St. Joseph’s is committed to the belief that “Life grows by being given away” (Evangelii Gaudium, n.10), and so places a strong emphasis on forming minds and hearts dedicated to service. As such, the school requires its students to complete a specified number of community service hours each year.
Please see below for service opportunities in the local Greenville community. To be added to this list, contact Catherine Coffey.
Students should fill out a Community Service Hour Form for each project, and submit it to his or her household dean for approval and recording. All service hours must involve voluntary service, carried out during the school year or in the previous summer, rooted somehow in the corporal and spiritual works of mercy:
|The corporal works of mercy are:||The spiritual works of mercy are:|
|To feed the hungry||To instruct the ignorant|
|To give drink to the thirsty||To counsel the doubtful|
|To clothe the naked||To admonish sinners|
|To harbour the harbourless||To bear wrongs patiently|
|To visit the sick||To forgive offences willingly|
|To ransom the captive||To comfort the afflicted|
|To bury the dead||To pray for the living and the dead|