PROFILE OF THE SAINT IGNATIUS GRADUATE OF A JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL AT GRADUATION
THE “GRAD AT GRAD”
The graduate will have examined his or her religious feelings and beliefs with a
view to choosing a fundamental orientation toward God and establishing a relationship
with a religious tradition and community. S/he is beginning to take more responsibility
for exploring, confirming, and living out of his or her own faith.
The graduate is on the threshold of being able to move beyond self-interest or self-centeredness
in relationships with others. He or she is beginning to be able to risk some deeper
levels of relationship in which one can disclose self and accept the mystery of
another person and cherish that person. He or she has personally experienced moments
of God’s love. The graduate is coming to know, accept, and love self as a person
worthy of love.
OPEN TO GROWTH
The Ignatius student at the time of graduation has matured as a person emotionally,
intellectually, physically, socially, and religiously to a level that reflects some
intentional responsibility for one’s growth.
COMMITTED TO DOING JUSTICE
The Ignatius student at graduation has achieved considerable knowledge of some of
the many needs of local and wider communities and is preparing for the day when
he or she will take a place in these communities as a competent, concerned, and
The graduate will exhibit a mastery of those academic requirements for advanced
forms of education. The graduate moreover is beginning to see the need for intellectual
integrity in his or her personal quest for religious truth and in his or her response
to issues of social justice.
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