The Board of Limited Jurisdiction
The purpose of this local board is to promote and advance the mission of the school for the education and instruction of students in assisting them to “reach the fullness of the Christian life.” (See canon 794.1) In keeping with the principles of the Roman Catholic Church, the board collaborates with the pastor and works in partnership with the principal in ensuring that the school fulfills its mission of forming the human person for our final end and for the common good (See canon 795). The board also collaborates with the pastor and principal in ensuring the finances of the school remain healthy, aligns with the policies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and regulations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The board, with limited power of governance and in collaboration with the pastor, is a participatory, policy-making body for the matters identified herein pertaining to the school. All decisions of the board shall be binding upon the school administrators and in compliance with canon law (793-806), Office of Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of PA.