Does your Bronco junior or senior have what it takes to be a Big Brother? If they have the passion and are interested in being a Big Brother for the 2013-2014 school year, then please encourage them to take the first step and attend an information meeting at lunch in the Great Hall on Monday, [...]
On February 4th and 5th, the OFJ will give a presentation to all freshmen outlining the registration process for the Sophomore Service Project. After this presentation your son will be asked to request the semester he would like to enroll: summer, fall or spring. SSP requests will be submitted through an online registration system administered by the OFJ. Before [...]
Kairos 122 departs Feb 5th at 7th period. Participants are reminded to dress warmly; please refer to temperatures in Flagstaff as a reference. All Magis and Kairos retreats are full for the rest of the semester. Students who submit applications from here on out will be placed on waiting lists. Immersion Experiences – Apply now! [...]
On Friday, February 15, 2013, Brophy will be opening up the Kino Border Initiative (KBI) immersion opportunity to parents so that they may join their sons on a 1-day service experience to Nogales, Mexico. The day will include serving meals at a soup kitchen for recently deported migrants, visiting a women’s shelter, and touring various [...]
In addition to simply bringing in money, this year students have the opportunity to bring in used electronics to earn cash credit for their 6th period classes. YouChange will be collecting all used electronics and either extending their life or recycling them in environmentally sustainable ways. Students receive more credit for devices that have a [...]
A delegation of students and staff from Brophy College Preparatory will join nearly 1,000 other attendees at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ), a national conference for those passionate about social justice grounded in the Catholic Social Teaching and the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The 15th annual Teach-In will take place in [...]
Join fellow Broncos and over 1,200 other students of Jesuit high schools, colleges and universities for the 15th annual IFTJ Trip. Learn, reflect and act throughout an amazing weekend of inspiring speakers, workshops and networking with other young people your age. Speak to Arizona’s congressional delegation about issues facing people in our state and in [...]
Students mark your calendar for the immersion experiences information meeting on Tuesday, September 4th at lunch in the Great Hall to learn about all the experiences that will be offered this year through the OFJ. A meeting for all parents who want to learn more about immersion experiences offered through the OFJ will be held [...]
Have you been thinking about going on an immersion trip but aren’t sure you can get away for the week or more that most trips require? Or maybe you just aren’t sure about being away for that long in an unfamiliar place. Now’s your chance to experience a mini-immersion trip that lasts just one day. [...]
There are numerous opportunities for immersion experiences at Brophy, all sponsored and coordinated by the Office of Faith and Justice. Following is a reflection offered by Kipp Charlton ’14 who participated in the Argentine immersion trip this summer. Kipp’s reflection demonstrates the positive influence that these immersion experiences can have on your son. If your [...]
On Friday, August 17 all freshmen will participate in Water Day with their Big Brothers. Once school is dismissed at 1 p.m. all freshmen will be bussed to the Brophy Swim Campus where they will meet their Big Brothers for pizza (provided by Brophy), swimming (optional), sports, and other games. Freshmen will be bussed back [...]
The annual Frosh Retreat for the incoming Brophy class of 2016 will be held Saturday, August 18- Sunday, August 19, 2012. This is a mandatory experience for all incoming Brophy freshmen and their Big Brothers. Freshmen should report to the gym between 8:45 and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. At that time parents will report [...]
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 communities in Appalachia, Peru, El Salvador, Argentina, Kenya, and Mexico. Hear about some of their experiences first hand through their immersion blogs. Argentina [...]
Applications are now available for Kairos and Magis retreats. Any seniors, juniors and sophomores interested in participating may pick up an application in the OFJ or on the OFJ website. Any student who has already participated in a Kairos or Magis retreat may apply to be a student leader on a retreat this year.
All students enrolled in Summer JJP should have already attended at least one cohort reflection meeting and be well on their way to completing their 50 hour requirement with a local agency. Final JJP Due Date – July 23 – All JJP timesheets, supervisor evaluations and final project or paper due VIA EMAIL to the [...]
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 [...]
“Mother’s Day” was special for those who participated in the Kindness Walk at the Phoenix Zoo. Through many individual and team efforts, including Team Brophy, approximately 900 acts of kindness were shared in pairs of shoe donated to those in need. On behalf of the MISS Foundation, thank you!
Welcome to Brophy’s new Kino Teens Group! After several trips to Kino Border Initiative, a few of our young men made the decision to form a Brophy Chapter of Kino Teens. Go to the Kino Teen Facebook page to see photos of our guys during our April trip to walk the “Devil’s Highway” just north [...]
Sophomores who are enrolled in summer JJP, please make sure you see the course listed on your transcript. Additionally, if you have not turned in your contract please do so ASAP.
As you approach graduation and prepare to depart from Brophy we invite you to consider joining us at Manresa for one final retreat experience, the Senior Threshold Retreat. This retreat has been designed specifically for seniors around the time of graduation with two purposes in mind. First, to allow you one more opportunity to spend [...]
Spring Sophomore Service and Junior Justice Projects need to turn in paperwork. A video of Spring Loyola Project in action. Summer Junior Justice Project sign-up is online.
Please support Team Brophy’s Shoe Drive, an effort started by Brophy Freshman, Cameron Kurtz, and his two younger brothers, Carson and Clayton, in honor of their sister Carina. Team Brophy is collecting new and gently used shoes as part of the MISS Foundation’s Kindness Walk on Mother’s Day – all of the shoes that are [...]
During our Easter break this year, 11 boys and three faculty members travelled to Chauvin, Louisiana, to work for a week on the wetlands. Our group planted over 800 trees during the week, studied about land loss in the gulf coast region, spent a day working in a factory, and took a fan boat tour [...]
This year, Brophy hosted six Kairos retreats at Manresa, our retreat center in Oak Creek. We had over 240 seniors and juniors, and over 40 faculty members participate in the four day, spiritual journey, modeled after the Second Week of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Kairos is a great opportunity for fellowship, faith discoveries, [...]
Over 220 sophomores and juniors participated in the Magis retreat this year at our Manresa retreat center. A three day, two night experience, the boys were able to share in friendship, and come to a better understanding of how God is at work in their lives. Through this process, the students are better able to [...]
Our annual Lenten Drive ended April 4th, and this year, thanks to all of the Brophy Community, we finished with a total collection of $10,713.35. You have touched the lives of countless people in need, and on their behalf, the OFJ gives you a hearty thank you.
Paperwork for sophomores who are using a Community Mentoring Project to fulfill their requirement for SSP is due by April 30. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Hubbell in the OFJ.
The Cross and Purple Pall – Symbols of Lent During Lent you will notice the cross with the purple pall draped over it on campus. These symbols continue to remind us of the Passion and Death of Christ…which is the passageway into the Resurrection. Thus, we are called to stand at the foot of the [...]