Mission as a Common Thread: Oak Flat Prayer Run and Brophy College Prep

Brophy College Prep's Native American club shares the story of their prayer run for Oak Flat—a sacred Native American site threatened with destruction by copper mining. The team, though diverse in background, shared a common thread—they were inspired by the Jesuit mission of their school to act as men and women for others in pursuit of a more just vision of our Common Home.

Bringing the Voices of Asylum Seekers From Nogales to Washington, D.C.

A student at Brophy College Preparatory speaks about his experience standing with asylum seekers in Nogales, Mexico, and then being a part of bringing their voices to Washington, D.C., during the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

Miracles at Oak Flat: Brophy College Prep’s Native American Club’s Run for Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice

Called by an Ignatian faith that does justice, the Brophy College Prep Native American Club ran 188 miles to Oak Flat, a site sacred to the San Carlos Apache and other tribes, under threat by attempts to mine a vast copper deposit directly under the site.