The Objectives of Colegio de San Juan de Letran

OBJECTIVES

      Colegio is a Dominican Institution of learning, tasked to form a student to become a person who has integrated within himself the natural and supernatural aspects of Catholic education, that will effectively prepare him for his bounded duties as citizen of his country and a child of the Holy Mother Church.Specifically, the student shall become a person who:

Spiritually

  • Lives a life of constant witnessing to the gospel message of Jesus Christ;
  • Practices the faith, solidly based on sound Catholic doctrine;
  • Fearlessly stands up in the defense of his faith;
  • Possesses a strong community spirit;
  • Is an ardent devotee of the Blessed Mother Mary and the Rosary, St. Dominic and other Dominican saints.

Volitionally


  • Possesses a high degree of responsibility; a person who is a master of his own action;
  • Always decides according to God’s will.

Intellectually

  • Has uncompromising passion for truth;
  • Possesses the ability to think critically, analyze, synthesize and form right judgment;
  • Organizes and applies knowledge to real - life situations.

Socially

  • Actively participates in the affairs of the Church and society;
  • Is a respected leader in the society;
  • Works for the betterment of the marginalized members of the society;
  • Is an altruist, manifested in his active concern for others.

Culturally

  • Adheres to traditional Filipino values, enriched by the Catholic teachings;
  • Is proud of his heritage, customs and traditions which make the Filipino unique in the world

Psychologically

  • Manifests a well-balanced personality.

Physically

  • Shows a state of physical well-being;
  • Cares for his body as the temple of the Holy Spirit.

Professionally

  • Is an asset to the society;
  • Is prepared to meet the demands and challenges of his chosen profession;
  • Creates opportunities for the improvement of the quality of life; and
  • Is a world class professional, a person whose core competencies and skills are honed overtime.