Our Lady Seat of Wisdom provides a post-secondary education in the liberal arts within the Catholic tradition. Faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church, and guided by Ex Corde Ecclesiae, OLSWA seeks to form the whole person, especially intellectually and spiritually, while respecting the freedom of the individual. Our curriculum offers a deep and wide-ranging understanding of Western civilization along with the traditions of the Church, and equips students to engage with and critique contemporary culture.
What People Are Saying
"The Academy has the fundamental building stones in place to become a significant institution of post-secondary education at the service of the Church and Canada....Please prayerfully consider supporting OLSWA with your charitable donations and planned giving."
— Most Reverend J. Michael Miller, CSB Archbishop of Vancouver
"We are so indebted to OLSWA and to the generous donors who help to keep its doors open and its mission growing. It is an apostolate worth sacrificing for as it really is restoring our culture to Christ, one student, and one heart, at a time."
— Patrick and Jenna Craine, alumni ('08 and '06), Read More
"[Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy] provides a first-rate liberal arts education in a truly Catholic atmosphere....I can personally vouch for the importance of the Academy for this Diocese and for the Canadian Church as a whole. "
— Most Reverend Michael Mulhall, Bishop of Pembroke, Read More
"“I feel extremely blessed to have received an education from Our Lady Seat of Wisdom....To the supporters of and professors at the Academy, thank you for allowing me to receive not only a solid catholic education, but providing a place where the passion for Christ and His Church could be nurtured."
— Emily Nail ('08 alumna), Read More