Reverence, Respect, Responsibility

Magnify the Lord

Spiritual Life

After receiving a Catholic education, we truly believe our students are emboldened to answer the call to holiness and become change agents in every endeavor they pursue.

Spiritual life at St. Mary’s Academy allows students to grow in faith, explore their interests, and feel safe, accepted, and encouraged. We challenge our students to integrate the values of Jesus Christ and the sacraments into their everyday lives. Our service and outreach programs allow students to understand the importance of becoming servant leaders in their communities. Through this, our graduates leave as compassionate individuals who respect other cultural and personal perspectives to serve our communities better.

Religion Role

The Chaplain at St. Mary’s Academy affirms the gifts and efforts of students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Provides Liturgical Leadership
The chaplain leads the Mercy Catholic family when it gathers for worship. In addition, the chaplain coordinates the planning of liturgical celebrations to ensure that the liturgies are accessible to adolescents and a religiously diverse student population.
Provides Pastoral Care
The chaplain is available to students, faculty, and staff for spiritual and emotional support. Parents can also request the chaplain's support as they seek to meet the needs of their students.
Coordinates Retreats
The chaplain coordinates the annual class retreats for students and retreats for faculty and staff. Retreats allow participants to pray, socialize, and recommit to spiritual concepts and aspirations such as the five core virtues of Mercy Catholic.

Campus Ministry Team

A interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff collaborates to plan, implement and assess spiritual life programming at St. Mary’s Academy.

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Christine Krabel

Religion Coordinator
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Daniel Arenas
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Alex Brown
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Ana DeMello
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Andrew McGovern
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Kiesha Porter

Liturgy & Sacraments

Elementary & Middle School: Weekly Mass
High School: Monthly Mass

Campus Outreach & Service Programs

Elementary & Middle School
Service Projects

High School Works of Mercy Program

Retreats

Grades 3 - 8 Lenten Retreats
Grades 8 - 12 Class Retreats