offered exhibits […]
On Thursday, November 5th, Brophy students will gather to pray… remember and celebrate the lives of the six Jesuits and two lay women martyred in 1989 at the University of Central America in El Salvador. Mr. Dominic Scheuring will give a reflection and the B Sharp a capella group will provide music. Let us pray that we have the […]
Students, faculty, and staff are all encouraged to give generously as we collect money to support local, national, and international agencies that not only provide resources and dignity to the needy, but also provide students the spaces and opportunity to know the poor, face to face. Please try to give each day in 6th period […]
Very soon, the OFJ will be asking for classes, clubs, teams, and even Brophy families to adopt a family through the AZ Developmental Disabilities Network who needs a little help to have a truly dignified holiday season and new year. Please consider being a part of this charitable work, supplying food pantry and gifts for […]
Did you know that Brophy sent 13 students and 4 faculty to Washington, DC this week? The Ignatian Family Teach-In is once again hosting delegations from all over the country to hear speakers on issues of justice and to engage in dialogue with elected officials about policy reform on issues such as immigration, the refugee […]
Still spots available for December trip! See Mr. Nagaki in the OFJ for more information. Our hope to raise awareness of US-Mexico border issues and support this Jesuit apostolate in Nogales is meeting with great success.
Saturday, November 21st! – Don’t miss this special day sponsored by the Dad’s Club. For more information and to make a reservation click here.
Our inaugural Havasupai Village and School immersion delegation returned safely home after a full, long weekend of hard work, cultural learning, and engagement with the issues that confront the Native American people of the Grand Canyon. We thank Dr. Ramon Tusell of the Brophy Science Department for his leadership on this unique immersion opportunity.
Wednesday, October 28th, the OFJ, in partnership with the Middle Eastern Club, will host our next on-campus teach-in. The Refugee Crisis facing Syria, Europe, and the African continent will be addressed with exhibits, a videoscape, and advocacy that students can do to address this modern challenge in a personal way.
Students who applied for Winter, Spring or Summer trips with an October 16th application deadline will be notified in the next few weeks as to their status for a trip. Please see individual trip leaders if you have questions. You’ll find more info here.
This week, sophomores who perform service hours at local schools as tutors gathered to reflect on the personal growth they are experiencing from their work with young people and education.
The Ignatian Family Teach-In Immersion will depart and the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador Prayer Service will be celebrated November 5th in the Graham Plaza. Brophy, as a member of the Ignatian Solidarity Network, looks to these experiences as memorials and calls to future action for the cause of justice.
Every year, the Brophy community collects dollars and cents during 6th period classes throughout the month of November to support the many agencies, local and global, that partner with us to provide service and advocacy for the poor. Our goal this year is $12,000 and starts Friday, October 30. Please give and give generously.
The first Magis Retreat and first Kairos Retreat of the year recently went up the mountain to our Manresa retreat in Oak Creek Canyon. Retreatants and the students and faculty leaders all report rich spiritual renewal and powerful community and faith-building from these days together. Our next Magis leaves next week! Want to go on […]
The deadline to sign up for any Winter immersion trip or select Summer experiences is fast approaching. Please sign up using this link by Friday, October 15. Sign up for Kino Border, Walk/March for Life SanFran/DC, El Salvador, Argentina exchange, and more!
Our first Kino Border Trip (September 18th) was a huge success with nine students joining two teachers on the journey to the border in Nogales. This weekend, eight Brophy Student Council students will join Mr. Pete Burr and Mr. Nagaki on immersion for the OFJ’s first weekend-long border experience of the year.
The Freshmen Class met once again with their Big Brothers at a luncheon this past Thursday. The bonds of brotherhood keep getting stronger! Our next major event for the Frosh Experience will be Game Day in February when we celebrate sports with Special Olympians!
Wednesday, September 23, the OFJ, in partnership with the Kino Border Initiative (KBI) and the Kino Teens Club, hosted the first Advocacy Day of the year. These events, also called “Ignatius Presents…” are efforts by our students to advocate for particular change in our society that reflects the Catholic Church’s teachings on justice, morality, and human […]
Next week, we celebrate Brophy’s Ignatian roots, remembering the first companions of the Society of Jesus and the legacy of Jesuit education worldwide. A large “Wolf and Kettle” statue will appear on campus, AMDG buttons and Suscipe prayer posters will be shared, great Ignatian people and themes will be presented on the mall and the […]
Desert Mission (Sunnyslope), of the HonorHealth System welcomed the very first freshman service-learning delegation to their full-service food pantry and outreach center for kids and senior citizens. Fourteen students spent the day helping needy families shop for their groceries and engaged kids and seniors in games and activities. We welcome Desert Mission to the OFJ […]