"We get lost in thinking that the Gospel is only about warm, easy love, and praying for everyone. But it also requires us to lean into discomfort. The life of Jesus shows us that.” —Maddie Jarrett
“Community forms a sense of purpose and direction we might not have otherwise. It makes us consider how to be a person for others and pursue work for the greater good.” —Liam McDonald
"For me, education is a mission of social justice. Based on the greatest example in education, Christ the Teacher, we know that at its best, education can be the great equalizer.” —Molly McMahon, Ph.D.
"My priority is to always choose things that are going to bring me closer to God, and to seeing God more in myself and in others." —Dora Arredondo-Marron
“I’m excited for this opportunity to witness how an education that is grounded on Christ’s principles of equity and identity affirmation can lead children to happiness." —Elena Sada, Ph.D.
“I can’t think of any time we are closer to the fullness of who we are called to be as Church than when we build bridges of understanding, minister to the marginalized, and lead transformationally." —John Reyes, Ed.D.
“Setting the foundation for children to love their faith and to think critically about their faith and the world around them is so special. Getting to see it through their eyes is really magical.” —Anne Krane
“At its heart, Catholic education centers love and justice to co-create a learning environment that affirms human dignity and solidarity as a foundation for engagement, learning, and formation. Educational principles of collaboration, inquiry, and equity align well to the mission of Catholic education and I have seen how these principles can transform educational experiences and know the potential they have to further transform Catholic education.” — Michael O'Connor, Ph.D.