The Spirit of Mater recognizes alumni who radiate Mater's spark of divine spirit and who employ life in a manner representative of the Sacred Heart Schools, AthertonGoals and Criteria. Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to educate to:
1. A personal and active faith in God.
2. A deep respect for intellectual values.
3. A social awareness which impels to action.
4. The building of community as a Christian value.
5. Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.