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Subject Goals

Students will: 

  • Discuss the meaning of the Triune God and the activity of the persons of the Trinity in their lives.
  • Demonstrate the importance of a personal relationship with God in their lives and in the life of the community.
  • Discuss the meaning of Jesus, His life and teachings and recognize Jesus as their Savior and model for Christian living.
  • Describe how the Church carries out Jesus’ mission of message, community, worship and service.
  • Describe the structure and function of the Church in the world, the role of Mary and the saints.
  • Describe key developments in the history of the Church.
  • Participate in the worship of the faith community, use a variety of prayer forms to enrich and express personal and communal spirituality.
  • Plan liturgy and prayer experiences with appropriate resources.
  • Participate in the liturgical seasons, feasts, saint days, Marian devotions, and sacramentals.
  • Participate in the sacramental life of the Church, recognizing the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life.
  • Express an understanding of the nature, importance, and ritual of the seven sacraments.
  • Demonstrate understanding of authentic Catholic teachings as promulgated by the Magisterium of the Church.
  • Apply these teachings to all life situations.
  • Read, interpret, and apply Scripture to their lives.
  • Make moral decisions consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Exhibit a respect for life towards self, others, and creation.
  • Exercise responsible stewardship for the gift of creation.
  • Share their time, talent, and treasures in service to the community and evaluate societal structures in light of Catholic social justice principles.
  • Exhibit a welcoming and inviting attitude towards all persons encountered in the broader community
  • Share their Catholic identity, beliefs, and practices.

Course Descriptions

9th Religion Semester 1
9th Religion Semester 2
10th Religion Semester 1
10th Religion Semester 2
Campus Ministry & World Religions

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The Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation will begin accepting scholarship applications on January 17, 2023. Please note that scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage ALL families to apply as early as possible!

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New AND re-applying family scholarship instructions are attached. Please read carefully.

The deadline for Beyond Sunday, Alive in Christ, Catholic Families Tuition Assistance is February 28.

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NOTE: Any family who would like to be considered for these programs, even if they are applying for re-qualification for one of these scholarships, must apply between January 17th and February 28th, 2023.

Alive in Christ Scholarship is first-come, first, served, so we encourage all families to apply as early as possible. Approximately 600 new awards will be available.

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