A Jesuit Community


Rockhurst High School is proud to be home to eight Jesuits for the 2022-23 year.


Pictured left to right: (1st row) Mr. Alex Coffey, SJ, Fr. Vince Giacabazi, SJ, Fr. Gary Menard, SJ, Dr. Philip Nahlik, SJ; (2nd row): Mr. Ignatius Nguyen, SJ, Fr. Tom Pesci, SJ, Fr. Danny Tesvich, SJ, Fr. Derrick Weingartner, SJ

Three are scholastics in Regency (Mr. Coffey, Dr. Nahlik, and Mr. Nguyen); Fr. Giabcabazi and Fr. Tesvich are scholastics in Tertianship; Fr. Menard and Fr. Pesci are Jesuits who have made their final vows. Fr. Weingartner is the Rector/Superior, Board Member, and Chair of the Board of Members.

Parent Spirituality Events


Ignatian Formation Night

Rockhurst will host an Ignatian Formation Night on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 led by Fr. Chris Collins, SJ.

The evening will begin with Mass at 5:30 p.m. in Rockhurst's Chapel of the Sacred Heart, followed by a "Meet and Greet" with the Jesuits of Kansas City, and then an Ignatian talk led by Fr. Collins.

Learn more and register for free here.



Moms in Prayer

Moms in Prayer is held every Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Chapel of the Sacred Heart.
Zoom Link here
Meeting ID: 918 3038 3538
Passcode: 965296
This is a relaxed and casual hour of prayer and reflection. Come when you can, and come as you are! Women of all faith groups are encouraged and welcome, and welcome to bring a friend! For more information on Moms in Prayer, please contact Moira Kelly Healy at mhealy@rockhursths.edu

Father/Son Mass

Mark your calendars! The school year's Father/Son Mass dates are below. Fathers and sons are encouraged to join us for this special occasion, which begins at 7:15 a.m. A light social event will follow with coffee, juice and donuts. A great way for fathers and sons to deepen their own relationships, as well as their relationships with God.

September 6, 2022
October 11, 2022
November 8, 2022
December 13, 2022
January 10, 2023
February 14, 2023
March 7, 2023
April 11, 2023
May 9, 2023


Women of Rockhurst Day of Reflection

Makes plan to join us on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Barry Commons. 

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the Retreat starting at 9:00 a.m. The Retreat begins with Mass followed by presentations.

The Women of Rockhurst Day of Reflection is a beautiful opportunity for all to come together for a day of spiritual connection and discernment, prayer and reflection, in an informal setting. Women of all faiths are encouraged and welcome to attend. Please join us.
 

Ignatian Spirituality Center

The mission of the Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City is to assist people of varied faith traditions to explore and deepen their relationships with God in Jesus Christ. The Center bases its ministry on the Spiritual Exercises and spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Grandparent Mass & Brunch

Sunday, March 5, 2023, 10:00 a.m. in the Rose Theater.  This special celebration for grandparents and grandsons create a sincere appreciation for the Eucharist together. 

For more information on any of these events, please contact Moira Healy at mhealy@rockhursths.edu