XBSS Class of 2020: Staying Connected

May the prayerful support of your school community and the entire XBSS network sustain you on the road ahead. God Bless you![read more]


Xaverian Brothers COVID-19 Prayer List

During these most challenging times, the Xaverian Brothers, Associates, and Partners in Mission unite in prayer to remember those who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic[read more]


An Easter Message from Brother Daniel Skala

Dear Brothers, Associates and Partners in Mission:  Our world has changed rather quickly in the past month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Every day brings more change and greater anxiety as more people contract the virus and millions lose their[read more]


Brother John's Reflections

The Absence of God

Is this not, rather, the fast that I choose: / releasing those bound unjustly, / untying the thongs of the yoke; / Setting free the oppressed, / breaking off every yoke? / Is it not sharing your bread with the[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Responsibility and Life

I call heaven and earth today to witness against you: I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live,  by loving the Lord, your God, obeying[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Praying In Secret

“But when you pray, go to your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret.  And your Father who sees in secret will repay you.” Matthew 6:6 It would be a great grace of Lent if[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Receiving Our Inner Child

For along the way the disciples had been discussing among themselves who is the greatest.  And Jesus sat down and called the Twelve and said to them:  “If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be last of all and[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Why Could We Not Cast It Out?

When Jesus saw that a crowd came running together he rebuked the unclean spirit and said to him:  “You mute and deaf spirit, I command you.  Go out from him, and never enter him again.”  And after shouting and convulsing[read more]

Brother John's Reflections

Faith and Works

What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?  If a brother or sister has nothing to wear and has no food for the day, and one of[read more]

Call Fulfilled

Brother Charles Cully, C.F.X.

In the gospel reading for Monday, January 11, we read about Jesus’ invitation to Simon and Andrew and then to James and John to ‘come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.[read more]

January 13, 2021

Brother Matthew Burke, C.F.X.

Brother Matthew Burke passed away peacefully Friday evening at Nazareth Home from rapid degeneration of his health[read more]

November 30, 2020

Latest News

Despite Pandemic, Relationships Endure Among XBSS Communities

Each March, student leaders from across the Xaverian Brothers Sponsored Schools are invited to participate in a national retreat.[read more]

Ministry, Retreat, Nourishment and Reflection

The Coronavirus pandemic “arrived” at Xaverian and Ryken houses in the middle of March 2020, when signs indicating “Please, no visitors; all deliveries to the door at the porch” appeared on exterior doors.[read more]

A Xaverian Journey Through Advent

This year, the Xaverian Brothers were thrilled to share their very first, exclusive Advent Resource Booklet. ‘Preparing our Faith – A Xaverian Journey Through Advent’[read more]