Catholic Identity

· Each parish maintains a strong connection with its school families, with the Pastor as the spiritual leader for the students and families at his campus site.

· Catholic students receive formation for the sacraments of Holy Communion and Reconciliation in 2nd grade and Confirmation in 7th-8th grades.  Sacraments are conferred through the students’ home parishes.

· The Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE) is responsible for assisting the pastors, principals and teachers with weekly All-School Masses, weekly gospel reflections, faith formation resources, etc.

· Daily religion class provides formation in the Catholic faith. Christian values are embedded in every moment of the school day and throughout the school community.

· Students grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ through sacraments, prayer and devotions, including:

· Student-led Daily Morning Prayer

· Weekly All-School Mass

· Student and Faculty Retreat Days

· Sacrament of Reconciliation

· Living Rosary

· Eucharistic Adoration

· Sacramental preparation retreats for First Reconciliation, Holy Communion and Confirmation

· Service Projects

· Middle School Youth Ministry