MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY Welcome to Maternity of Mary - Saint Andrew (MMSA) school. We celebrate and pride ourselves on 65 years of educating students in the beautiful and historic Como Park neighborhood. Our mission: In answering the call of Jesus Christ, Maternity of Mary - St. Andrew Catholic School is dedicated to providing a Catholic education that develops the unique God-given gifts of each student. In partnership with engaged families and a supportive parish community, the school provides an environment that inspires and upholds academic excellence, spiritual growth, service, and social responsibility. Our philosophy: Maternity of Mary - St. Andrew Catholic School graduates inquisitive, compassionate, prayerful students who enter high school with a strong academic, moral, and spiritual foundation. Our graduates have a strong awareness of their God-given uniqueness, demonstrate a love of learning, have a strong dedication to community service, and an enthusiasm for their Catholic faith.