“The season of Advent restores … a hope which does not disappoint for it is founded on God’s Word. A hope which does not disappoint, simply because the Lord never disappoints! … Let us think about and feel this beauty.” – Pope Francis
The mission of the Office of Catholic Schools is to assist the Bishop in his mandate as Teacher of the Catholic faith, by establishing a climate and framework for fostering excellence in catechetical and academic education in the schools of the diocese in adherence to the Magisterium of the Church.
The mission of the Diocesan Schools is to develop and nurture the spiritual, intellectual, social, and emotional growth of each student in the spirit of the Gospel and teachings of the Catholic Church.
Catholic Schools ~ Diocese of Richmond
Proclaim to be formative communities of prayer, worship, justice and peace.
Known to be integral to the mission of the church and as the responsibility of the entire Church.
Are positioned as the heart of the Church’s life, and as such share in the responsibility of being church in the world.
Nurture personal growth, scholarship, life-long learning, service, and responsible stewardship.