In Memory

Sister Nancy Perlick

January 12, 2016

The Xavier community mourns the loss of three beloved members. “Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same” ― Flavia Weedn...

Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace: Xavier’s 19th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Senior Student Council poses in front of their decorated Tree of Peace.

Elie Carlos, Writer

December 7, 2015

On a cold December morning, jazzy Christmas music and excited chatter fill the air. Everywhere you look, there are flashy sweaters and Key Club members delivering doughnuts. Finally, in front of the Bell Tower, you see four colorful Christmas trees, ready for Xavier’s annual lighting ceremony. ...

A student soars in community service

Seniors Michaela Wuycheck and Madelyn Addison at the Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Sydney Missigman, Writer

November 19, 2015

Q: When did you begin to become interested in volunteering? And since then, how many hours of service have you completed? A: "Oh gosh, I have loved service since I was a child. My mom raised me in an environment where we tried to give whatever we had, whenever we could. I would say that when I reached...

Father Daughter Mass provides a chance for girls to grow closer to dads

Megan Murphy '17 and Madison Kloeber '18 take part in the Mass with their dads.

Chloe Ann Porter, Writer

October 29, 2015

On Saturday, Oct. 24, I had the opportunity to attend the Father Daughter Mass and Breakfast with my dad, the Vice President of the Dad’s Club. My sister had attended the event three times in previous years so I had only heard great things about it and had my hopes high. However, when I woke up tha...

“War Room” film inspires audience through prayer

Elizabeth's life is transformed by God's grace.

Grace Fioriti

October 22, 2015

The new movie War Room, starring Priscilla Shirer, T.C. Stallings and Karen Abercrombie, features the character Elizabeth Jordan, a realtor who appears to have a perfect life with a beautiful house, a great daughter and a husband, Tony. Elizabeth’s world begins crumbling as she struggles to find an answer...

Two girls share their Nicaragua Service Trip experience

October 13, 2015

One of the many international trips offered to Xavier students is the "Me to We" program in Nicaragua. Juniors Maddie Walker and Molly Luther attended the trip over the summer of 2015, and documented their trip through the video posted above! For more information about future Nicaragua experience...

The Mothers’ Guild gives back through the “Gator Angels” program

The Mother's Guild has Gator's Angels to help families.

Natalia Etsitty, Writer

October 6, 2015

This community is widely known for the incredible support it has for its members during both the good and bad times. Especially during tough experiences, the community has supported those in need in various ways. One way is through the Gator Angels program sponsored by the Mothers’ Guild. This progr...

Father Kevin kicks off his new blog

Father Kevin

Sydney Missigman, Writer

October 6, 2015

Q: What will be the focus of your blog? A: “I certainly want to focus on whatever interests the girls, the readers. I will include tips on spirituality and prayer, the lives of the saints and how they can influence us. I might also include pop culture or any controversial topics that might be in ...

the student news site of xavier college preparatory
Faith In Action