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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.

What is Penny Wars?

What is “Penny Wars”?

Sukhmani Singh, CLub Writer February 21, 2017

The most wonderful time of the year – Catholic Schools Week- has come and gone, and nothing goes better with free dress days than a little friendly competition between classes for a good cause. Penny...

Catholic Schools Week: Xavier style

Catholic Schools Week: Xavier style

February 21, 2017

Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of all Catholic schools across the nation. This event has been celebrated since 1974. The theme for 2017 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge,...

Voting as a Catholic 101

Voting as a Catholic 101

Eleanor Carlos, Club Writer February 7, 2017

2017 has finally arrived. With a new year comes resolutions to improve our future. However, we must also look back on what we have learned from last year. One of the biggest events of 2016 was the presidential...

Including faith in New Years resolutions

Including faith in New Years resolutions

Grace Fioriti, Club Writer February 7, 2017

The New Year is here, and with a new year comes new resolutions. Common resolutions are working out more, eating healthy, getting better grades, and stopping procrastination. Although these are all great...

St Francis Xavier: a saint worth celebrating

Chloe Ann Porter, Writer December 5, 2016

St. Francis Xavier was a holy man who lived from 1506 to 1552. He spent his life in Navarre, present day Spain, after he was born in Xavier Castle to a prominent family. According to Catholic Online,...

Mother Teresa: an inside story

Mother Teresa: an inside story

Elie Carlos, Writer November 14, 2016

For two weeks, the Xavier community watched a film called Mother Teresa for ten minutes everyday at the end of lunch, inspiring students and teachers alike. On Monday, Nov. 7th, students all packed...

Veterans Day: Interview with Captain Chris Siegle

Chloe Ann Porter, Writer November 11, 2016

Veterans Day is an annual holiday that is celebrated on Nov. 11th. According to history.com, it was originally called Armistice day, signifying the end of World War I. In 1926, Congress decided that Nov....

Theology Thursday: Ms. Looker

Julia Neumann, XMedia November 9, 2016

Mother Mary Frances Clarke

November 1, 2016

This short introduces Mother Mary Frances Clarke, the foundress of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On Oct. 4 we celebrate her life and the impact the BVMs have had on many generations.

October: Month of the Rosary

October: Month of the Rosary

Chloe Ann Porter, Writer October 27, 2016

During the month of October, Catholics celebrate the Rosary as a form of devotion to the Virgin Mary. In Latin, Rosary means “crown of roses.” The Rosary is composed of a series of Hail Marys, Our...

Faith in the Classroom

Faith in the Classroom

Grace Fioriti , Writer October 10, 2016

One of Xavier's primary focuses is to form women who are committed to God and who use religious principles to better the world around them. Xavier does this by meticulously and constantly incorporating...

Students from Xaviers Right to Life Club at a 2016 pro-life rally.

Clubs that promote “Women of faith pursuing excellence”

Sydney Missigman, Editor of Faith in Action October 6, 2016

With over 80 clubs and activities at Xavier, one is destined to find at least a few that interest them. Focused around Xavier’s mission statement of, “Women of faith pursuing excellence,” there are...

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