Our Mission is Essential

Our plan to open school in August reflects the input of our faculty, our parents and healthcare experts. With a shared desire for the health and well being of our community, several protocols will be in place. While school may look different, our goal of providing our students with an academically rigorous, Catholic education in the Jesuit tradition remains unchanged.

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Etymology Word of the Week

Director of Admissions, Pat O'Rourke '90 and self-proclaimed "word nerd" brings you his Etymology Word of the Week. Every other week, he presents an online Etymology lesson just for fun!
Hospitality - "The friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.”  From the Latin noun hospes, hospitis meaning “guest, visitor, stranger, foreigner; host.”  (All information is from www.wikipedia.org, www.etymonline.com and/or www.dictionary.com).
RELATED WORDS/PHRASES – hospital, hospitable, hospice, host

Sample sentence – “You’re all invited back next week to this locality - To have a heapin’ helpin’ of their hospitality.” (From the Beverly Hillbillies theme song)  

GUESS THE APHORISM:  Strike while... (scroll for answer)

...the iron is hot.