What a great weekend! Freshmen and their big brothers, with the help of faculty, staff, administration and sophomore gophers, experienced service, prayer, fun, and true Brophy family wisdom as they engaged in activities of all kinds to, as Fr. Eddie Reese, S.J. said at the closing Mass, “complete the welcome of freshmen and their families […]
The OFJ’s first-ever “Ignatius Presents – Advocacy Day” will take place on campus Wednesday September 23 outside of Keating Hall throughout the day. The first advocacy day will invite students to engage the issues surrounding immigration in our country and the world. Students returning from today’s Kino Border Initiative day trip and Kino Teens Club will lead […]
The first time ever! A Catholic pope has been invited to address the US Congress. Pope Francis visits east coast cities, the World Meeting of Families, and speaks this coming Thursday, September 24 at 9:30 a.m. eastern time. Brophy students will be able to view the Pope’s speech later that day at lunch in the […]
The Immersion Trip Application Google form for students is now LIVE! This important form allows students to apply for our immersion trips this year. Students should indicate their preferences and offer short reflections as to why particular immersions are of interest. https://docs.google.com/a/brophyprep.org/forms/d/1cFpjsT_8X44ISwmDqgxICWzkk4n_jQjzNfl9QEstllM/viewform Participants are NOT chosen on a “first come, first served” basis but it […]
Want to go on an immersion trip (to another country) FOR FREE? The September 18th and indeed all the day trips this year heading to the Kino Border Initiative (US and Mexico side – Nogales) only require a willing participant, sign-up, and a passport! Use the immersion application link to sign up OR just stop […]
The coat of arms of Ignatius Loyola has two wolves around a large kettle. The history behind this insignia is very cool, but even more important is the fact that Brophy still honors the Loyola family and Ignatius’ call to serve by inviting students to come and hear from Jesuits and other religious leaders about […]
Freshmen (’19) and Class of ’19 Parents! NEXT weekend is Freshman Retreat! We are excited to welcome you all to next weekend’s experience that expresses and instills in everyone the vitality of belonging to the Brophy community! We ask that you turn your utmost attention to the following points of information so that Saturday morning, September 12 […]
Fall Loyola Project has started for sophomores working on their service hours. Students attend Tuesday-Thursday or Monday-Wednesday tutoring gatherings at partner schools like St. Gregory’s and St. Agnes.
We celebrate the Loyola Project’s 25th year in service to young people from our partner schools and agencies that rely on Brophy students for tutoring and companionship in their education. Check out this brief video from the founder of Loyola Project, Fr. John Auther, who currently serves as a pastor in San Diego, CA.
The OFJ service programs and advocacy campaigns are now under the direction of Mr. Will Rutt. He is a Brophy and Creighton University graduate and has worked in ministries in El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, and across the United States. Questions about sophomore and junior service projects and Freshman Breakaway can be directed to him. […]
It is great to have Dominic Scheuring and Cooper Nagaki (from the Brophy Class of 2011) and Thomas Ackels (from the Dallas Jesuit Class of 2011) with us in the OFJ this year to help students engage some of our most important and longest running programs.
Deacon Stickney will be conducting training sessions for students to become Communion Ministers on August 24th and 25th from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Both sessions are needed for training. You must be a baptized and confirmed Catholic to sign up. See Mrs. Hornbeck in the Office of Faith and Justice for details.
Tuesday, September 1, the OFJ hosts this critical information session for parents from 7:15-8:00 a.m. in the Harper Great Hall. Students will have a similar opportunity later that day at lunch. The immersion sign-up link goes live that day and Fall immersion trip applications are due Friday, September 11. Good idea to get passport applications in […]
Today, we welcomed Fr. Sean Michaelson, S.J. to our campus to celebrate with the faculty, students, and our Jesuit community this powerful tradition of Jesuit education. Come, Holy Spirit!
