LIVING THE CHARISM

EXPLORING THE XAVERIAN WAY

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Building The Mission

Last Fall, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of a new dining hall and kitchen at St. Xavier High School in Bungoma, Kenya[read more]

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November 28: First Sunday of Advent

Over the past year and a half, in prayers, retreats, and reflections, our Xaverian Brothers Sponsored Schools have often cited the following passage from the Fundamental Principles of the Xaverian Brothers:[read more]

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Nazareth Regional Creates Brother Matthew Burke Scholarship

In the early years of Nazareth Regional High School in Brooklyn, one man made a big difference in the lives of the students.[read more]

Reflections

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 Paul T. Cullen, C.F.X.

Paul was born in the Dorcester section of Boston in 1934, one of five Cullen brothers. The family eventually moved to Worcester and he attended St. John’s High School on Temple Street, graduating in 1952.[read more]

May 31, 2022

Brother Roger Demon, C.F.X.

Brother Roger passed away peacefully on Friday, May 27th from complications resulting from a fall[read more]

May 27, 2022

Latest News

Sant Zaveryen Students Visit & Provide for Local Families in Haiti

During Lent, the Sant Zaveryen community makes sacrifices in order to help others in their local community. Three students from Sant Zaveryen recently went to visit a local family to bring them Easter joy with a delivery of rice and[read more]

Sant Zaveryen Student & St. Gabriel School Graduate Holds Dental Clinic

In Haiti, a St. Gabriel's 2018 graduate, Dr. Yvronel Joseph, ran a four-day dental clinic offering free or highly discounted dental service to over 130 patients in his home town, Fontaine.[read more]

Students Leave Crime-Ridden Neighborhood, Join Sant Zaveryen Community

The story of these two students is truly horrifying. They spent almost three years living on the streets, and nights in the auditorium of their school. Being a student in Haiti has been a stressful situation for the last few[read more]