It is the purpose of all Catholic parishes and schools, located in the geographic boundaries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Stockton, to promote the mission and ministry of the Roman Catholic Church. All parish and school employees and volunteers commit themselves to the following principles:
- To respect the dignity of each person as made in God's image and likeness;
- To maintain standards of profession & personal conduct which reflect the values, principles and teachings of the Catholic Church;
- To contribute by personal example to a Christian work environment;
- To support the mission of the Roman Catholic Church, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Stockton and the Catholic Schools Office.
Catholic parishes and schools may choose to hire as employees persons who are not members of the Roman Catholic Church. However, all employees are required, as a condition of employment, to conduct themselves in a manner that is compatible with the teachings and mission of the Roman Catholic Church. The president reserves the right to restrict employment to members in good standing of the Roman Catholic Church to the extent that this is deemed a bona fide occupational qualification.