All of Brophy’s foreign immersions and exchanges require a U.S. passport. This includes the Kino Border Initiative Trip, crossing into and back from Nogales, Mexico. International ID cards ARE NOT sufficient for travel abroad…even just hundreds of feet across the border. Apply for a US passport here.
Eight student council members will join Mr. Pete Burr and Mr. Jonathan Londono on immersion for the OFJ’s first weekend-long border experience of the year. By the way, have you signed up to go on KBI?
Are you involved with a club on campus? Then you’ll be doing some work with charity and service this year. All Brophy clubs are obligated to give back to the wider community in some way as part of their club charter. Charity drive? Service work day? Host an advocacy event? There lots to be done…so […]
The first Kairos and Magis were a success! The OFJ is still accepting applications for both Magis and Kairos. Apply online: http://www.brophyprep.org/ofj/welcome/retreats/. We are also accepting applications for retreat leaders – come in to OFJ to sign-up.
The mandatory mid-semester reflection has been moved from October 16th to October 23rd. It will take place in the SAC on Thursday, October 23rd from 3-4 p.m.
The final due date is coming up quickly for the Argentina Exchange Trip applications! You can find the application link on this page: http://www.brophyprep.org/ofj/welcome/immersion-trips/. Please contact Sra. Steffens firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Did you go on Walkabout last Friday? Many students did! The OFJ’s newest event included free food, team trivia, four square, prayer for peace, and an epic search around campus for Ignatius’ footprints. Totally fun, faithfully Ignatian. Thanks to all students and faculty who attended the best way to connect to Brophy’s mission through the […]
The link to sign up for immersion trips is still live here and on the Brophy webpage under the Faith and Justice “immersions” tab. Though the Fall deadline has passed, you can still sign up for Kino Border Initiative day and weekend trips AND for all our Winter/Spring/Summer immersions. The next deadline is October 17.
Magis and Kairos Retreats are filling up fast! Only a few spots remain for the Fall retreats! Spring spots will go quickly so….use these links to sign up soon! Magis Kairos
That’s the message Mr. Perry Petrich, S.J. left our community with at the Retreats Commissioning Liturgy this past Wednesday. He and student speakers Austin Norville and Lucas Santucci helped the Brophy community understand the graces given by OFJ retreats up at Manresa in Oak Creek Canyon. We prayed over the first Magis and Kairos groups […]
On Monday, September 22, students can attend Jason Walsh’s presentation during lunch next Monday in the Great Hall. Jason is the director of Arizona Right to Life. This year his topic is “Abortion: Why Men Matter.” On Monday, September 29, in the Great Hall, directors from FUNDAHMER, the agency that fosters Brophy’s relationship with poor village communities in […]
The Office of Faith and Justice is hosting the first ever “Walkabout” on campus Friday, September 12 from 1-6pm and it’s FREE! Sign up in the OFJ! “What’s a Walkabout”, you ask? O, just an ancient Australian aboriginal custom of reconnecting to one’s soul and purpose…but Brophy-style! Like… LUNCH – Hot dogs with all the fixin’s FOUR SQUARE – World Championship in the Gym – […]
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/1M2HRJN-656zdJ6PCuaEZ6MMslIErlttvMMTQrUH9DTg/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 19th 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 […]
Did you know? Brophy students participated in a public art work this week to highlight our Mass of the Holy Spirit on September 5th. The specially designed mosaic depicts the Holy Spirit as a dove. Over 1500 tiles were placed individually by students, faculty and staff as the image came alive in this show of […]
After the Frosh Retreat this weekend (September 6-7), these brothers will gather on Wednesday, September 10 at lunch to celebrate the Frosh Experience and a successful start to the new year!
We sincerely thank Fr. Mike Gilson, S.J. for sharing his many gifts with our community this week as the visiting celebrant at our Mass of the Holy Spirit and as our special guest, speaking with students and faculty. Fr. Mike has taught at Brophy and other schools in our Jesuit province and currently serves as […]
The OFJ is now accepting applications for both Kairos and Magis. The application can be found online at http://www.brophyprep.org/ofj/welcome/retreats/. There are plenty of openings for September and October. Applications to be a Magis and Kairos student leader can be picked up in the OFJ.
Only our incredible assistant, Mrs. Sue Hornbeck, could have handled the number of Broncos coming in this past week looking to sign up or get more information about OFJ programs. They stayed just long enough to get involved and share a summer story then they trampled the path out into open spaces telling others to […]
Great to have Gabe Campbell, Karl Heiland, and Jonathan Londono (all from the Brophy graduating class of 2010) with us in the OFJ this year to help students engage some of our most important and longest running programs. We thank these wonderful alums for joining our OFJ team! Take a look at what these new […]
Is your son interested in helping at school liturgies? Would he like to become a Communion Minister? Catholics who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation are eligible to volunteer for this ministry. Deacon Stickney will be conducting training sessions for students to become Communion Ministers on August 25th and 26th from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. […]
(Please note: The date of the session for parents is changed from that published in the red Activities Calendar.) Thursday, September 4, 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 on Wednesday, September 3 at lunch. Come hear about the […]
We are so pleased to welcome Fr. Mike Gilson, S.J. (former faculty member and coach) back to Brophy to celebrate with us this powerful tradition of Jesuit education. At this Mass, in communion with Jesuit institutions around the world, we will pray that the Holy Spirit descend upon our communities to bless this new school […]
Freshman Retreat – “Rise up, he is with you.” – Saturday – Sunday, September 6 -7 – Freshmen and their parents alike will welcome this mandatory event that furthers their initiation into the Brophy community. Check in is Saturday, September 6th at 8:45 a.m. Mr. Heideman and his band of Big Brothers, joined by Gophers […]
September 19th is the FIRST immersion experience of the year and it is OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS and is a DAY TRIP and only costs $30! The Kino Border Initiative offers students an encounter with the face and life of the immigrant and the humanitarian crisis that surrounds the Nogales communities of Mexico and Arizona […]
The OFJ is accepting online applications for Magis and Kairos Retreats. First semester Magis is designated for Juniors. Sophomore become eligible for Magis second semester. First semester Kairos is designated for Seniors. Juniors become eligible for Kairos second semester. Visit the OFJ website for applications and more information: http://www.brophyprep.org/ofj/welcome/retreats/
On August 21st, the OFJ held a mandatory orientation for all juniors registered for Fall Junior Justice Project. At this meeting we went over the logistics of the program. If your son is registered for Fall JJP and did not attend this meeting he must contact Mr. Hubbell immediately to make sure he gets all […]
On August 19th, the OFJ held a mandatory orientation for all sophomores registered for Fall Loyola Project. At this meeting we went over the logistics of the program including how your son registers for which days he would like to complete LP. He can either tutor after school on Mondays or Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. If your […]
The annual Freshman Experience for the incoming Brophy Class of 2018 will be held Saturday, September 6 – Sunday, September 7, 2014. 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 […]