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Mission Statement

Loyola Blakefield, a Catholic, college preparatory school, established by the Jesuits and imbued with the spirit of Ignatius Loyola, forms men to serve with and for others. The Loyola student is preparing to graduate as a man of integrity, who, because he strives “to find God in all things,” is open to growth, intellectually ambitious, religious, loving, and committed to diversity and doing justice.

Profile of a Graduate at Graduation

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  • Open to Growth

    The Loyola Blakefield graduate accepts the obligation to develop his talents, and to grow emotionally, socially, physically, and spiritually, as well as intellectually. He seeks opportunities to stretch his mind and imagination, and to develop spiritual values.

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  • Intellectually Ambitious

    The Loyola Blakefield graduate respects his intelligence as God’s gift, understanding its ultimate use is in the search for truth in the service of God and others. He has begun to think creatively, critically, logically, and analytically. He has developed the courage and confidence to think and speak independently. His acquired habits of intellectual inquiry reflect a disposition to life-long learning.

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  • Religious

    The Loyola Blakefield graduate understands that being fully human requires an active relationship with God, which has been informed by a knowledge of the practices and doctrines of the Catholic Church and the foundations of Ignatian spirituality. He begins to accept his personal spirituality by taking responsibility for exploring and affirming his faith privately, liturgically, and communally, through prayer and actions.

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  • Loving

    The Loyola Blakefield graduate begins to see God at work in all things.  He moves beyond self-interest and appreciates that he shares a God-given common humanity which leads him to respect himself and others, to act with compassion and mercy, and to care for all God’s creation.  

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  • Committed to Diversity

    The Loyola Blakefield graduate grows beyond his own biases and personal prejudices. In a manner consistent with Ignatian principles, he comes to understand the enriching and liberating value of human variety.

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  • Dedicated to Doing Justice

    The Loyola Blakefield graduate develops a compassionate understanding of the needs of his local and global community. He begins to understand that his Christian faith, Catholic responsibility, and Ignatian heritage call him to act ethically and to pursue justice. He understands that being a man for others is Christ-like and answers the challenge of St. Ignatius to a leadership of service Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam, For the Greater Glory of God.  
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