Learn more about our upcoming events & news about the Grace Foundation & St. Ignatius School.

Immaculee Ilibagiza - Left to Tell

Immaculee Illibagiza, NY Times bestselling author and motivational speaker will be traveling to Seattle in August to promote St. Ignatius School. Her bestseller, Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust (2006), is an autobiographical work detailing how she survived during the Rwandan genocide by being hidden for 91 days in in a 3 foot by 4 bathroom with 7 other women.  Immaculee is a world renown speaker and we look forward to her arrival. Please visit her website to learn more - http://www.immaculee.com/

Science Labs Completed!

Construction for our new science labs began in February of 2014. Our labs will be built in 3 phases. The first phase is 11,000 square feet and comprises of physics, chemistry and biology classrooms. With an emphasis on STEM education, (Science, Technology, Education and Math), we will be graduating our men and women with a strong foundation to continue with their post secondary education. Construction was completed in January of 2015! 

Meet our Volunteers

We launched a volunteer program in 2013. Thank you to Molly and Tim for all of your dedication to St. Ignatius School. Please see their attached blogs for more about their experience. 

Tim Nendick's blog: timnendick.com
Molly Moore's blog: teachrwanda.blogspot.com

Mercer Island Residents Travel to Rwanda

Read about local Mercer Island residents who travelled to Rwanda to help build the school, learn about the Rwandan culture and to make a difference. 


Life of Purpose

Jean Baptiste Ganza, S.J., doing his part to build a better, brighter future for the people of Rwanda. It is a moment that lingers, as if suspended in time, in Jean Baptiste Ganza’s mind. He was a young man leaving home to embark on a life-changing journey while his mother was struggling to let him go. On the day of his departure, bound for the Congo in Central Africa to follow his calling to become a Jesuit priest, Jean Baptiste’s mother, with tears in her eyes and a heavy heart, kissed and hugged her son goodbye. Read More Here - http://www.seattleu.edu/magazine/story.aspx?id=78616