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Harmony of Faith and Reason

St. Mary’s is a liberal arts college preparatory high school in the Catholic intellectual tradition.


One result of this is that each academic subject is pursued with a confidence that the intellect can assimilate human achievements in the arts and sciences while also gaining greater understanding of reality through the disciplines of theology and philosophy. In the words of St. John Paul II, “Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.”