Regina Luminis Academy is a fully accredited Catholic Classical academy located in Berwyn, PA, at the Church of St. Monica. RLA was founded to assist parents in the education and formation of their children, by providing a classical liberal arts education in the Western tradition that is faithful to the authentic Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Marian ConsecrationAt the beginning of every school year all at RLA prayerfully offer themselves in Total Consecration to Jesus, through Mary. The basic premise is simply that Jesus came into the world through Mary and that for us to always be assured of being close to Jesus, even closer than ever before, we consecrate our hearts to Mary.
Weekly Mass & AdorationOur students and faculty participate in weekly mass and Adoration at St. Monica Church, on our shared campus. Everything RLA does remains focused on the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Educating the "whole person"The aim of the Regina Luminis Academy curriculum is to educate the “whole person” by cultivating within the student the Theological Virtues of faith, hope, and charity; the Moral Virtues of prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance; and the Intellectual Virtues of knowledge, understanding, wisdom, right judgment, and counsel.
Catholic Classical EducationIn keeping with the philosophy and theology that is the intellectual heritage of every Christian, Regina Luminis Academy seeks to carry on the living tradition of authentic Catholic classical education. Grounded in the seven liberal arts of the Trivium and Quadrivium, the Academy teaches its students how to think like the great thinkers that produced our civilization.
Twice Monthly Living RosaryThe Living Rosary involves the school community, body and mind, united in contemplating the mysteries of our salvation. Each faculty member and student forms a "bead" of the rosary chain, praying in turn out loud the Pater noster, the Ave Maria, and the Gloria Patri of which the rosary consists. This prayer encourages us all to continue reflecting upon these holy mysteries during the entire school day.
Regina Luminis Academy is a private, independent school founded, with the help of God’s grace, to assist parents in the education and formation of their children by providing a classical liberal arts education faithful to the authentic Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.
It is the mission of the Academy to promote and nurture the spiritual, intellectual, and physical growth and talents of its students through the time-tested classical liberal arts course of study. Students study and learn in a wholesome and rigorous environment. The Catholic faculty integrates authentic Magisterial teaching and Tradition of the Catholic Church throughout the curriculum.
In partnership with their families, students are taught to be effective Catholic citizens and leaders. They are taught to know, love, and serve God and neighbor, aware of their ultimate purpose in life – eternal happiness with God in Heaven.