Saint Mary's Catholic College is a learning community which seeks to realise the dignity of all through a commitment to equity, excellence and the Benedictine Tradition.
We value the dignity of the person which is realised through growth towards excellence in all aspects of human life. We educate and challenge students to aspire to their fullest potential spiritually, academically, and personally.
We value Catholic Education as a transforming opportunity available to those who seek and value it. It is founded in a belief that we have both rights and responsibilities.
We value the wisdom and example of St Benedict, who embodied the character of our College Community, and brings the essential elements for our dignity to focus.
We acknowledge the primacy of God. To look for God in the ordinary events of each day.
We are committed to forming stable relationships in our community. To become who we are by our relationships with others.
We call our community together for counsel to make decisions. To cultivate rootedness and a shared sense of mission: to stand firm in one's promises.
We reverence all persons. To respect person regardless of class, cultural background or professional skill.
We are committed to stability of place. To appreciate the dignity of work in God's creation.
We practice hospitality and respect for all persons. to offer warmth, acceptance, and joy in welcoming others.
Let all......be received as Christ RB 53.1
We reverence all creation. To appreciate and to care lovingly for all the goods of this place.
We foster an environment for deep transformation of the whole person (conversion). To practice enthusiasm for conversation.
We are committed to practicing simplicity and frugality. To be content with living simply and finding balance in work, prayer and leisure.
We listen reverently with the ear of our heart. To hear keenly and sensitively the voices of persons and all created beings.
We integrate a commitment to the common good and respect for the individual. To develop a robust sense of the common good.
We are committed to practicing justice. To work toward a just order in our immediate environment and in the larger society.