Monday, September 27, 2021

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 “Part of my Hispanic heritage is holding Our Lady of Guadalupe with high esteem. We have an Our Lady of Guadalupe in our house, and it was great that The Roundup dedicated this prayer service to Mary and gave her the adoration that she deserves.“ Alec Gomez ‘21 Last week, the Art Department explored multiple artistic expressions--some by Jesuit students--of the Virgin...
Every fall, following the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, millions of Jews around the world observe the Sukkot holiday. The Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles in Hebrew, commemorates both the harvest feast in Ancient Israel as well as the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. In modern times, Jews around the world celebrate this holiday by...
The Freshman Retreat is a pivotal point of personal growth and team building for Jesuit’s newest students, the class of 2022. The new students were divided into groups of seven or eight with an upperclassman trained to lead the boys in spiritual, and team building, activities throughout the day.    One of the main focuses for the retreat is building faith....
Many know him as a coach, others as a teacher, and few as a father. With the start of this new school year, Mr. Chris Knight has also added deacon to his repertoire. Who would’ve thought that one of our own teachers would become a part of the clergy in the Catholic Church? Mr. Knight was ordained a deacon...
After months of empty classrooms and silent hallways, Jesuit became crammed with smiling faces as the first bells signaled the beginning of the new school year. The new school year ushered in a wide assortment of emotions, ranging from senior excitement to freshman fright. To begin Jesuit’s first half day, the students and faculty spilled into the Terry Center for a...
This past Friday, Jesuit students participated in the first school-wide mass of the academic year. Over 1,200 students and faculty were in attendance. Father Postell led the service as a guest Priest. Many wore red ties to signify the feast day. Mrs. Gretchen Crowder, director of Campus Ministry, said, “I love how they even have, over the last couple years, coordinated...
When you think of a prayer service, what do you see? Perhaps a teacher praying with the assembly, or a coach sharing his life story, maybe even students speaking about their experiences with a service trip. What about a play? That is exactly what the Spring 2018 Theater Arts class gave to Jesuit on March 23. During the prayer service,...
For many students, the highlight of the school day is lunch. It offers time for talking with friends, eating, and of course a little gaming. On April 11th at this year's sophomore retreat, however, that wasn't the case. Of course, the students enjoyed playing basketball against their peers, mini golf, and the delicious crispy chicken fried steak. For this...

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