Mission Statement

The Office of Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of New Orleans provides leadership, service, support and direction to the Catholic school community.

Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we follow the example of Jesus, the Master Teacher, in our ministry to evangelize, catechize, and educate in a caring, efficient, and collaborative manner.


  • To foster Catholic identity through the Gospel teachings of Jesus so that Christ's presence permeates every aspect of each Catholic School;
  • To build and model faith community;
  • To empower the leadership of each Catholic school;
  • To support Catholic schools with leadership, services and resources;
  • To call each Catholic school to responsibility;
  • To direct and implement all archdiocesan and state policies.