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Imagine a typical Saturday morning at Jesuit. Vacant hallways, empty parking lots, dark classrooms, and sweet silence. Now throw that all out the window because on Saturday, October 3rd, Jesuit was packed with counselors, faculty, upperclassmen, and hundreds of noisy freshmen, all gathered together for the 2015 Freshmen Retreat. Unbeknownst to many, the Freshman Retreat actually began one and half...
"So the men reclined, about five thousand in number. Then Jesus took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed them to those who were reclining, and also as much of the fish as they wanted. When they had had their fill, he said to his disciples, “Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted.” So they collected...
It's one of the most celebrated Christmas traditions: lighting the Advent wreath. This Christmas season, Jesuit students and faculty partake in this tradition at the front of the school every Monday morning. On Sunday before the first Monday of the season, the Advent wreath was blessed to begin the celebration.  This process is continued every Monday morning before school with...
Your teacher stoically hands back your test face down on your desk to hide your grade, because he knows that nobody would want to be seen with a score that awful. Even upside down, you can easily see the red ink that has bled all over your pages of hard work. You turn the paper over to see it, and your heart...
Hanging stoically over students passing through the hallway between the senior and prayer courtyards, twelve new banners display the names and lifespans of the earliest Jesuits. Among these banners, two feature portraits of St. Ignatius, founder of the Jesuits, and St. Aloysius Gonzaga, one of the order's first members. These banners will attempt to bring us closer to the...
An attentive room, full of both students and parents, has many students each glancing for their own names out of the full list for class of 2019. Most masses are not the high point of these students' everyday lives, but these juniors cannot wait to gain their senior crosses, a symbol of their future leadership roles at the school...
On Wednesday, April 16, the Junior Class of 2015 attended the annual Junior Retreat where they learned the ideologies and principles that will allow them to become the leaders of Jesuit community next year. The Junior Retreat was met with widespread appeal from the junior class. Junior Angelo Winings said “my favorite activity was when we got in groups and...
Romans 5:10 says, “For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.” Through the death of Jesus Christ, man and the world were reconciled to God and were saved from their sins. This verse from the Letter...

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