Our Vision & Mission

Mission Statement

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.  (2 Corinthians 12:9)

St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar, is a Catholic community where education is grounded in the teachings of Jesus and enriched by the Josephite tradition.

Vision Statement

St Joseph’s College aspires to be a place of learning where students, staff and families are valued and respected for their uniqueness. The community anticipates that all members actively share responsibility for the identity and life of the College.

St Joseph’s College aspires that its students:

  • Have a loving relationship with God and family, along with a deep connection with their faith, the Catholic tradition and with the Josephite Charism
  • Live their life as a people of hope and display a real sense of justice in their dealings with others
  • Have developed a love of learning as a lifelong process, with skills to make a valuable contribution to society in the 21st Century
  • Have a healthy self-esteem and the determination to develop their gifts and talents to their full potential
  • Leave St Joseph’s with the motivation to be active and valuable members of the community.

Josephite Values

Inspired by the practical examples of Mary MacKillop and Julian Tenison Woods, we strive to make Jesus Christ known and loved through the values of:

  • Presence
  • Courage
  • Hospitality
  • Compassion
  • Humility
  • Justice
  • Service