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Over 90% of our graduates complete high school within four years, in a city with an on-time high school graduation rate that hovers around 65%.

25th Anniversary Celebratory Mass in the Church of the Gesu on October 27

The Church of the Gesu will open its doors to the community to commemorate Gesu School’s 25th Anniversary as an independent Catholic school. This special occasion recognizes the vital role that the church has played in Gesu School's history as a former parish school and its ongoing importance to our school today. All are welcome.


Gesu School Celebratory Mass

Celebrant, Rev. Raymond J. Donaldson, S.J.
Chaplain, Gesu School

Music by the Gesu Gospel Choir


October 27, 2018

11:30 a.m.

Church of the Gesu
North 18th & Stiles Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Principal Concelebrants:
Fr. George W. Bur, S.J. – Founding President, Gesu School
Fr. Neil Ver’Schneider, S.J. – Vice Principal and Chaplain, Gesu School

Rev. Msgr. Federico Britto - Founding Pastor of St. Cyprian Parish – Gesu School Alumnus 
Fr. Charles Frederico, S.J. - Sr. Director of Mission and Ministry, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School
Fr. Daniel R.J. Joyce, S.J. - Executive Director of Mission Programs, St. Joseph’s University
Fr. Joseph P. Parkes, S.J. - Provincial Assistant for Pre-secondary and Secondary Education, Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces Jesuits 
Fr. John W. Swope, S.J. - President, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School
Rev. Stephen D. Thorne - Pastor, Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Board Member, Gesu School