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Birthday cards through the years are arranged from the first card to the second most recent card.

Xavier celebrates alumnae’s birthdays

May 11, 2021

In 1994, Xavier’s alumnae office decided to send out annual birthday cards to all Xavier alumnae. In a typical school year, approximately 12,0000 Xavier alumnae receive a personally-addressed birthday...

The Xavier community gathered Irish dancers to perform during both lunch periods on St. Patrick’s Day.

Origins and traditions of spring holidays

March 30, 2021

Valentine's Day, St. Patrick’s Day and Easter are three holidays that are widely celebrated around the world, each having origins to Christianity. Valentine’s Day is a day of love and friendship...

After all their extensive practice, the Spiritline team won the state championship in 2019 where they were able to perform in front of a live audience.

Winter sports continue with new Covid-19 regulations

January 26, 2021

Amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) decided to implement new safety measures to all the winter and spring sports for the 2021 seasons. These new rules are...

Students at Xavier made several ofrendas to celebrate their deceased family members and/or idols.

Hispanic cultural appreciation

November 23, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from mid-September to mid-October and is widely celebrated. The Xavier Spanish Club celebrated this month during one of its meetings. Students came together to celebrate Hispanic...

Many Xavier students read The Bible at home while they watch Mass or as part of a routine.

Faith through uncertainty

September 29, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a great deal of physical, emotional and mental unrest. For much of the Xavier community, faith has kept them sane. Faith provides relief for many and gives them consistency...

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