About Us

 

St. Joseph's College is a university community established by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton and affiliated with the University of Alberta. It is administered by the Congregation of the Priests of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers. The College is committed to discover, integrate, and disseminate truth, as revealed by God, discerned by reason, experienced in community. Learn more about the College...

As an affiliated College of the University of Alberta, St. Joe's teaches courses in applied ethics, philosophy, religious education and theology at the undergraduate level for credit in all degree programs with Arts options. We have specific courses in religious education for students in the Faculty of Education who intend to teach within the province's Catholic school system. Other important areas of teaching are philosophy, science and religion, bioethics, social justice, scripture, spirituality, contemporary world views, as well as sexuality and marriage. In total, twenty-nine courses in Christian theology and nine courses in philosophy are listed for credit in the Faculty of Arts.

The College is committed to discover, integrate, and disseminate truth, as revealed by God, discerned by reason, experienced in community.

To realize this mission, Saint Joseph's College

  • celebrates God's blessings through Eucharistic liturgy and communal prayer
  • serves the University community through campus ministry
  • creates an environment conducive to individual and group study and research
  • calls forth involvement in all facets of student life
  • provides an on campus residential experience for men and women
  • seeks to further dialogue with the University and the wider community
In this learning and living environment, St. Joseph's College strives to engage everyone in the experience of those human values that encourage a respect for all persons, promote social justice, service, and friendship, and foster a desire for truth that includes the sacred.