The mission and ministry of Villa Maria is rooted in her oldest and best loved tradition: The Children of Mary. This tradition calls all students to a way of life that is characterized by prayer, devotion to Mary, and service. Participation in Campus Ministry, Service Learning, Social Justice Initiatives, and Outreach invites students to deepen their identity as daughters of God the Father, sisters of Jesus our Redeemer, and children of Mary, our Mother. The Mission and Ministry leadership team and homeroom representatives meet regularly to coordinate activities. Students are formally inducted into this tradition with the reception of a medal of Our Lady.
Campus Ministry, an essential component of life at Villa Maria, fosters an environment of prayer and spirituality for the school community through liturgical celebrations, Eucharistic Ministry, prayer experiences, and retreats. Various groups help to serve the needs of Campus Ministry. Learn more.
Service and Social Justice
Service Learning is an instructional method that fosters student learning and service to one’s community. Students apply knowledge and skills developed in the classroom to service opportunities in the community. In turn, the service experiences help create conditions for students to succeed in the classroom and in life. Learn more.
Outreach, an outward-facing part of Mission and Ministry, is committed to four annual projects. Additional outreach efforts are always considered as the Villa community senses a need. Learn more.