Over 20 students and faculty have been 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.
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 10), practicing the Sacrament of Reconciliation (March 15-17), collecting charitable donations for partner agencies that serve the poor (Lenten Drive), and focusing on the grace of forgiveness during the daily […]
All Freshmen have been sent information and a link by Mr. Rutt to sign up for how they plan to do their service hours next year. Loyola Project can be done in the summer (no summer school class can be taken), the Fall, or the Spring. Make sure you have looked ahead to make room for […]
The Ignatian Family Teach-in students have lived up to the Advocacy directive of the Ignatian Solidarity Network to take their experience to the world by recently bringing a former refugee to Brophy for presentations about how to best advocate for refugees.
January 31 – February 5 – Brophy’s delegation will attend Mass at the Cathedral and a rally in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday of that week. Congratulations to Grant Hushek for being selected as a lector for the Mass!
Equality and our Civil Rights – On January 27th, the OFJ will offer an advocacy experience and exhibit on campus on Civil Rights and Catholic teaching. Many thanks to the Black Student Union for its leadership!
Calling young men to live a vocation – We welcome Mr. Sean Murphy of Whitney-Murphy Funeral Homes to campus on Thursday, January 28 at lunch as he shares with students his ministry of caring for those who have died and their families.
NPH Guatemala was a huge hit with our students and their pequeno brothers and sisters last week. And, our most recent KBI immersion students had their photos featured on the KBI webpage!
This weekend, Brophy is sending students to advocate for the truth that All Life is Sacred. Our Dignity of Life Mass, celebrated by Fr. Tom Eckert, CSC of St. John Vianney parish sent them off well and called the entire community to focus on life issues in this Year of Mercy.
Spots open for the Camino Ignaciano – Contact Mr. Fisko if you are interested in taking the journey of Ignatius Loyola in Northern Spain this July. This is an amazing pilgrimage that challenges the mind, body, and soul.
Frosh Game Day with Special Olympics is in two weeks! Freshmen – stay tuned to find out more about this incredible event we host in the spirit of friendship with local Olympians!
The OFJ hopes you and your family have made resolutions to be attentive to and more active in the spiritual and corporal works of mercy in this Jubilee Year. Find out how to live the Magis in mercy – here. And you can get the Year of Mercy APP too! – free from Our Sunday […]
Orientation was yesterday, BUT training is Wednesday, January 13th after school at 3 p.m. in the Great Hall – This is MANDATORY for Spring LP participants.
Our partnership with them and border issues are so important. Please consider supporting KBI by attending the annual dinner February 5th at St. Francis Xavier. RSVP here.
Our partnership with Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos continues as we send over 40 students and 5 faculty members to Guatemala to serve and learn in solidarity with the orphans of NPH. Buen viaje!
Thursday, January 21, Brophy will send its delegation to the Walk for Life in San Francisco with prayer and the sacrifice of the Mass. We recognize the value and dignity of life from conception to natural death and hold all creation to be sacred.
An adventure is being planned by Mr. Kalkman and Mr. Davis to go to the boundary waters of Minnesota and Canada this summer from late May into the second week of June. Survival skills, preserving nature, and spiritual formation will all be a part of this epic journey. See Mr. Kalkman if you are interested.
Join the Brophy delegation as we walk in the light of civil rights together with the city of Phoenix – Monday, January 18 in the morning. Don’t sleep in…have a dream instead! See Mr. McShane or Mr. Fisko if you are interested. Transportation will be provided! You can attend the January 14th Civil Rights Teach-In […]
Also on Monday, January 18, Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Basilica (231 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix) at 3:00 p.m. Bishop Thomas Olmsted will be the Principal Celebrant and Bishop Martin D. Holley of the Archdiocese of Washington will be the Guest Homilist. A Prelude will be held at the Basilica from 2:00 – […]
Thank you to all the faculty, staff, administrators, coaches, and Brophy families who brightened the holiday season this year for a family with a child with developmental challenges and special needs. With Santa’s sleigh filled to the brim, he will use broncos instead of reindeer this year!
Brophy’s first-ever Mass in Spanish was wonderfully done and the Loyola Academy ministered so well to the entire community as we opened with Pope Francis’ Jubilee Year of Mercy. Let’s all commit to greater works of mercy, with Mary as our model of loving kindness.
Did you sign up to go on the first Havasupai Grand Canyon immersion and were not selected? We have good news! Dr. Tusell will take another group from the 60+ sign-ups this school year – February 12-15. See Dr. Tusell if you would like to be on this next journey!
An adventure is being planned by Mr. Kalkman and Mr. Davis to go to the boundary waters of Minnesota and Canada this summer from late May into the second week of June. Survival skills, preserving nature, and spiritual formation will all be a part of this epic journey. Check your email for more info and […]
The most recent “Ignatius Presents” Advocacy Day focused on the many corporal and spiritual works of mercy and how we can better live them. Students wrote Christmas cards to prison inmates to “visit the imprisoned” and joined our newly formed “St. Joseph of Arimathea Society” that offers prayer and ministry to help respectfully bury the […]
If you are interested in Spring KBI trips, Spring or Summer immersions (Alabama, Camden, Puebla) that remain open or the PHX/LA Plunges, make sure to fill out the application Google form. December 11 is the final date to submit your application for immersions this school year. The link is here.
Brophy’s Catholic identity and Tradition ask that we answer the call of John the Baptist – “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” How will we prepare ourselves this Advent season to receive the grace of Jesus Christ born into our hearts? Our community participates in services where we offer the Sacrament […]
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.