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.
March 6, 2018 - Fr. James W. O’Neil, SJ, was called to eternal life at the age of 96 on March, 3 2018. Fr. O’Neil was born on April 12, 1921, and entered the Society of Jesus on Dec. 2, 1947. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 15, 1957, and pronounced his Final Vows on June 2, 1989. He was the oldest member of the province.
March 5, 2018 - In his March prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his intention of spiritual discernment. “Every Christian ought to grow in the ability to ‘read within’ his or her life, and to understand where and to what he or she is being called by the Lord, in order to carry on his mission,” said Pope Francis.
Feb. 28, 2018 - Fr. Donald J. Keefe, SJ, was called to eternal life on Feb. 27, 2018, at Murray-Weigel Hall, Bronx, N.Y. He was born on July 14, 1924, entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Sept. 7, 1953, and was ordained on June 20, 1962, at Canisius College, Buffalo, N.Y. He pronounced his final vows on Feb. 2, 1971.