Carlow’s Catholic identity derives from its foundation by the Sisters of Mercy and calls us to honor the teachings of the Catholic Church and to celebrate its significant liturgical events. This identity is strengthened by the University’s participation in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and its adherence to Catholic Social Teaching.
The Catholic Intellectual Tradition:
Catholic Social Teaching is found in documents of the Catholic Church that speak to the social order. Primarily, this body of teaching is characterized by:
Adherence to these principles creates the ambiance of a Catholic institution.