Today the Three Bald Guys are excited we are in the double digits! Enjoy episode 10! They have a lot to share about the events of Respect life month and how we can do our part to uphold the dignity of every living person. Producer Matea was out of town,… Read More
Schools represent a vital part of any society and are a major source by which the wisdom and culture of a people are passed to new generations. Catholic schools reflect the importance of integrating the Catholic faith with the educational process; therefore, the Church sponsors and supports schools as the major vehicle for pursuing its teaching ministry.
In order for the Church to carry out the goals of this ministry, the Catholic bishops of the United States have established nine Characteristics that define the deep Catholic identity of Catholic schools.
- Centered in the person of Jesus Christ
- Contributing to the evangelizing mission of the Church
- Distinguished by excellence
- Committed to educate the whole child
- Steeped in a Catholic worldview
- Sustained by Gospel witness
- Shaped by communion and community
- Accessible to all students
- Established by the expressed authority of the Bishop
Though Catholic theology recognizes parents as being primarily responsible for the education of their children, achievement of these principles is shared by faculty members, the parish, and the Diocese.
The Catholic schools of the Catholic Diocese of Salina are committed to fostering an environment of support and coordination for Catholic schools, their principals, faculty and students. It also seeks to maximize opportunities for quality education in a Catholic school setting.
The Catholic Schools of the Salina Diocese recently completed a five-year accreditation cycle and was named a System of Distinction by Cognia. Click here to read the press release and watch video below that was presented to the Cognia visitation team.Diocesan Forms