Mass and prayer are integral parts of Holy Trinity’s effort to form the Christian Leaders of Tomorrow. Student attendance at school Mass and prayer services is mandatory. This requirement extends to all students at Holy Trinity—regardless of faith. In addition, all students must take a Theology class every year.
If you look to the right, you will see a link to page that gives a detailed explanation of our daily prayer and liturgy schedule.
Campus Ministry Program
Community Service is integral to Christian formation. In John’s Gospel we read, “Greater love has no one than this that one lay down his life for his friends.” (Jn. 15:13) For most of us, we will not be asked to physically die in order to save another. What then is to be made of this passage? To give of ourselves in service is to lay down our lives for others. This we can and must do in order to fulfill our mission in life. In the Catechism of the Catholic Church we read that “The human person needs to live in society. Society is not for him an extraneous addition, but a requirement of his nature.” (CCC 1879) To live in society we are not passive beings, but should rather be active participants.
This is the principle behind Holy Trinity’s community service requirements. Through their service to their parishes and surrounding community, students learn to be active participants in society. Half of the student’s hours must be completed in their home parishes or church outreach. The parish is their first faith community. This requirement is given in order to help the students establish a place in their church. The other half of the hours may be completed at any outside organization. Like the prophet Isaiah, we are called to share Christ’s love with others: “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns’!” (Is 52:7). In sharing ourselves it is really Christ we share.
The following are the community service requirements for each grade level. Please remember to use the official school form to document your hours. Theology teachers will have more details.
9th grade - 20 Hours (10 of these hours should be completed with your parish or church.)
10th grade - 30 Hours (15 of these hours should be completed with your parish or church.)
11th grade - 30 Hours (15 of these hours should be completed with your parish or church.)
12th grade - 30 Hours (These hours will be satisfied by the students’ off campus ministries during the school year.)