Freshman Retreat – “Stand Firm in the Faith” – Saturday – Sunday, September 12-13 – Freshmen and their parents alike will welcome this mandatory event that furthers their initiation into the Brophy community. The experience begins Saturday, September 12th at 8:45 a.m. at Brophy. All frosh families are welcome to attend the closing retreat Mass on Sunday, September 13th in […]
September 18th is the FIRST immersion experience of the year and it is OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS and is a DAY TRIP to the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Mexico. The Advocacy Day promoting this trip as a powerful first step into immersion and justice work through Brophy will be offered by the Kino Teens Club […]
The OFJ is accepting online applications for Magis and Kairos Retreats. Visit the OFJ website for applications and more information: http://www.brophyprep.org/ofj/welcome/retreats/
On August 20th, the OFJ held a mandatory orientation for all juniors registered for Fall Junior Justice Project. If your son is registered for Fall JJP and did not attend this meeting he must contact Mr. Rutt, (email@example.com) immediately to make sure he gets all of the relevant information.
On August 18th, the OFJ held a mandatory orientation for all sophomores registered for Fall Loyola Project. If your son is registered for Fall LP and did not attend this meeting he must contact Mr. Rutt, (firstname.lastname@example.org) immediately to make sure he gets all of the relevant information.
Freshmen will be contacted for their assigned Breakaway day. Mr. Scheuring and Mr. Ackels will put together Breakaway groups, travelling to the Human Services Campus or Desert Mission to serve. A Breakaway day begins at 8 a.m. and students return at 4:30 p.m.
The annual Freshman Experience for the incoming Brophy Class of 2019 will be held Saturday, September 12 – Sunday, September 13, 2015. This is a mandatory experience for all incoming Brophy freshmen and their Big Brothers. Freshmen and their parents should report to the Gym between 8:45 and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. Parents will […]
Summer has been a busy time for immersion experiences through the Office of Faith and Justice. Students and teachers have chosen to take time from their summer break to come to know and serve communities in Appalachia, China, Peru, El Salvador, Argentina, and Mexico. Learn about some of their experiences first hand through their immersion […]
Sra. Steffens and Mr. Fisko are leading the first ever Ignatian Pilgrimage to Spain this July. Please pray for them and the eight Broncos journeying with them as they walk the way of Ignatius Loyola. To follow this first-ever pilgrimage for Brophy, go to the “Faith and Justice” tab on the Brophy website, scroll down […]
On Friday, August 14th, all freshmen will participate in Big/Little Brothers Day with plenty of food, fun and fellowship. Once school is dismissed all freshmen meet in Graham Plaza with their Big Brothers to begin this event…with plenty of pizza, swimming, sports and other games. Freshmen need to be picked up at 3:30 p.m. Freshmen and […]
The sign-up link for retreats will be available for 2015-16 on July 31st Seniors, juniors and sophomores interested in participating should use the link provided at that time on the Brophy website. Our first Kairos and Magis retreats are in mid-September, and acceptance is first come, first served, pending approval from the Dean’s office, so […]
Any student who has already participated in a Kairos or Magis retreat may apply to be a student leader on a retreat this year. Retreat leader applications will be available through the Office of Faith and Justice in August.
All students enrolled in Summer JJP should have already submitted their first reflection via the Google form that was emailed. These juniors should be well on their way to completing their 50-hour requirement with a local agency. Final JJP Due Date: August 14 – All JJP timesheets, supervisor evaluations and final projects or papers due […]
Students who completed their Sophomore Service Project over the summer through Summer Loyola Project or Community Mentoring Project must submit a final reflection paper to complete their project. In addition to the paper, those who completed SSP through a Community Mentoring Project must submit a timesheet and supervisor evaluation. Those who completed Summer Loyola Project only need to turn in […]
The Office of Faith and Justice offers students so many positive and powerful immersion experiences on a local, regional, national, and global scale. Come find out why these programs have so much impact and how you can get involved. PARENTS – The information meeting for PARENTS is from 7:15 – 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, September […]