ABOUT RCAMES

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila Educational System  (or RCAMES) was officially established during the incumbency of His Eminence Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales, DD, former Archbishop of Manila.  He signed the Decree on the Establishment of the Educational System of the Archdiocese of Manila on May 26, 2011  that included membership of twenty – seven (27) archdiocesan and parochial schools in the cities of Manila, Pasay, Makati, Mandaluyong and San Juan. Until May 2014, Rev. Msgr. Gerardo O. Santos, Ph.D. was the Superintendent of RCAMES, with Rev. Fr. Edgardo Coroza and Rev. Fr. Marion Munda, Ph.D. as Assistant Superintendents.  

Vision

A people called by the Father in Jesus Christ to become a Community of persons with Fullness of Life witnessing to the Kingdom of God by living the  Paschal Mystery in the power of the  Holy Spirit with Mary as Companion.

Identity

RCAM ES is a communion of Christ-centered schools unified by the vision to evangelize through Catholic Education.

Mission

As a communion of schools, we collaborate among ourselves and with others to provide excellent Catholic education and nurture each other person’s giftedness to form men and women of character and competence who will transform the society and strengthen the Church. 

Core Values

Solidarity

“For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ” (1 Corinthians 12:12)

Service

“Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.” (John 12:26)

Stewardship

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” (Colossians 3:23-24)

Excellence

“Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge.” (2 Peter 1:5)  

Love for the poor

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”

(Proverbs 31:8-9)