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Magdalen College Newsletter
December 2021

Read our new, expanded December newsletter which includes the following: 1) a Christmas message from our president, Dr. Ryan Messmore 2) a preview of the 2022 Collegiate Summer Programs 3) a challenge: responding to Christ’s...

Magdalen College Consecrated to
the Blessed Trinity

On Sunday, Oct. 31, Magdalen College was consecrated to the Blessed Trinity. View the entire service here, which included Dr. Messmore speaking about the Trinity, the Collegiate Choir singing several beautiful pieces, and Rev. Fr....

Anthony Esolen Featured in Podcast:
Poetry and the Music of Language

Magdalen Professor Anthony Esolen argues that we need to tune our ears to what he calls “the music of language.” Such music enables poetry to do things that other forms of written communication cannot do....

Polyphony Choir Sings with Composer Paul Jernberg’s Cor Unum Chorale

On a recent Sunday, Magdalen’s polyphony choir traveled to Saint John the Guardian of Our Lady Parish in Clinton, MA, to sing with Cor Unum Chorale under the direction of acclaimed composer and conductor Paul...

National Catholic Register Interviews President Ryan Messmore

National Catholic Register, a leading news source for faithful Catholics, recently interviewed Magdalen College’s new president, Dr. Ryan Messmore. Since Dr. Messmore began his tenure as the college’s fifth president in July, his zeal for...

Dr. Ryan Messmore Appointed President of Magdalen College

Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts is pleased to announce the selection of its next president. Over the 2020-2021 academic year, a Search Committee has reviewed numerous applications from distinguished educators around the country. Its...


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