Portrait of a Graduate

“Portrait of a Graduate” 

Our students have been accepted at the following colleges and have received many scholarships:

  • Benedictine College (Atchison, Kansas)
  • Christendom College
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Gonzaga University
  • International Theological Institute, Austria
  • Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College
  • Thomas Aquinas College ( Santa Paula, California)
  • Thomas Moore College of Liberal Arts
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Portland
  • Willamette University

Eve Owen Grad 1We aim to graduate young men and women who…

  1. Cultivate a daily prayer life rooted in the liturgy of the Catholic Church, as well as in the rich heritage of private devotions and the spiritual writings of the Saints.
  1. Seek to discern their vocation in life by uniting their will with Christ’s will.
  1. Have a strong formation in faith and morals according to the tradition and teaching authority of the Church.
  1. Know the history of the Church and her essential role in the development of Western Civilization.
  1. Have a love for the Catholic intellectual tradition and who have begun to participate actively in deepening their understanding of it inside and outside the classroom.
  1. Strive to grow daily in the theological and cardinal virtues.
  1. Take to heart St. Paul’s teaching that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, so dress and act with modesty and attempt to maintain a healthy balance of their studies with physical exercise.
  1. Are committed to the new evangelization of our world under the guidance of our Holy Father.
  1. Follow Christ’s call to the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, striving especially to find the face of Christ in the poor, the elderly, and the unborn.
  1. Exhibit civility to all in proportion to the occasion and show a particular respect for adults, those in positions of authority, and anyone in need of assistance.
  1. Have been educated in classical curriculum, and so are well-versed in the Latin language, formal logic, theology, philosophy, mathematics, the sciences, history, and the artistic and literary tradition.
  1. Can reason precisely, discuss ideas with charity, and express the truth eloquently.
  1. Understand and engage the political and cultural climate of their world from an authentically Catholic perspective.
  1. Measure their sense of happiness by the single standard of gratitude to God in all circumstances. Deo gratias, deo gratias, deo gratias!

Please contact our office to set up an admission interview today: 503-383-7101.

Saint John Bosco High School is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, Tax ID 93-1269364. All donations are tax deductible.


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