The Catholic Diocese of Lincoln has established a school system in order to fulfill, in part, the mandate of Christ to teach the Gospel to the whole world (Matthew 28:18-20). Catholic schools in the Diocese of Lincoln help to form students in Christ by means of teaching doctrine, celebrating Liturgy and prayer, building community in Christ, and fostering Christ-like service, in order to assist parents in their duty as the primary educators of the whole child.
The Mission of the Catholic School System of the Diocese of Lincoln is to form students spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically, in partnership with parents, and in harmony with the specific gifts given by God to each student. In order
to fulfill this mission, these schools are committed to integrating the best programs and means of education with Catholic faith and moral values.
The Goals of Diocesan Education are:
- To offer instruction in Catholic doctrine and morals
- To provide an environment supportive of religious values.
- To form students in the practice of prayer
- To form students in the practice of virtue
- To provide opportunities to participate in the Church's Liturgy and devotions.
- To foster the practice of spiritual and corporal works of mercy.
- To form structures and programs that unite parents, schools, and Church in the work of Catholic education
- To impart knowledge and skills, develop understanding, and cultivate appreciation for the basic academic subjects
- To help students learn to think logically , critically and wisely
- To promote character development, personal integrity, self-reliance, responsibility, perception of beauty, wholesome use of leisure, sound social attitudes and habits, and good physical and mental health.
- To lead students to hear and respond to God's call to holiness, a particular state in life, apostolic action and heaven.
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