The spiritual atmosphere at Joliet Catholic

Academy is what sets it apart from other area

high schools. In support of JCA’s mission,

four years of religious studies are required and

a comprehensive spiritual life program is

provided by a vibrant Campus Ministry


Campus Ministry implements programs that

contribute to the spiritual welfare of the

entire JCA community in developing a Roman

Catholic environment that fosters a deep,

personal relationship with God and Jesus

Christ through the charisms of the Carmelites

and Franciscans.

JCA offers students a variety of ministries

and formative programs to enrich their faith

and character development.


The Class of 2016 completed

over 15,000 hours of service

in their time at JCA.

Liturgical Experiences

• Daily Mass is offered Monday and Wednesday

at 7:15 a.m. in the small chapel. All are


• Prayer services are offered Friday at 7:15 a.m.

in the small chapel. All are welcome.

• The chapel is open throughout the day for

private prayer and reflection.

• All-school Masses

• The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered

throughout the year and on retreats.

Christian Service

JCA students complete a minimum of

60 hours of Christian Service throughout their

four-year careers, working both within the

school and the Joliet community to directly

impact the lives of others.


• Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and the

JCA faculty and staff all participate together

in an annual day of renewal.

• Kairos will be offered to students during

their senior year.

L to R: Nina Bertino (Butler University), Ken Aguirre

(Western Michigan), and Andriana Acosta (St. Francis, Ill.),

members of the Class of 2016, received academic

and athletic scholarships to college.

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