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.
Jan. 9, 2018 - Dr. Thomas de Quesada, current Dean of Men at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami, Florida, has been named the next principal of Fairfield Prep. Dr. de Quesada will assume this new role on July 1, 2018.
In his first video of 2018, Pope Francis spoke on his January intention, religious minorities in Asia. “Let us pray for all of them so that Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.”
Jan. 2, 2018 - Fr. Edward F. Howard, SJ, was called to eternal life on Dec. 24, 2017. He was born on May 25, 1932, entered the Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Mass., on Sept. 7, 1951, and was ordained on June 11, 1966, at Weston College, Weston, Mass. He pronounced his final vows on Aug. 14, 1990.
Jan. 2, 2018 - Fr. William D. Ibach, SJ, was called to eternal life on Dec. 24, 2017. He was born on Feb. 20, 1929, entered the Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Mass., on July 30, 1946, and was ordained on June 13, 1959, at Weston College, Weston, Mass. He pronounced his final vows on Nov. 5, 1980.