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Mission and Vision

Our Mission Statement

Mount St. Mary Academy, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, develops young women with a moral and intellectual foundation rooted in Catholic tradition.  Mercy-minded and college-prepared, our students meet the future with wisdom, compassion and integrity.

Our Vision

Equipped with knowledge, our graduates leave with confidence, courage, motivation and drive. Like Catherine McAuley, they are fierce pioneers, passionate about making a difference in their communities and the world.

Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy

The Sisters of Mercy seek to serve those in need around the world. Their commitment to social justice is focused in five interconnected Critical Concerns, all which Mount St. Mary proudly embraces and strives to impact through fulfilling its mission and vision:

  • protecting the earth;

  • opposing racism;

  • promoting nonviolence;

  • working for the equality of women; and

  • ensuring the dignity of immigrants.