by Francisco Stender, Class of 2019 Valedictorian Reverend Father, Faculty, Dormfathers, Families, Students, Friends, My classmates and I are graduating from this Academy today, and even though I am still something of a boy, I hope I will not appear too presumptuous if I propose to tell you a secret about education. Do want to . . . Read more
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Congratulations to the Highlanders of Gregory the Great Academy for their victory on May 19, when they won the Pennsylvania state rugby championship title. It is truly wonderful to see our school of 60 boys achieve so much facing off against enormous schools fielding athletes of talent and depth. There is something so powerful rooted in . . . Read more
So long as boys have characters to form and souls to save, they need to have songs to sing. Music is a profound means to form character and delight the soul, being the strongest vehicle for expressing man’s sensitivity and desire for fundamental reality, his wordless jubilation or inexpressible sorrow, his hunger to know and wonder. Music claims the power to call us out of ourselves and participate in something greater, something higher, something deeper.