The OFJ is currently restructuring the expectations of junior year service and reflection. We will be updating the Class of 2018 and the website soon to make sure this newly named “Ignatian Encounter” starts off right.
We have spots open for current freshmen (rising sophomores). You can have an awesome month of June…but you cannot take summer school classes. See Mr. Rutt soon if you are interested.
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 violence. Give and Give Generously, Broncos!
Our second Havasupai Community trip/hike of the year into the Grand Canyon has returned from their work in solidarity with the Havasupai tribe. And, the Phoenix Urban Plunge went throughout the city serving at agencies such as Andre House and Downtown Urban Community Kids. Many thanks to these immersion groups for taking service and solidarity all […]
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 addressing issues of violence in our communities. This links our […]
The Summit on Human Dignity is here, February 29-March 11 – “Taken by Force: How Violence Corrupts the Human Condition.” We look forward to welcoming Fr. Jeffrey Baerwald, Mr. Christian Picciolini, Ms. Geraldine Hills, and Mr. Zak Ebrahim as keynote speakers. Through workshops and other activities, the Brophy community is considering the reality of violence […]
Saturday, February 27, 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 their special bond. Brophy’s President, Fr. Eddie Reese, SJ will be our celebrant.
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 is only a month away! The world is a violent place. From personal abuse of self, domestic and sexual violence, to war and terrorism, human dignity is threatened. But, American culture is also infatuated with violence – media, movies, sports, and how our government engages the world. Why is such […]
There are still spots open on the Alabama Civil Rights and Camden, NJ Hopeworks Immersions over Spring Break (early April). Frosh thru Seniors are welcome to see Coach Fuller or Mr. Klein to get more info about these powerful, and never more pertinent, immersion experiences. Sign up soon!
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 – […]