Ignatian Mission and Identity

Faithful to St. Ignatius Loyola’s desire to provide care and concern for the whole person, Canisius affords each member of the school community the opportunity to develop individual talents for the service of others and the greater glory of God.

Canisius offers opportunities for both students and educators for personal/spiritual development and to answer the Ignatian call to service. Please click the menu choices within this section of the website to learn more about Canisius' campus ministry programs.

Canisius High School Mission Statement

Canisius High School, located in the city of Buffalo, is a Catholic, Jesuit, independent, college preparatory school serving young men of diverse backgrounds from Western New York. Canisius challenges its students to strive for excellence as critical thinkers and effective communicators who are open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to justice.