The Prep community gathered for Mass Wednesday morning, joined by Fr. Rocco Danzi, S.J., vocation promoter for the New York Province of the Jesuits. The Mass marked both Holy Week and the closing of the 2010 Arrupe Lecture Series.
Prep offices will be closed Holy Thursday, April 1, Good Friday, April 2, and Easter Monday, April 5. Most offices will re-open on Tuesday morning, April 6.
Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 13 following the Easter Break and a faculty professional development day on the 12th.
As Prep's Italian students pack their bags to complete the second leg of their exchange program, 13 French students, not to be outdone, are welcoming their own exchange partners from the Institution Sainte Marie located in La Seyne Sur Mer in the south of France to Prep this week.
Prep is ready to bid buon viaggio to nineteen students and two teachers Thursday, as they leave for Rome and then Sicily as part of the Italian Exchange program in cooperation with the Istituto Centro Educativo Ignaziano in Palermo.It's a busy stretch for Prep's Italian program, which also took top honors in the annual Italian Heritage Day and Student Symposium at Montclair State University.