Five years ago, Xavier College Preparatory launched an International Studies Program to provide its students and faculty with global religious, educational, cultural and service offerings. Since then, more than 500 Xavier young women and faculty members have traveled internationally with the school's program.
Earlier this summer, 70-plus Xavier students and their faculty chaperones embarked on the school's offerings in Ecuador, France, Ireland, and Nicaragua. In April, 54 students, faculty, parents, and community members traveled to Lourdes, France, on an Easter pilgrimage that Xavier has been offering for the past 17 years. In the fall and winter, 20 students and faculty members crossed the Atlantic Ocean to participate in an annual exchange program that welcomes German students to Arizona and sends Xavier students to Aachen, Germany. Last summer, the school's students and faculty had a special opportunity to travel to the Holy Land and to Krakow, Poland, for World Youth Day 2016.
This year, Xavier plans to offer several additional opportunities in Valencia, Spain; Washington, D.C.; and the U.S./Mexico border town of Nogales.
To learn more about the International Studies Program, click here.