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Xavier students in Panama during World Youth Day 2019. Photo courtesy of Bruce Wyman, Xavier Honors Physics teacher.

World Youth Day: Reflections

March 11, 2019

World Youth Day, a mass said by the Pope and event for youth all around the world, occurs every four years. Most schools usually fly out their youth about seven days prior to the Mass to participate in...

History and mystery of Lent

History and mystery of Lent

March 7, 2018

Lent is celebrated by Catholics all around the world. It is a time of penance and prayer that spans over 40 days beginning at Ash Wednesday up until Easter. The word “Lent” is derived from an Anglo-Saxon...

Sister Lynn, Sister Joan, Butch Kloeber, Madison Kloeber 18, Katie Zeches, Jim Marsh, Sister Joanie and Rob Abeln

Alumna Katie Zeches speaks at the annual Father Daughter Mass and Breakfast

October 12, 2017

The Father Daughter Mass and Breakfast is an annual tradition celebrated by dads and daughters of all classes at Xavier. On Oct. 7, 2017, a beautiful ceremony was celebrated by Xavier’s chaplain, Father...

St Francis Xavier: a saint worth celebrating

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,...

Veterans Day: Interview with Captain Chris Siegle

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....

October: Month of the Rosary

October: Month of the Rosary

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...

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

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

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...

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