PAL Information

Parochial Athletic League

Diocese of Orange

 

STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY

  • The Parochial Athletic League provides the elementary schools of the Diocese of Orange and its students an opportunity for friendly competition in sports with other schools within the boundaries of the Diocese.
  • It is an organization that further enhances the spiritual, academic, physical, social, psychological and moral growth of its students.
  • It is an organization that builds character in its participants.  A Christian attitude of sportsmanship, honesty, teamwork, team spirit, respect, and responsibility are stressed.
  • It is an organization where the growth and success of all its participants is more important than winning.
  • It provides an opportunity for eligible students to enjoy team sports, while learning the proper etiquette, rules and skills of that sport, encouraging the student into a lifelong participation in sports.
  • Participation is open to all students who qualify under the guidelines and regulations of the local school and the Parochial Athletic League.