Catholic schools are an integral part of the life of the Church in
They welcome families and support parents in the
faith development of children by providing an excellent Catholic
Jesus is the Head of the Catholic school community and students are
formed to appreciate his message and develop a personal relationship
Catholic schools foster Christian values in society and aim to
encourage young people to contribute to society in a way that reflects
the teachings of Jesus and his Gospels. One of the key tasks of Catholic
schools is to form young people committed to the love, compassion and
justice of the Gospels.
Catholic schools are communities of faith that develop students to
participate in Christian life by providing them with experiences where
they express faith through celebrations of prayer, liturgy and the
Schools provide the opportunity for students to participate in significant Catholic feasts and school retreats.
Students are encouraged to be involved in Christian life and service
Catholic schools are a vital part of the church’s mission to proclaim
the Gospel, build faith communities, celebrate through worship and serve
Our schools are unique faith-centred communities that encourage
intellectual growth, nurture faith, inspire action and create
environments that affirm the dignity of all and strive to be authentic,
caring communities that emphasise justice, equality, compassion and
excellence. All students, regardless of their faith, are invited to
participate in the Catholic life of the school.
The Catholic school is an experience of the church’s belief, tradition
and sacramental life and all students and staff participate in a range
of masses, liturgies and sacraments throughout the school year.
The spiritual formation of the entire school community is an essential
part of the Catholic school’s mission and all students and staff are
invited to attend to their spiritual development in a range of ways. As
well as involvement in the sacramental life of the church, opportunities
for retreats, reflection and personal and communal prayer are offered
Inspired by the Gospel imperative to actively pursue social justice,
all students and staff are challenged to take their role in transforming
the world, serving others and working for justice. Students are
encouraged to participate in various charitable works and structured
opportunities for Christian service learning are provided.
The Catholic life of our schools means that academic learning, prayer,
service and sacramental life lead to a greater knowledge, love and
service of God.