Our Academy joins together the best of the Classical curriculum, by teaching the ageless Trivium, underlined by the traditional Catholic Faith. Few indeed are the schools which combine these two successfully so that the students receive an appreciation of the True, the Good and the Beautiful by learning about the One, True God and His Church.
Andrew Kern, co-author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, defines classical education as the cultivation of wisdom and virtue by nourishing the soul on the Good, the True, and the Beautiful.
The highest use of the great masters of literature is not literary; it is apart from their superb style and even from their emotional inspiration.
The roots of classical education stretch back to the classical Greek civilization, just prior to Christ. The methods matured during the Western Christian era, the Middle Ages and came to full flowering in the Renaissance.
As the disciplines of General Grammar, Aristotelian Logic, and Classical Rhetoric are learned and practiced together, they form the overarching, symbiotic system for establishing clarity and consistency of personal thought called the Trivium.
If we are to produce a society of educated people, fitted to preserve their intellectual freedom amid the complex pressures of our modern society, we must turn back the wheel of progress some four or five hundred years, to the point at which education began to lose sight of its true object...
Classical education for all ages, including curriculum, phonics and spelling, science, and more.
The ends of higher education are the acquisition of wisdom and virtue and the serious pursuit of knowledge and truth. Reading the Great Books helps us to get to these ends. Informed by the wisdom, the beauty, the goodness, and the truth we encounter in Great Books, we can responsibly and humanely practice our vocation in life…
"Young people need good teachers, like visible angels." - St. John Baptist del LaSalle