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Graduates Upon Graduation


Grounded in faith: Students upon graduation,

  • have encountered Jesus Christ through personal and liturgical prayer, in the chapel, the classroom and through co-curricular activities.
  • understand all that is good, true and beautiful in this world is a gift that comes with responsibilities from God, who is the fullness of all that is good, true and beautiful.
  • fully shared in the Church as a sign of communion to each other and Jesus Christ. 
  • learned that the Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life.
  • Have felt the healing mercy of Jesus Christ extended to us through the sacrament of reconciliation.
  • Have respect for and promote the inherent equal dignity of every person, especially the poor, unborn and elderly.
  • foster a desire for holiness and continuous conversion to Jesus Christ, despite imperfections, in pursuit of their God given vocation to be single, married, a priest or religious.
  • know that “the human body includes right from the beginning…the capacity of expressing love, that love in which the person becomes a gift—and by means of this gift—fulfills the meaning of his being and existence” (Theology of the Body, Jan. 16, 1980)
  • received excellent theological formation in the classroom, and powerful, tangible Christ-centered conversion opportunities on retreat.

Prepared through reason: Students upon graduation,

  • understand that faith is not contrary to reason, but that “Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of the truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to know himself” (Fides et Ratio, 1)
  • have a well-rounded college preparatory education, completing academic skills required for college or some other form of advanced education.
  • have collaborated with their peers in solving problems as a team and participated in project-based learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. 
  • become able to evaluate the reliability and validity of digital information and are able to work efficiently and effectively in a technological world.
  • become a life-long learner, able to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • developed competence in oral and written expression that evidences sound analytical thinking and persuasive rhetoric. 

Serving in virtue: Students upon graduation, 

  • understand the importance of living out the Gospel of Jesus Christ in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in the community through acts of charity and works of mercy. 
  • understand the importance of being a servant leader with humility and integrity through sharing their gifts and talents with others.
  • Understand the importance of evaluating moral choices based on an understanding of Catholic teaching and values.
  • respect cultural, socio-economic and intellectual differences, and accept constructive and non-constructive criticism with emotional maturity and charity.
  • Understand their role in local church engagement, so as to nurture our faith and communal life, while giving glory to God.