What to Expect in a Catholic School
My child has never attended a faith-based school. What should I expect?
How Catholic is your school?
Do I or my child need to be Catholic to attend a Catholic school?
How is a Catholic school that is publicly funded different from a public school?
What do Catholic and public schools in Alberta have in common?
How can I expect my child to be treated at a Catholic school?
Do parents/children need to be baptized to attend a Catholic school?
Does my child need to learn certain prayers before attending Catholic school?
How does prayer fit into the school day?
How many minutes per week is religion taught as a subject?
Is my child expected to participate at school Masses, celebrations, and liturgies?
Are parents and/or other family members welcome at religious celebrations at school?
Do priests and other members of the parish team visit your school?
Will you be taking my child to the Catholic church?
Will my child receive the sacraments at the school?
Does the school prepare my child to receive sacraments?
What is permeation? (How does the Catholic faith show up in other classes?)
What religion program is taught at my school?
Does my child have to take a religion course or attend religion class?
Will my child learn about any other religions in a Catholic school?
What social justice or charity projects can we expect at a Catholic school?