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St. Francis Xavier Secondary School
"Striving for Excellence in Catholic Education; to give our students a Purpose and Hope for Life."
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  • St. Francis Xavier Secondary School
  • 50 Bristol Road West
  • Mississauga ON , L5R 3K3
  • Principal: Dan Compagnon
  • Vice Principal(s): Cathy Greco
    Annibale Iarossi
    Maria Pallotta
    Christopher Vincent
  • Superintendents: Wayne Brunton
  • Trustee: Anna Maria Abbruscato (Ward 4)
    Thomas Thomas (Ward 5)
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Retreat Program

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A retreat is an opportunity

for encounter with

God, self, and others.


The grade level retreat program builds on the grade level religion curriculum and offers students a look at the world around them through the lens of the Gospel values. 

Grade 9

As grade 9 students begin their journey in faith among the high school community their retreat focus is on Friendship and Discovering Self: Making the most of your high school years. These retreats are facilitated by grade 11 & 12 chaplaincy team retreat leaders & chaplaincy leader.

Grade 10  

The grade 10 retreat gives students an opportunity to discern modern culture and the values of our faith through the theme of Building Healthy Relationships and Self-Respect.

Grade 11 

The core values of all world religions remain the same and the grade 11 students will explore on their retreat Vocation: A Call to Love Fearlessly.

Grade 12  

Catholic social teaching and social justice are put into action as grade 12 students experience Love in Action: Encountering Christ in the Inner City. 

Grade 11 IB  

The core values of all world religions remain the same and the grade 11 students will explore on their retreat Vocation: A Call to Compassion.  

Grade 12 IB  

Catholic social teaching and social justice are put into action as grade 12 students experience Compassion in Action: The Face of Christ in the Inner City.  

Grade 8

Discovery Day Retreat

To help facilitate in the initial spiritual formation of all grade 8 students we provide a mini– retreat program: Gifted in the Spirit for Unity in Community. We all have unique gifts that we bring to our school community to help make it a better place. These retreats are facilitated by grade 10 chaplaincy team retreat leaders & chaplaincy leader.

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