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Making the decision to enroll in a private, Catholic high school is an exciting one, but it also comes with its questions and challenges. Light on The Hill is designed to keep prospective and current students — and their parents — up-to-date on news, thoughts, and events relevant to the mission and values at St. Lawrence Seminary High School. 

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How SLS Integrates Faith Inside and Outside the Classroom


Faith is a key part of our curriculum here at St. Lawrence Seminary. We strongly believe that boys need a strong foundation of Catholic faith to help guide them in life and develop them into mature, well-rounded adults. We foster a relationship with Jesus that directs a lifetime, both inside and outside the classroom.

Faith in the Classroom

While a majority of our classes are focused on college preparation, giving students a strong foundation of theological classes is just as important. Students at St. Lawrence have the option to take a wide variety of faith-based courses.

Spiritual Direction Program

The Spiritual Direction program is one of the most important programs we offer to students. Starting sophomore year, students must choose a director on campus to be their spiritual director as they explore their own Catholic faith. Boys meet routinely with their spiritual director and are given a place where he can be accepted by an adult without rejection or judgment. Questions can be asked or answered, and problems of whatever kind can be discussed.

The spiritual director will help guide the student and offer advice, but the true journey belongs to the students alone. This whole program is vital in developing strong Catholic values that guide our students even after they leave St. Lawrence Seminary.

Service Ministry

Service ministry is an opportunity for St. Lawrence Seminary High School students to transform the world through reverence, the vision of Capuchin ministries throughout the Province of St. Joseph. Through ministry to others, St. Lawrence students build relationships, improve the quality of life for those served, learn new skills, share gifts and, above all, live out the gospel invitation to serve others.

We pride ourselves on giving our students a wide variety of ministry opportunities so they can choose the one that means the most to them. We have more than 14 options for students to choose from, including local Fond du Lac and Milwaukee area charities and nonprofits.

Are you a parent considering sending your son to St. Lawrence Seminary High School? We invite you to check out our free resource: The Parent’s Guide to St. Lawrence Seminary High School.

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St. Lawrence Seminary is an all boys Catholic boarding school located in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. We welcome students from Minnesota, Illinois and across the United States. Inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the example of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Lawrence Seminary provides a residential college preparatory education in a living Catholic community nurturing mature, well-rounded men of faith. See if St. Lawrence is right for you and your son.


This entry was posted in Faith & Formation, Mission & Values on August 07, 2018 by Francisco Sauceda