Friday, July 31st 2015, The Civitas Acadamic of Gonzaga College celebrates the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola or Ignatius Day; one of 10 founding fathers of Society of Jesus, by a holy mass led by Fater Thomas S. Sarjumunarsa, S.J., Father Leonardus E.B. Winandoko, S.J., and Father Antonius Vico Christiawan, S.J. Gregorius Alexander Ponglapik, a senate of Gonzaga College, reads the history and life of St. Ignatius Loyola before the holy mass begins. The theme of the holy mass is about the struggle of St. Ignatius Loyola to follow Jesus Christ in his devoted life.

The place to celebrate the holy mass is in the lobby that is not common to do it so. The altar is placed in front of the front office to face the slide door. The students, teachers, and stuffs sit down in the lobby to the sport hall. This celebration is also to unveil the statue of St. Aloysius Gonzaga. The unveiling of the statue is signed by the blessing from Father Sarju. He named the place as the piazza of St. Aloysius Gonzaga. The statue portrays St. Aloysius and a helpless old poor sick man. This portrayal invites all people to give hands to the others who need help.

The Ignatius day is also celebrating the student achievements. The appreciations are given to the students who reach academic and non-academic achievements in the last second semester_KLL3962Summa Cum Laude is given to the student who achieve 90,00-100, Magna Cum Laude is given to the student who achieve 88.00-89.00, and Cum Laude is given to the student with 85.00-87.99 in their report. The appreciations are also given to the students who win competition, cup, or championship in the second semester of 2014-2015 year of study




Proficiat for the students who got achievements in the last semester! Keep struggle to gain more in next year. For the others, there is time to learn, to do your best, and to gain achievements.

Ignatius day is followed by an Opera Magna which is to clean up the school. The students are working in the group of class guided by their teachers. The students are bringing their own tools and happily work together in the classes, gardens, and fields. At the end of the Opera Magna, the students enjoy their lunch from the cafeteria, gratis!

Happy St. Ignatius Loyola feast, Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam!