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March 25th, 2014
The track runners loved their tent that travelled to meets with them season after season. It protected them from the rain and the sweltering sun as they anxiously awaited their events.
But this year, we sadly discovered the team's tent had not... Read More
March 7th, 2014
Thanks to the organization Clothes-PIN and the clothing manufacturer UnderArmour, the Gesu girls track team was treated to new T-shirts on the first day of the season.
Gesu supporter Jennnifer Curry is involved with Clothes-PIN, which collects... Read More
March 7th, 2014
As part of our Catholic Schools Week celebration, we turned a photo of the students spelling GESU on the rooftop playground into a card for Pope Francis. Students drew pictures and wrote messages to the Jesuit pontiff, wishing him a happy Catholic... Read More
February 15th, 2014
Twenty years ago, the closure of the Gesu parish threatened the hope and futures of the families in North Philadelphia who had relied on the parish's school for 120 years. But thanks to the ingenuity, generosity and leadership of the Jesuits, the... Read More
February 15th, 2014
It started small. Just a few bottles and some zip lock bags on the wall. But it rapidly grew into something more. 
Science lab coordinator Pat Leaf regularly uses the wall outside her lab for interesting science displays. After Christmas break, she... Read More
February 3rd, 2014
We are excited to announce that Carol Maillard, Class of 1965, and the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock will perform at the 2014 Gesu Gala: 20th Anniversary Celebration! Sponsor and patron opportunities are now available. Guest... Read More
January 28th, 2014
Everyone at Gesu School already knew board chairman J. Gordon Cooney, Jr., was one of the best. His recent selection by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of Philadelphia's 10 most outstanding board directors comes as no surprise.
Mr. Cooney... Read More
January 6th, 2014
Gesu's annual Christmas Concert and the 1st grade Christmas pageant closed out 2013 with joy and cheer.
On December 18th at the Church of the Gesu, the Gesu Gospel Choir warmed the audience's hearts with both traditional and modern Christmas... Read More
December 11th, 2013
As a founding member of the performance ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock, Gesu alumna Carol Maillard inspires, challenges and changes audiences with her melodic voice and message of justice. On December 11th, Maillard and fellow members of Sweet... Read More
December 9th, 2013
The Philadelphia Inquirer ran Rosemary McDonough's commentary "With grit, youths escape inner-city travails" on December 8th. Read the piece or see Gesu's previous news coverage.