Posts Tagged ‘Rev. Philip L. Boroughs S.J.’

Alumnus Donates $25 million to Holy Cross to Enhance the Arts

February 14th, 2013 by Christian Santillo

Cornelius B. Prior, Jr., ’56, left, receives applause from Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president, and a standing room only crowd in the Rehm Library. Prior is donating $25 million to the College, the largest single donation in the history of Holy Cross. Read more >>

Photograph by Dan Vaillancourt

Fr. Boroughs Accepts Posthumous Award for Fr. Brooks

January 21st, 2013 by nmarkant

Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of Holy Cross, speaks at the Worcester County Community Breakfast honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Quinsigamond Community College. William Wallace, left, presented the Eleanor Hawley Community Service Award to Holy Cross and Rev. John E. Brooks, the college’s longest-serving president, who died last year. Fr. Boroughs accepted the award on behalf of the College and Fr. Brooks. Read coverage in the Telegram & Gazette.

Photograph by Steve Ericson

Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols Offers Many Festive Scenes

December 6th, 2012 by nmarkant

A holiday tradition since 1978, the Office of the College Chaplains and the College Choir at Holy Cross host an annual Festival of Lessons and Carols for Advent in St. Joseph Chapel.

Rev. Paul Harman, S.J., vice president for mission, gives a reading.

Michelizabeth Sainvill ’14 delivers a reading.


Guest conductor Christopher Shepard leads the College Choir.


Michelle Sterk Barrett, director of Community-Based Learning, gives a reading.


Paul Melley, assistant chaplain and director of liturgical music, delivers a reading.


Marybeth Kearns-Barrett, director of the Office of the College Chaplains, presides at the event. Servers are, from left, Matthew Boni ’15 and Joseph Seebode ’15.


From left, Suzanne Crifo ’13, Ariel Jiminez ’13, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president, Tracy Barlok, vice president for development and alumni relations, and Eileen Dombrowski, receptionist in the Office of the College Chaplains.


Fr. Boroughs gives a reading.
Photography by John Buckingham

Fr. Boroughs Makes a Surprise Appearance at Midnight Breakfast

May 13th, 2012 by csteuer

Fr. Boroughs serves a student at Midnight Breakfast.

Members of the Jesuit community smile for a photo after a job well done! L-R: Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president; Rev. John Gavin, S.J., assistant professor of religious studies; Christopher Ryan, S.J., grants associate; Rev. Gregory Lynch, S.J., assistant chaplain; and Rev. James Hayes, S.J.,  associate chaplain.

Recognizing that students stay up late to study during finals period, administrators at the College of the Holy Cross volunteer each semester to serve the scholars breakfast late into the night. On Sunday May 13, Fr. Boroughs surprised students as he donned an apron and dining services cap and served them bacon and eggs!

Don’t miss out on the late night fun! The menu includes popular breakfast items, such as scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, assorted bagels, Belgian waffles and topping bar, assorted juices and nightly specials. See who is serving tonight.

Photography by Rev. John Savard, S.J.

Fr. Boroughs Keynote Speaker at Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon

January 23rd, 2012 by nmarkant

Rev. Philip Boroughs, S.J., president, gives the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon. The event was part of “Aptissimi: The Leadership Conference,” which invites student leaders to explore, develop and articulate their personal leadership styles, and one of a number of annual events sponsored by the “Hate: Not Here!” anti-bias committee. Aptissimi comes from a Jesuit philosophy of developing “as many as possible of the very best.”


Jacqueline Peterson, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, introduces Fr. Boroughs.


Kibbs Fortilus ’13 takes in the event.


Samantha Adams ’13 delivers remarks about King’s legacy.


Monaisia Livingston ’14 also spoke about King’s legacy.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt