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Off to a flying start
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep alum Nolan Jones ’16 couldn’t have scripted a better start to his major league baseball career. In his first week after being called up to the majors by the Cleveland Guardians on July 8 in Kansas City, Jones has batted .333 with one home run and eight RBIs.

HGP will celebrate annual Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 11
William Doherty

The Holy Ghost Prep community will officially kick off the 2022-23 academic year and its year-long 125th anniversary celebration on Sunday, September 11 at 10 a.m. with an outdoor Mass of the Holy Spirit in the school’s courtyard.

Ten Holy Ghost Prep student-athletes earn all-area recognition
William Doherty

The Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer recently named their annual all-area teams for the spring 2022 season and a total of 10 Holy Ghost Prep student-athletes, including tennis players Felix Flis and Paul Pabalan, earned spots on these all-area teams.

HGP baseball’s history-making run falls just short
William Doherty

The Holy Ghost Prep baseball team made history this spring—winning a third consecutive PIAA District 1 Class 4A title and then making it all the way to the program’s first-ever state championship game before falling, 10-9 to Montour at Penn State’s Medlar Field on June 16.

Holy Ghost Prep inducts 34 new NHS members
William Doherty

Thirty-four Holy Ghost Prep juniors and seniors were inducted into the Venerable F. Libermann Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) of Secondary Schools in the HGP Chapel on May 19.

Holy Ghost Prep graduates its Class of 2022
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Preparatory School graduated 102 seniors at its commencement exercises on Saturday, June 4 on the campus lawn behind Cornwells Hall. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio) 

Jerry Stahlecker  ’83 receives the McCloskey Award
William Doherty

During the 2022 commencement exercises on June 4, Jerry Stahlecker ’83, a member of Holy Ghost Prep’s Board of Trustees for the past six years and an extremely generous supporter of the school, was honored with the Reverend James P. McCloskey, C.S.Sp.’70 Award.

Three HGP students become Eagle Scouts
William Doherty

Three current Holy Ghost Prep students—Benjamin Harris ’23, Matt McKeown ’23, and Max Crompton ’24—recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank anyone can receive in the Boys Scouts of America. (Missing from picture is Matt McKeown)

2022 Honors Convocation celebrates some of HGP’s best and brightest
William Doherty

Many of Holy Ghost Prep’s best and brightest students in the Classes of 2023, 2024, and 2025 were recognized at an Academic Honors Convocation on May 31. Among the many honorees that evening was AJ Olczak ’23, who received the Downey Scholarship. (Photo courtesy of Desiree Hoelzle Photography)