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Yulianna Gomez

Yulianna Gomez, Faith-in-Action Editor

Unique Yulianna is the Faith-in-Action Editor for the 2021-2022 school year. She is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory and participate in various clubs, such as EPICS, Key Club, NHS, and CSHS. This year Yulianna hopes to interview diverse and unique people in the Xavier community, share their stories, and bring truth and viable news to Xavier students.

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The Sisters of Life enjoy Mass on Saturday, October 2 at St. Agnes Church. They are part of the new pro-Life ministry in the diocese and just arrived in the valley.

Sisters of Life come to Phoenix

October 7, 2021

A religious order, Sisters of Life, has recently made its way from New York to the Valley of the Sun. Just one month ago on September 8, the sisters arrived at the St. Agnes parish which is where they...

(Left to right) Sister Lynn Winsor, Sister Isabel Conchos, Sister Joan Fitzgerald, Sister Lillian Lila and Sister Joanie Nuckols attending a 7 a.m. Mass in the Chapel of Our Lady.

Xavier sisters unite during lockdown

May 11, 2021

Times of crisis tend to bring people together. The lockdown in late March last year caused schools and businesses to close leaving everyone at home. During this period many families took the time to bond...

Xavier Gators volunteer as altar servers to celebrate Mass in the Xavier chapel.

Community service for students during the coronavirus pandemic

March 30, 2021

Service is integral to the Xavier experience as students are required to complete 50 service hours prior to completion of junior year. Unfortunately due to the pandemic, many community service activities...

Prayer, fasting and almsgiving are three fundamental Catholic practices that are at the root of the Lenten season

Lent: A time of preparation

January 27, 2021

February 17 marks the start of this year's Lent and with the date rapidly approaching many are left scrambling in order to prepare for the season. The traditional Catholic practices of praying, fasting...

Here’s a look at some of the pinnacle points of 2020 including the Covid-19 pandemic, basketball star Kobe Bryants sudden death, conflict between law enforcement and protesters during this summers BLM protests and the catastrophic Australian bushfires.

Year in review

November 23, 2020

The year 2020 was full of surprises. From shocking celebrity deaths to forest fire catastrophes and a global pandemic, it has been one rollercoaster of a year. Though every year has its defining moments,...

EPICS makes fun, patterned masks

‘Rona Fighters

September 29, 2020

This summer β€˜Rona Fighters, a group of high school students from Xavier College Preparatory, made it their mission to help protect the people of their community. Xavier’s EPICS team, consisting...

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