Benedictine Charism

Rooted in Benedictine Tradition

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    At Benet Academy, students are instilled with the profound understanding that self-discipline is the cornerstone of a balanced life. Embracing the Benedictine maxim, "Ora et Labora" (prayer and work), the school promotes in its students the importance of harmonizing academic rigor, athletic achievement, and fine arts expression with spiritual growth. Through a holistic approach to education, Benet Academy fosters an environment where students learn that true joy emerges from the disciplined cultivation of a balanced life, enriching not only their academic achievements but also their overall physical and creative well-being and growing faith.

    Benet students are taught that excellence is not merely a goal but a joyous journey of growth. Embracing the Benedictine values of conversion, service, and humility, the school cultivates an environment where students are encouraged to continually strive for spiritual and academic maturation. Through rigorous academic programs, enriching extracurricular activities, and a commitment to community engagement, Benet Academy inspires students to embrace challenges, expand their horizons, and constantly seek improvement. Here, excellence is not viewed as a destination but as a dynamic process of self-discovery and continuous learning, so that in all things God may be glorified.

    At Benet Academy, students are guided to understand the profound belief that belonging to a community is a joy from the virtue of stability.  Committing oneself to a team, club, study group and or school, yields many blessings and benefits.  Guided by the Benedictine principle of communal living, the school emphasizes the importance of fostering strong bonds among its students, faculty, and staff. Through shared liturgies, service projects, athletic competitions and a culture of academic support, Benet Academy teaches students that genuine happiness arises from a sense of belonging and interconnectedness. Here, stability is not merely a static state but rather a dynamic force fueled by the strength of freely-chosen communal ties, calling us to grow in our faith and learning.  The highest expression of this bond is known as the Benet Family.  Once a Redwing…always a Redwing.

    Our students know that the goal of a Benet education is wisdom. We also know that wisdom is not acquired through obtaining more knowledge but it is acquired by the joyful pursuit of seeking God in all aspects of life. Called to participate in communal prayer multiple times during our school day, we encourage students to cultivate a deep sense of spirituality alongside their academic endeavors.  Through a curriculum infused with Catholic teachings, opportunities for prayer and reflection, and a commitment to service, Benet Academy fosters an environment where students come to understand that true wisdom lies in seeking God's presence in every facet of their lives.