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

Mother of Divine Grace School is unable to accept new enrollment applications for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in hearing about additional support options we will be providing, please submit this form!

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).

Learn more about Mother of Divine Grace School

College Webinar Series: University of Mary

Our webinar with reps from University of Mary is this Friday, 1/22!

Light of the Faith Webinar with our Founder Laura Berquist

Go here for the recording of Laura Berquist’s webinar: "Classical Education: Ordered Toward Eternal Life"

Second Semester College Webinar Series

Join us for four more college webinars this month to meet representatives from Catholic colleges and universities!  

Hymns for the Christmas Season

In these last days of the Christmas season, don’t forget to keep listening to the beautiful Christmas hymns and chants of our Catholic Faith!

Office Closed for Christmas Break

MODG office phones and chats will be closed for Christmas from December 23 through January 1.

Christmas Poem Printables from The Harp and Laurel Wreath

In these last days of Advent, consider taking a moment each day to work on these Christmas poems with your children.

Light of the Faith: The Role of Women in Today's World

Go here for the recording of our recent webinar with Donna Steichen on "The Role of Women in Today's World."

Light of the Faith: The Vocation of the Laity

Here's the recording for Fr. Tom's talk with the MODG community on the Vocation of the Laity!

Class of 2021 Graduation Dates!

The dates for the Graduation Ceremonies for the Class of 2021 have been set!

Light of the Faith Series: Catholic Formation for Classical Educators

Please join us for a new presentation series focusing on Catholic and classical formation for families!

Rome Programs for MODG - Summer 2021

Details here for upcoming Rome programs for high school students - discounts available!

College Webinar Series Schedule

Join us on Fridays throughout this semester to connect with representatives from Catholic colleges and universities! Past recordings and registration links also posted here.

College Prep Talk by Laura Berquist

Laura Berquist is presenting at a virtual Catholic Homeschool conference this week, details at the link!

Understanding Marriage and Family: A Catholic Perspective

Laura Berquist gives our community some information on a wonderful resource about the Catholic understanding of the family! (Updated with recording link)

Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

Click here for information on a free, online Catholic Homeschool Conference that Laura Berquist will be speaking at!

Helping Your Fellow MODG Families

President Paul Lazenby writes to our families about how to help those in our community struggling financially.

Prayers for our Community Affected by COVID-19

Our prayer intentions for those in our community who have been particularly affected by the current pandemic.

Novena for Impossible Requests

Laura Berquist wanted to pass on information to our families about this wonderful novena!

A Note from Our Founder

A note from Laura Berquist regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic.

MODG Student Wins Trip to South America

Sophomore Eva Heroux describes her trip to the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands as a part of National Geographic’s 2019 Student Expedition Scholarship. 

MODG Student Gives Pro-Life Speech

Emily Bachman shares the touching Pro-Life story of her nephew Mikey and the joy he brings to his family.

Art Contest - Spring 2019

We are very proud to display the results of our Spring 2019 Art Contest. Over 300 students submitted work in a variety of methods. Enjoy browsing these beautiful submissions! You can also view results from our yearly contests for the past decade!

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.”