Religion

Honors Ignatian Encounter offers students reflective, community-based religion class
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores ’19| Mr. Quentin Orem and Mr. Will Rutt teach their Honors Ignatian Encounter class during fourth period Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP This year, the religion department created the new Honors Ignatian Encounter class to offer students a way to complete an honors religion credit their Junior year and to complete their service hours for Ignatian Encounter. Mr. Quentin Orem, one of the co-teachers for the…
Diversity: Students grow in faith, understanding regardless of individual religion
By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Although students may be religiously diverse, they often come to gather around an understanding of the Abrahamic god as the god of mercy, said Mr. Paul Fisko, who teaches Encountering Jesus in the Sacraments. Brophy offers a wide variety of religious, theological and spiritual classes to its students, some of which students are required to take. However, how do these classes ultimately affect our…
Gilbert Mormon Temple connects two communities, opens eyes to importance of temples
By Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Gilbert Mormon Temple had its grand opening open house Jan. 14, bringing in thousands of people from all over the state to get a tour before it is only accessible to the Mormon Community. Having never spent any time in a Mormon Temple, I had the unique opportunity to visit the Gilbert facility during the open house tour. I had an eye opening…
Diversity of religion encouraged, not denied

Through regular Masses, religion courses, service work and retreats, Brophy’s Catholic identity is apparent.
But what does this mean for students who are not Catholic? While Brophy is comprised of a mainly Catholic student body, there are still those students who come from a diversity of backgrounds.