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JESUIT NEWS
COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Jesuit High School has made a significant response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including virtual classes from March 18 through the end of the 2019-20 school year, the cancellation or postponement and rescheduling of many events, and the implementation of daily Mass via live stream. Please see below news and information relating to Jesuit's response to the pandemic.


Perspectives Magazine 
The Spring 2020 issue of Jesuit's Perspectives magazine has arrived, click here to view the jam-packed, 44-page electronic edition filled with Jesuit news and information.

Weekly Announcements For Friday, May 15 by new student body president Carlos Baldor '21, plus very special messages for Jesuit's students from principal Barry Neuburger and president Fr. Richard C. Hermes, S.J., click here to view.

Awards Presentation Jesuit's best students for the 2019-20 school were recognized Friday, May 8 in the Awards Presentation video, with each award given by a faculty member. Congratulations to all of the recipients!

 

PREVIOUS MESSAGES FROM JESUIT PRESIDENT FR. RICHARD C. HERMES, S.J.
click for each full message

April 24  VIDEO: Weekly announcements a very important message from Father Hermes followed by announcements by student body president A.J. Karabenick '20. Click here for text of Father Hermes' message. 

April 17  VIDEO: Weekly announcements from student body president A.J. Karabenick '20 followed by a special message from Father Hermes.

April 8  VIDEO: Weekly announcements from student body president A.J. Karabenick '20 followed by a special message from Father Hermes.

April 6  A Holy Week invitation for your spiritual life  "I want to offer you an additional recommendation and invitation for your spiritual enrichment, the possibility of a Consecration of your life to the Blessed Virgin Mary ... "

April 1  VIDEO: Virtual school extended through May 1
Weekly announcements from student body president A.J. Karabenick '20 followed by an important message from Father Hermes.

March 23  Spiritual life at Jesuit in challenging times
" ... it is vitally important for us to address the spiritual needs of our students, families, and friends. ... "

March 20  Virtual classes extended through April 8
"The challenges that we all face are difficult and without precedent. ... I want to assure you of Jesuit's unfailing support, above all by ... "

March 18  Jesuit begins virtual school
"Jesuit High School began a period of virtual learning on Wednesday morning (March 18) as students and teachers engaged in online classes. ... the campus was quiet Wednesday morning, but online activity was bustling ... "

March 13  Spring break extended/virtual school announced
"You and your loved ones have been in our daily prayers throughout this spring break. We have followed with close attention the many developments related to the international coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak ... "


CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC INFORMATION
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Florida Department of Health 


DAILY MASS LIVE STREAM

Join the Jesuit fathers at Noon daily seven days a week for Mass from Sacred Heart Chapel at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtb5XK1lVXx6G2FGWP4xGGQ/live


MASS HOMILIES

MAY 18-24
18
Father Hooks  19 Father Hermes  20 TBA  21 Father Deutsch  22 Father Hermes  23 TBA  24 TBA 

MAY 11-17
11
Father Hooks  12 Father Deutsch  13 Father Rivera-Fals  14 Father Hermes  15 TBA  16 Father Deutsch  17 Father Deutsch

MAY 4-10
4 Father Rivera-Fals  5 Father Deutsch  6 TBA  7 Father Hermes  8 TBA  9 Father Rivera-Fals  10 Father Hooks

APRIL 27-MAY 3 HOMILIES   APRIL 20-26 HOMILIES

APRIL 13-19 EASTER WEEK HOMILIES   APRIL 6-12 HOLY WEEK HOMILIES   

MARCH 30-APRIL 5 HOMILIES   MARCH 23-29 HOMILIES



EVENT CANCELLATIONS, POSTPONEMENTS, AND UPDATES

March 13 - May 1  All extracurricular activities suspended
April 15  Student-Athlete Signing Ceremony - click for the story, video, photos
April 24  Grad Bash  CANCELLED
April 25  Spring Music Concert  CANCELLED
April 26  Welcome Day Class of 2024  RESCHEDULED for August 9
April 27  Awards Assembly  CHANGED to a video message to be sent to school community on May 8 
April 27  Hartnett Golf Classic  RESCHEDULED for June 15 at 9:00am at Carrollwood Country Club
May 1  Senior Day and Senior-Alumni Luncheon  CHANGED to video messages and Graduation Yard Sign pickup on May 1
May 2  Father-Son Fishing Tournament  CANCELLED for 2020, SCHEDULED for April 24, 2021
May 6  Mothers' Club Mass & Installation  
CANCELLED
May 9  JR Ring Mass  RESCHEDULED for August 22
May 4-15  AP Exams  RESCHEDULED for May 11-22. Click here for the updated (on April 3) AP Exam schedule. Click here for the College Board's coronavirus/AP testing update page.
May 16  Volunteer Appreciation  CANCELLED
May 22  Baccalaureate Mass-Chapel of the Holy Cross  RESCHEDULED for June 17 at the Chapel of the Holy Cross  
May 23  Graduation-Straz Center    RESCHEDULED for June 18 at the Straz Center
May 29-31  Grand Reunion  POSTPONED
Aug 11 
Pep Rally and Ring Ceremony on Schola Brevis for the wrestling and soccer State Championships

CAMPUS MINISTRY REFLECTIONS - VIRTUAL CONVOCATIONS
every Tuesday-Thursday beginning March 31
March 20  On St. Joseph, by Fr. Jay Hooks, S.J.
March 31  Mr. Matthew Kuizon '11   April 2  Mr. Dan Angel
April 7  Ms. Kathleen Clark   April 16  Mr. Mike Scicchitano '01
April 21  Father Hooks/Jack McGill '20   April 23  Mr. Greg Malafronte '05
April 28  Milo Paman '20   April 29/30  Mr. Andy Wood '92
May 5  Mr. Austin Freeman '02   May 7  Mr. Brian Greenfield
May 12  Jason Kwo '21   May 14 TBA        


POPE FRANCIS
Homily by Pope Francis at the prayer service and benediction in St. Peter's Square on March 27:
https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2020/03/27/200327e.html

 

 

 

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