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Catholic Schools Mission

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.


Diocesan Vision

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.

Congratulations to the Excellence in Catholic Education Award Winners for the
2017-2018 School Year

Elizabeth Ann Seton Award Winner: Sue Wilkinson
Peninsula Catholic High School

Regional Award Winners from left to right

Southwest Region: Paulette Leonard – St. Anne Catholic School
Central Region: Scott Schaefer – St. Mary’s Catholic School
Tidewater Region: Bonnie Johnson – Christ the King Catholic School

Nominee Award Winners

Click here for  Nominee List