A. Catholic Identity Standards
1. Catholic Purpose
The school has a mission statement and a philosophy statement that indicate the integration of the Roman Catholic Faith into all aspects of school life.
The school ensures regular opportunities for the students to experience prayer, retreats, and the Sacraments.
3. Religion Curriculum
The school uses a Religion curriculum and instruction that is faithful to Roman Catholic Church teachings, subject to the authorization of the Local Ordinary, and otherwise meets the requirements set forth by the USCCB.
4. Religion Teachers
The formation of religion teachers for catechetical and instructional competence is ongoing.
5. Partnership with Parents
The school maintains an active partnership with parents whose fundamental concern is the
spiritual and academic education of their children.
6. Service Orientation
The school helps students develop a service‐oriented outreach to the Church and civic
community after the example of Jesus who said, “I have given you an example so that you may copy what I have done.” (John 13:15)
7. Signs and Symbols
There is widespread use of signs, symbols, sacramentals, traditions, and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church throughout the school.
8. Religious Engagement of All
All school personnel are actively engaged in bringing the Good News of Jesus into the total