Category Archives: Campus Ministry

Spiritual retreats offer chance to share brotherhood and faith

By Nicolas Cortez, Staff Writer At Verbum Dei each grade level has a spiritual retreat once per year. The freshmen and sophomore retreats are one-day events; the junior Kairos retreat spans four days and three nights. The senior retreat lasts … Continue reading

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Verb welcomes Xavier Prep to Watts for Magis Immersion Trip

By  Randdy De Paz, Staff Writer From January 11 to 13, Verbum Dei hosted the Magis Immersion Trip for Xavier Prep High School students at Verbum Dei High School.  Xavier Prep is located in the Coachella Valley, and the school … Continue reading

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Xavier Service Plunge brings the Verb to the Coachella Valley

By Randdy De Paz, Staff Writer From December 7 to December 9, 2018, Verbum Dei students attended the Xavier Service Plunge trip, hosted by Xavier Prep High School, 34200 Cook St, Palm Desert, CA. The group not only went to Xavier … Continue reading

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Legion of Believers builds faith and insight of God in all things

By Alejandro Aquino, Staff Writer The 2016-2017 school year welcomed the Legion of Believers (LOB), a club structured to have religious conversation, to reflect on daily activities, and, in general, to foster and to strengthen the bonds among Christian peers. … Continue reading

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Dine (Navajo) Immersion Trip: Natural wonders and service

  Eagles amid western grandeur – Verbum Dei students and faculty/staff alight beneath towering sandstone on the 2018 Navajo (Dine) Immersion Trip.  – Image by an unknown photographer  By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief, and Nathaniel Zavala, Photo Editor An awe-inspiring … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Guadalupe to be honored at Las Mananitas, 12/12

By Uriel Molina, Staff Writer The Latino Student Union will host Las Mananitas, a very special mass and day for all Catholics and Latinos, in the gym at Verbum Dei High School from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. (Liturgy Schedule) on December … Continue reading

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Urban Compass serves the underserved on the Verb campus

By Christopher Poz, Profiles/Features Editor The low rumbling patter of small, colorful shoes on concrete and the excited, if squeaky, voices of children can be heard most afternoons on the Verbum Dei High School campus.  Escorted in orderly lines to their campus destinations, … Continue reading

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9-12 service hour deadlines approach; service trips on horizon

By Randdy De Paz and Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writers Junior service hours are due December 3; senior hours are due December 7, and freshman and sophomore service hours are due December 11. “Over half the students have had [their hours] done on time. It’s good, … Continue reading

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Verb’s Legion of Believers attend Christian Service 4 Life event

By Nicolas Cortez and Nathaniel Zelada, Staff Writers Legion Of Believers club members attended the Christian Service 4 Life event in the Microsoft Theatre on November, 7, 2018, from 9:00 A.M. through 12:00 P.M.  Irene Park, club moderator, took 12 of the club … Continue reading

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Seniors enjoy divided class retreats to Joshua Tree National Park and to Camp Wrightwood in the San Gabriel Mountains

Thirty-eight days shy of 40 – Verbum Dei seniors, staff, and faculty retreated to Joshua Tree National Park for a desert camping and hiking experience on October 28-29, 2018 – Images by John Stradley, Present Dei Online News Source Moderator By Khalid … Continue reading

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