A Catholic Distance Education Program based on Laura Berquist's Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum

Our Catholic, Classical Approach:

  • Teaches the Child How to Think
  • Follows the Child's Natural Stages of Learning
  • Takes Account of the Child's Individual Needs
  • Supports the Spiritual Formation of the Child
  • Allows the Parents to Play an Integral Role in Their Child's Education
  • Provides Educational Counseling, Tutorial Support, and Learning Support Classes

2019-2020 Enrollments Open in March

Mother of Divine Grace School offers a Catholic, classical approach to distance learning. It was founded in 1995 to provide parents with the information, resources, and support necessary to educate their children according to the classical tradition. Located in Ojai, CA, Mother of Divine Grace School serves over 4,500 students. Mother of Divine Grace School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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Our Catholic Hymns

We are pleased to announce that Our Catholic Hymns is now available! The hymn book can be purchased in the bookstore, and recordings of the hymns and chants are available to stream for free under resources on the public site.

MODG Students Performing at SEEK 2019

Several MODG students will be having musical performances at the SEEK 2019 conference in Indianapolis, presented by FOCUS, a Catholic outreach organization.  Both Mary Rose Gallipeau (’16) and Andrew Ascough (’16) have qualified as musical semi-finalists for the “Awaken” competition portion of the event.  Mary Rose will be performing her original song “Jerusalem My Home” at the Hub Stage at 12:13 PM ET on Saturday, January 5th.  Andrew will also be performing his original song “Burn Out” at the Hub Stage at 5:16 PM ET on Saturday, January 5th. (Update: Cecilia Leskowicz, a 2016 graduate from MODG, performed "God Loves".)

Short Stories for Literary Analysis

Our new Short Stories for Literary Analysis book is available now in our bookstore! With stories ranging from “The Fisherman and His Soul” by Oscar Wilde to “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, this book brings together many previously difficult-to-find works into a beautiful volume. A great gift this Christmas season!

Class of 2019 Graduation Date

We are excited to announce that the Mother of Divine Grace School Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019 will take place on May 25th, 2019, at Thomas Aquinas College, in Santa Paula, CA!

Pro Rome Summer Programs

ProRome (a Catholic tour company based out of Virginia) is offering two high school summer programs in Italy next summer. These programs are uniquely suited for young Catholics who love the Catholic Faith and would like to learn all about its history, culture, and traditions. 

Essay Contest Opportunities

Please check out some Essay Contest opportunities from the HSLDA and the Catholic Textbook Project!

MODG named TreeRing Green Yearbook School

53 trees are being planted in MODG School's name by Trees for the Future because our 2017-2018 graduates purchased 53 yearbooks.

New Third Grade Art

We are pleased to announce our new Third Grade Art Book is now available for purchase in our bookstore. The paintings in this 102 page text are accompanied by questions to help the child observe and appreciate art. The goal in this book is to help the student memorize the titles of paintings and be able to identify the artists who painted them. The activities are tailored to these memorization goals. The text can be used for many years.

MODG Students Earn NASA Recognition

MODG Students in the St. Monica Rocketry Club recently travelled to the NASA Space Center in Alabama to compete in the 2018 NASA Student Launch.

Books & Syllabi

MODG is now selling copies of our syllabi, as well as many of the essential and recommended supplemental texts used in our syllabi. Both enrolled and non-enrolled families can purchase these items from MODG's online bookstore: books.modg.org. Enrolled families receive a discount on syllabi and books, but must log-in to their family account in order to get the discount.

Did you know?

MODG has a student run news site: www.modgnews.com

“For the sole true end of education is this: to teach men how to learn for themselves; and whatever instruction fails to do this is effort spent in vain.”