"The goals of Catholic education go beyond education for production, professional competence, technological and scientific competence: they aim at the ultimate destiny of the human person, at full justice and holiness born of truth."
- Pope John Paul II
An education that claims to be Catholic must have as its goal three aims:
As a Catholic college community, Elms College and its faculty, administrators and staff members must continue to create an atmosphere that engages students in the great moral issues of our time. In doing so, we will create a value-centered environment that benefits both society and the individual.
We are a Catholic liberal arts college founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Massachusetts.