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Bishop Canevin A Jesuit-inspired High School


Kostka House

"Character in Excellence"

House Mentors:

Mr. Dale Checketts, Mrs. Karen Kennedy, Mr. Joseph Romano, Mrs. Lori Rossi, Ms. Rita Yunker

House Jesuit Namesake: Mr. Stanislaus Kostka

Named after St. Stanislaus Kostka, who was a Polish novice of the Society of Jesus. Born in Poland in 1550, he entered the Jesuits in Rome on his 17th birthday and died a year later. A popular saint of Poland, many religious institutions have chosen him as the protector of their novitiates. He is sometimes depicted receiving Holy Communion from the hands of angels; sometimes receiving the Infant Jesus from the hands of the Virgin. He is invoked for heart ailments and other cases of illness. 

House Colors: 

Green - Hope, Joy, Loyalty
Black - Grief (died at such a young age)

House Symbol and Mascot:

Symbol: Crosses, which stand for Christian sentiments
Mascot: Horse, which stands for the readiness to serve