The objective of the Theology Department is to foster faith through prayer, service, retreats, and classroom study rooted in the values of the Xaverian charism: humility, trust, zeal, compassion, and simplicity.

Campus Ministry Highlights

  • Respect Life Week and Archdiocesan Respect Life Mass
  • Founders Week - a celebration of the Xaverian Brothers and their ministry
  • Food and clothes drives
  • Hunger Fast Retreat
  • March for Life in Washington, D.C.
  • Recitation of the Rosary
  • Take the Journey Seminary Program
  • No Bystanders to Injustice Club
    • Students, faculty, and staff celebrate Opening Mass to start the school year.

Liturgy and Prayer

  • Opening School Mass
  • All Saints' Day/All Souls' Day Mass
  • Feast of Saint Francis Xavier Mass
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass
  • Ash Wednesday Prayer Service
  • Mass every first Friday of the month
  • Closing Year Mass

Course Offerings

Freshman Year
  • Fundamentals of the Catholic Church
  • Xaverian Spirituality
  • Faith Development
Sophomore Year
  • Old Testament
  • Morality
Junior Year
  • New Testament
  • Church History
Senior Year
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Honors Theology
  • Spirituality & Service

Highlight: Service

Clay Bonham, Department Chair

The Theology Department places an emphasis on serving the community, especially the most vulnerable. Our students complete an average of 96 hours of service over their four years.

Mount Saint Joseph High School

Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers.