Feb. 15, 2017 - On Sept. 26, 2016, Dr. Kristin Ross Cully informed the Loyola School community that the 2016-2017 academic year would be her final year as the high school's principal. Loyola School sought as its next principal an experienced leader with the skills necessary to help guide a high functioning, mission-driven school to the next level of excellence.
On Feb. 8, 2017, Loyola School leadership announced that Mr. Adam Lewis was selected as the next principal. Mr. Lewis, a native of Australia, is currently serving as director of senior campus at Xavier College in Melbourne. Before that he was deputy principal of Saint Ignatius College Riverview in Sydney. He has previously taught history and English at Clongowes Wood College SJ in Clane, Ireland and taught English at Sacred Heart R.C. Secondary School in London, United Kingdom.
“I am extremely grateful to our search committee, and other community leaders, for the hours they dedicated to this important process,” said Loyola President Tony Oroszlany. “I also wish to express my appreciation to Dr. Ross Cully for her contributions to Loyola as our principal and for the role she will play in helping Mr. Lewis transition to his new position.”
Mr. Lewis will officially begin his responsibilities as Loyola's principal on July 1, 2017. Click here to read written messages from both Mr. Oroszlany and Mr. Lewis about this new chapter for Loyola School.
May 8, 2017 - Fr. Francis P. Valentino, SJ, was called to eternal life on May 6, 2017. Fr. Valentino was born on Feb. 16, 1935, and entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1954. He was ordained on June 13, 1968, and pronounced Final Vows on Feb. 19, 1983.
May 8, 2017 - In his May prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of Christians in Africa. "Let us join with our brothers and sisters of this great continent, and pray together that Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace."
May 3, 2017 - On April 25, more than 850 guests, including 85 Jesuits, gathered in Boston to celebrate and support the ministries of the USA Northeast Province and honor Mary and John Power with the Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award in recognition of their selfless work for the Society of Jesus and for others.