Religious Education seeks to develop the religious literacy of students in light of the Catholic Christian tradition, so that they might participate critically and authentically in contemporary culture. The subject is anchored in a vision that is personal and public, reflective and active, nurturing and transformative. Religious Education comprises two complementary dimensions - teaching people to be religious and teaching people about Religion. Through engagement with both dimensions of Religious Education, students are challenged to be authentic witnesses to the mission of Jesus Christ in the world.
Teaching people about Religion focuses on utilizing a range of learning processes and resources that are designed to develop assessment capable learners. The Religion Curriculum involves four interrelated strands: Sacred Texts, Belief, Church, and Christian Life, all of which are integrated across a variety of topics: