Fairfield Prep parents are invited to attend an evening of conversation in which a panel of former Prep parents will reflect and share their "lessons learned" regarding adolescence and their sons' experiences.

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Ignatian Companions: A Parent-to-Parent Evening of Reflection

Throughout the 2020-21 academic year, we have offered Parent Evenings of Reflection which serve as a tool for our community to move forward into a hope-filled future despite the harsh realities of our times. 

These evenings are designed to help parents re-connect during our hybrid or shelter in place conditions by: 1). building stronger relationships with our families, each other, and with God; 2). supporting each other in the spirit of parental companionship by modeling St. Ignatius and his first companions; and 3). expressing gratitude for what we have gained and learned, while acknowledging and mourning all we have lost; 4). walking a parallel spiritual path with your sons who are experiencing similar spiritual offerings at FP.

All parents are invited to join this last program of the school year!

Theme: Grounded in Gratitude 
Date: Wed., April 21
Time: 7- 8:30 p.m.

View a testimony about the evening from Lisy Currier-Martinez P' 13, 17, 19. 

Presenters:

- Elliott Gualtiere, Dir.of Campus Ministry, parent of William '21, Nicholas  '24

- Susan Stone, parent of John '11, Benjamin '02

Register for Zoom in advance
(After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting).

The Fairfield Prep Parent Formation Team

  • Mrs. Elaine Clark, FP English Department Chair, and parent of John (FP ‘14), Kathleen (aged 27), Mary (Lauralton Hall ‘17), and Annie (Lauralton Hall ‘20);
  • Juany Fumai, Parent of Robert (FP ‘14) and Dominick (FP ’07);
  • Elliott Gualtiere, Director of Campus MinistrySpiritual DirectorMurphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality of Fairfield University, and Parent of William, (FP ’21), and Nicholas FP ’24);
  • Marcy HaleySpiritual Director and Assistant Director, Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality of Fairfield University andParent of Peter (FP ‘19), John Patrick (FP ‘17), Charles (FP ’14) and Justin (FP’12);
  • John HanrahanDean of Guidance and College Advising at Fairfield PrepSpiritual DirectorMurphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality of Fairfield University and Parent of John, (FP ’98), twins Erin and Kristina (’04), and a grandfather of four;
  • Wally MartinezManaging Partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth Law Firm, and parent of Christopher (FP ‘19), Benjamin(FP ‘17), Elizabeth (Lauralton Hall ’15), and Nicholas (FP ‘13);
  • Julie Pollard,  FP Parent Fund Director, Bellarmine Guild and Father’s Club Liaison, and Parent of Quinn, (FP ‘15);
  • Susan Stone, Parent of  John (FP ’11), and Benjamin, (FP ’02);
  • Matthew Terry (FP ‘82), Parent of James (FP ‘11), Brendan (FP ‘12), Greg (FP ‘15) and Colin (FP ’17). 

Additional Mission & Service Resources

The Dean of Mission & Ministry position was established at Prep in July 2017.

Dr. Donna Andrade developed and currently serves in this role. The Dean supervises the Director of Campus Ministry and the Director of Christian Service.