to achieve individual and collective spiritual development,
to promote the teachings of the Catholic Church,
to exemplify the Christian ideal in home and family life,
to protect the sanctity of human life,
to enhance the role of women in church and society,
to recognize the human dignity of all people everywhere,
to uphold and defend Christian education and values in the modern world, and
to contribute to the understanding and growth of religious freedom, social justice, peace and harmony.