Faith

Catholic Identity

As a Catholic community, we strive to create a Christian educational community committed to high educational standards within the framework of Catholic principles.

   We expect all St. Monica students to:

      Be faith-centered individuals who regularly pray on their own and attend Mass

      Read, understand and share with others God's word in the Holy Bible

      Develop a personal relationship with Jesus and try to live His example

      Use the personal talents that God has given him/her to serve their family, school, and parish

 A St. Monica Student strives to be...

A faith-filled Catholic who:

  • Practices Christian virtues by making good moral judgements
  • Practices various forms of prayers
  • Uses his/her talents by giving service in school, parish, and community
  • Locates and understands Scripture passages

A lifelong Learner who:

  • Sees the value of Fine Arts
  • Implements technology to enhance research skills
  • Puts forth effort to achieve academic potential to master basic learning skills
  • Uses critical thinking skills to solve problems
  • Develops spiritually, mentally, and physically

An effective communicator who:

  • Expresses clear written and oral ideas respectfully
  • Applies the skills of an active listener
  • Articulates beliefs and opinions respectfully and with conviction
  • Demonstrates manners and courtesy appropriately

A responsible individual who:

  • Strives to live a healthy lifestyle
  • Understands varying points of view and cultural differences
  • Accepts challenges and pursues goals
  • Analyzes options when making choices
  • Participates appropriately when working independently and collaboratively