Witnessing the loving compassion of Jesus and the Ignacian Marian values, we, a nurturing and learning community, actively involved in inner and social transformation.


1. Promote a culture of discernment leading to moral integrity with emphasis    on peace, justice, care for life and environment;
2. Pursue constantly innovative programs, approaches, and educational strategies to develop world-class professionals;
3. Form Ignacian Marian leaders who witness to faith, excellence and service in varied socio-cultural settings;
4. Build up more linkages  to develop human and material resources equitably;
5. Intensify our proactive response to issues related to the social concerns of the Church.

Core Values

Anchored on the spirituality of Mother Ignacia del Espiritu Santo,  the school implements the Ignacian Core Values Framework.  Featured in a wheel, the framework synthesizes what the school believes to be the essential elements in the formation of Ignacian spirituality.

A  PAASCU accredited school,  Lourdes College is one of the oldest and distinguished  Catholic institutions  in Southern Philippines known for its tradition of excellence and   unwavering commitment  to provide quality Christian education. With Faith, Excellence and Service   as its core values, this school draws inspirations from the ideals and virtues of  Venerable Ignacia del Espiritu Santo and the Blessed Virgin Mary. These core values,  translated into the school vision and mission,  are integrated in the programs and practices that promote the holistic formation of  students.

Educating and Forming the Lourdesian Way

Our holistic approach starts in the earliest preschool education where faith and academic endeavors are given equal weights in the development and formation of the person. In the classroom, ethical and moral considerations always complement intellectual discourse. We firmly believe in the essence of inculcating a strong spiritual foundation in every learner while sharpening his/her life’s skills. We prepare you for life and expose you to unique challenges that enrich your mind, heart and spirit. We invite you to discover how we challenge you to learn and grow with us; join the hundreds of our proud graduates equipped to make their own distinction as Lourdesians.