On Saturday, October 15, Xavier will welcome over 750 prospective families to 16th Street, most for the very first time.
News from 16th Street
As Xavier concludes the first month of the academic year, the community marks its very first Spirit Week—a week-long celebration for students, faculty, and staff to share their Xavier pride.
On Friday, September 16, Xavier celebrated its annual Mass of the Holy Spirit—a Jesuit educational tradition that dates back to 1548.
On Friday, September 23, the Class of 2026 embarked on the Via Dei Retreat—allowing them to engage in team-building activities and to discover what it means to be a Son of Xavier, loved by God.
As the Xavier community marks Spirit Week, the Xavier E-News asked students, “What do you enjoy most about life on 16th Street?”
This week, the Xavier E-News sat down with Michael McGreal ’23 to discuss his role as Cadet Colonel, his life on 16th Street, and his aspirations for life after Xavier.
On Monday, September 12, the Xavier community gathered to remember the 10 alumni—John Ryan ’74†, Edmund McNally ’78†, Christopher Hanley ’84†, Michael Andrews ’85†, John Farrell ’87†, Jimmy Riches ’89†, Matthew Burke ’91†, Sean Lugano ’91†, James Coyle ’93†, and Charles Heeran ’96†—and countless family members and friends we lost in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center 21 years ago.