To JHS, Brian was a true friend and loyal guest author. Each year for the past decade Brian wove his magic for spellbound students, leaving them laughing and crying and plumbing the purpose of their wild and precious lives—usually at the same time.
Principal Paul Hogan regularly shares his insights and observations.
As Fr. Hayes so often said, “We stand in awe of what God has done at Jesuit High.” Father, we also stand in awe of what you have done. We are deeply grateful for your light and your life, for your dry Irish humor, your unwavering faith in God and in all of us, and your commitment to the students of Jesuit High.
We are fortunate to work with young people who remind us every day of the best of humanity, rather than the worst.
As we prepare to celebrate the first Friday Mass of the 2017-18 school year on September 8, I thought I should share two recent emails that I received from members of the Class of 2017.
It has been a rough stretch. As most members of the Jesuit community are aware, we suffered a terrible, tragic loss when John Walker '17 drowned off Sauvie Island on August 2.
On June 4, 2017, Jesuit High celebrated its first-ever Commencement held at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland.