"This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you." John 15:12

How does taking religion add value to my son/daughter's education?

Students will deepen their understanding of others and themselves.

Students will learn how to think critically, listen empathetically, speak thoughtfully, and write clearly.

Students will appreciate the importance of self-discipline, commitment, creativity, and responsibility.

Students will learn to debate civilly and appreciate other points of view.

Students will receive a more well rounded educational experience which will enable them to excel in their respective career choices.

clear, inspiring, and authentic Catholicism

The spirit of the New Evangelization "calls each of us to to deepen our faith, believe in the Gospel message and go forth to proclaim the Gospel." (USCCB)

To faithfully teach Catholic Christianity.

To help students appreciate human dignity in promoting a culture of life.

To foster growth and help students realize their full potential by building upon their unique talents and gifts.

To create a climate of mutual respect and care between students and faculty so that all are valued.

To challenge students to live fully integrated lives by practicing virtue and avoiding vice.

To guide students in making sound ethical decisions.

To create student leaders who respond to the Gospel demands of service and sacrifice.

What should I do if I have further questions?

Please contact your son/daughter's religion teacher for any specific concerns. Contact information for faculty can be found at the top of this page or, alternatively, by clicking the following link.

Visit the resources page located at the top or simply click the following link should you wish to learn more about Catholicism and Religious Education.

You may also wish to contact Mr. Parravani, Department Head of Religion, for any other concerns you have at srh@ycdsb.com or 905-889-4982 ext. 255.