At St Gregory’s College the compulsory study of Religious Education is one way that the College commits, as part of the Marist community and the wider Catholic Church, to the mission of evangelisation.
Religious Education presents the teachings of the Gospels, the nature of Christianity and ways Christians live their lives. At St Gregory’s it is studied with the same rigour as other curriculum areas. Catholic Studies is a compulsory subject in Stages 4 and 5. The College follows the Curriculum endorsed by the Diocese of Wollongong and the Archdiocese of Sydney, incorporating the Scriptures, Church Traditions, God and Creation, Prayer, Liturgy and the Sacraments and Catholic Moral Teaching.
In Stage 6, students may choose to continue Catholic Studies as a subject contributing to their Higher School Certificate. Alternatively, they may study 1 or 2 units of Studies of Religion which is a Board Course and can contribute towards the achievement of an ATAR.
Religious Education is supported by strong faith formation, liturgical and sacramental programmes to help our students enter into a relationship with their God. In partnership with parents, we hope to produce young men with strong minds and gentle hearts, able to respond to the realities of their world in faith, hope and love.