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Bishop Amat Memorial High School

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Bishop Amat High School seeks to form a community of faith-filled people committed to Christian truth based on the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The Campus Ministry and Christian Service programs are means by which this goal is met. The mission of Bishop Amat’s Campus Ministry Program is threefold:
  1. To foster a faith community among the students, faculty, and staff regardless of religious affiliation.
  2. To encourage individuals to take personal responsibility for their own faith.
  3. To encourage the pastoral, spiritual, and moral development of the Amat family.
Campus Ministry continues the mission and message of Jesus by creating opportunities for students to experience daily living in a faith community and to develop a faith commitment and a desire to serve others. To achieve these goals, Campus Ministry offers the following services:
Liturgical Celebrations
Mass is held daily at 7:30 a.m.in the Chapel
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place on the First Friday of each month in the Chapel during Lunch.
Monthly School-wide Mass
Prayer Life
Each day begins with a school prayer
Each class begins with a prayer
Each afternoon begins with a prayer

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Advent and Penance Services
Every Friday during lunch in the chapel
Class Retreats
Seniors:  Kairos Retreats
Juniors:  Emmaus Retreats
Sophomores:  Caritas Retreat
Freshmen: Half Day Retreat

Spiritual Counseling – Spiritual counseling is available through the Office of the Campus Minister.

Community Support – Funerals
A death in the family is a time of grief for the Bishop Amat community. Should there be a death  in the immediate family of a student, the school encourages the student’s  religion class and teacher to attend the funeral services as a means of lending  support and sympathy. Students will be bussed to the Funeral Mass and returned  to school afterwards. Parental permission for each student is arranged in  advance. All other students who wish to attend the funeral are required to  bring  a parental note specifying when they are to leave and to return to  school.