Mission

Diocesan Schools Mission and Belief Statements

We develop and inspire learning for life by providing a world-class education within a Catholic environment for our students.

  • Catholic schools exist to enable students to learn the traditions and doctrines of the Catholic Church and to carry out the Gospel message of Jesus Christ in their daily lives
  • Each student in Catholic schools should experience the value of human dignity and the concepts of peace and justice to enable them to be participants in a global society
  • Catholic schools and parishes are partners with parents in the education of the children
  • Catholic school educators apply research-based curriculum and instructional strategies that enhance the learning of all students

 

Diocesan Schools Vision

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Des Moines, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and the mission of the Church, are collaborative communities of spiritual formation and academic excellence, where students grow in faith and wisdom, emerging as responsible citizens dedicated to the practice of life-long discipleship of Jesus.

 

St. Malachy Mission

The Mission of St. Malachy School is to develop and inspire learning for life by providing a world-class education within a Catholic environment for our students. The Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Des Moines, based on the teaching of Jesus Christ and the mission of the Church, are collaborative communities of spiritual formation and academic excellence, where students grow in faith and wisdom and emerge as responsible citizens dedicated to the practice of life-long discipleship.

 

St. Malachy Shared Vision

St. Malachy School provides an environment where students grow in faith and excel in academics so that they may be leaders in improving society.