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Fostering an interpersonal relationship with God and developing its expression within a faith community is at the heart of students’ knowing Christ Jesus’ love and becoming their authentic selves, made in God’s image and likeness. Mission and Ministry programs include personal and communal experiences for prayer and sacraments in formal worship and informal settings. Engaging in God’s message through Word, sacrament, contemplation and the arts, students reflect and take new steps on their faith journey. At every age, we are preparing and developing our students into ministry leaders, through active participation and training in various ministerial roles at Mass, retreats, and prayer.

“I invite you to come to the heart of Jesus with me, for it is there that I wish to dwell, and where if you wish it, we shall never be separated.” - Blessed Marie Rose Durocher, SNJM

Lower School Spiritual Life

Lower School

Middle School

Middle School Spiritual Life

High School Spiritual Life

High School

Forming Women Leaders in the Spiritual Life

The following student groups develop our Academy high school students as leaders and ministers in our faith community:
  • Eucharistic Ministers and Altar Servers: For practicing Catholic students who have a special desire to give the Body of Christ to others and serve at Mass during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. (application and training required)
  • Music Ministry: For students who wish to share their musical gifts for liturgies, music ministry rehearses during flex time and before school. Members of Quarter Notes contribute to music ministry as part of their course expectations.
  • Peer Faith Community: A club for students who desire to grow in their faith while walking alongside others, these students also help with Mission and Ministry activities.
  • Peer Ministry Class: Peer Ministry, an alternative senior theology, is a place to develop leadership skills to guide others in faith. Peer Ministers lead middle and high school retreats, facilitating small groups for all grade levels. They foster the faith community in the school leading by example. Interested students apply and interview in the spring of junior year. Peer ministers attend a two-day retreat in early August, deepening their relationship with Jesus and call to discipleship.