Our Lady of Refuge
Catholic School

Our Lady of Refuge Long Beach California Catholic School

Spiritual Life

Our Lady of Refuge School Community is a faith-filled community that is committed to strengthening it’s students and their families’ relationships with Christ through daily prayer, worship, and acts of service.

The goals of the religion program at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic school is to provide an environment for students to encounter Jesus Christ, to form students in the Christian faith, and to provide students with the opportunity to learn about and experience the Church’s teachings and practices in an academic setting. 

Religion Curriculum

Our students receive daily religion instruction based upon the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Religion Standards  The Religion Standards are based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church and include school-wide Living our Faith standards and grade-level content standards.  The Living our Faith standards are consistent from TK-8 and are intended to extend beyond
Religion class to all aspects of the school.


In addition to daily religion lessons that align to the standards, students at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic School have opportunities to strengthen their relationship with Christ when participating in:

  • Daily schoolwide  morning prayer Assemblies
  • Weekly Wednesday School Mass’
  • Class prayer before meals and dismissal
  • Holy Day Mass attendance
  • Monthly student-led Rosary services
  • Community service projects
  • Marian Families
  • Lenten Stations of the Cross
  • Peacebuilder programs and assemblies
  • Christian Witness Award Program
  • Retreats
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