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Faith in Action covers the most important news concerning events that focus on the role of faith in the Xavier community.

The best Catholic reads

The best Catholic reads

Eleanor Carlos, Club Writer April 6, 2017

It’s finally Easter Break! After all the naps, homework and relaxation, what is there left to do? Try to read a book! Here’s a short list of great Catholic books to both build up your faith and entertain...

Xavier girls embrace their Lenten sacrifices

Xavier girls embrace their Lenten sacrifices

Sukhmani Singh, Club Writer April 3, 2017

From Ash Wednesday to Easter, Catholics around the world observe the season of Lent. These forty days are used to purify the soul through prayer, penance and fasting. Pope Francis frequently speaks on...

Fake news in Catholic media

Fake news in Catholic media

Chloe Anne Porter, Club Writer March 27, 2017

When it comes to reading an article about what kind of pizza you are, or about the recent election and its candidates, we have all fallen victim to fake news. Fake news can be defined as a writer publishing...

Media in the Catholic church: a blessing, or a curse?

Media in the Catholic church: a blessing, or a curse?

Abbey Alexander, Faith In Action Editor March 27, 2017

The next time you walk into mass on a Saturday evening, take a look around you and see how many teenagers you can find, or lack there of. This begs the question; is religion still apart of the lives of...

Molly Luther 17, Katie Clelland 17 and Maddie Walker 17 read their letters.

Senior prayer day 2017 – the end of an era

Susan Peters , Writer March 23, 2017

On March 3, 2017, Xavier seniors altered their usual 5th and Highland travel routine and instead drove to Mount Claret for their final prayer day. With a clear blue sky and nice weather, it was a beautiful...

Amy Duong 17 receives ashes.

Xavier celebrates Ash Wednesday

Tori Tanigawa, Photo Editor March 21, 2017

On Wednesday March 1, the Xavier community gathered in the Activities Center to celebrate the first day of Lent. Students, staff and teachers alike all came together to listen to Father Kevin's homily,...

Finding faith in fame

Finding faith in fame

Abbey Alexander, Faith In Action Editor March 6, 2017

In a world where celebrities are thought of as untouchable, perfect, mystical beings, it's hard to remember that they're not much different than us. Sure, they live in huge mansions, go to fancy award...

Love and relationships: not just in Nicholas Sparks movies

Love and relationships: not just in Nicholas Sparks movies

Eleanor Carlos, Club Writer March 6, 2017

Even though Valentine’s Day has passed, it’s never the wrong time to talk about love and relationships. What should you do when you like someone but don’t know how to voice your feelings? What is...

The Pope’s message

The Pope’s message

Sukhmani Singh, Club Writer March 6, 2017

Lent is coming up and you know what that means, half of the Xavier population will attempt for the third year in a row to give up sugar. But this Lent instead of abstaining from something as trivial as...

Faith, friendship, and fun: an inside perspective on sophomore prayer day

Abbey Alexander, Faith In Action Editor March 6, 2017

On Friday, February 3, the entire Sophomore class filled into Founders Hall to spend a whole day dedicated to celebrating friendship and faith. Like any other prayer day, the class of 2019 started our...

Lenten Reflections through the Eyes of Mary.

March 1, 2017

'Through the Eyes of Mary', Lenten Reflections with Sr. Christine Athans, B.V.M. Episode 1: The Annunciation

Catholic Schools Week

Julia Neumann March 1, 2017

Catholic Schools Week in review.

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