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Tristan Smith

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  Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts, ever faithful to her Lord and His mission, will be re-consecrated to The Blessed Trinity this year during our 2022 Welcome Weekend. The college was first consecrated to The Blessed Trinity last year on October 31st, 2021, when we entrusted her to the care, protection, and loving embrace...
The Orthodox tradition speaks of “writing” rather than “painting” icons. Several Magdalen students and graduates recently enjoyed a fascinating opportunity to “Write the Light” in Greece. The occasion was the Summer Iconography School taught by renowned master iconographer Dr. George Kordis. Mrs. Keri Weidersphan, who teaches iconography at Magdalen, helped organize and run the event....
See what’s been happening at Magdalen this summer, including: 1) our wildly successful Summer Programs, 2) study abroad experiences in Spain and Greece, 3) a faculty-led intellectual retreat in NYC, 4) updates to our campus …and there’s lots more! Read now:
Read our special “Commencement Edition” newsletter and experience the following: 1) the sights and sounds of the 48th Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises 2) the footsteps of our graduates as they step off the mountain into professional life 3) senior thesis: the culmination of four years of study 4) a joyous wedding celebration of two...
Father Paul Dumais, from my home state of Maine wrote, “One expression of the transformation made possible in Christ is an increased capacity for joy.” With Magdalen’s emphasis on the education of the whole person, that transformation in Christ is not just possible, it is evident! The capacity for joy was on full display when...
Read our new, expanded April newsletter and experience the following: 1) what it’s like to journey through Holy Week as a student  2) the teaching of a world-famous master of iconography  3) a review, in photos, of a student Shakespeare production 4) a high-stakes culinary competition  …and there’s lots more! Read now:  
  This past Holy Week, the Magdalen College Polyphony Choir traveled to the Cathedral of Saint Joseph to sing for the diocesan Chrism Mass. The Chrism Mass, occurring once a year as the Church is poised to enter the Sacred  Paschal Triduum, is one of the most solemn rites that takes place in a cathedral....
The liturgical cycle of the Church and of our collegiate community reaches its pinnacle during Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum. During this solemn time, all of our efforts combine to render our best gifts of beauty to God. The liturgies, their music, their images, and their profound meaning constitute some of the fondest memories...
Read our new, expanded March newsletter and experience the following: 1) the key to successfully piloting a jet in crisis  2) the rise to power of an unlikely monarch – theology!  3) a snapshot of Magdalen’s vibrant faith life on campus 4) a personal invitation to visit our campus for Holy Week & for a student theatre production ...
Read our new, expanded February newsletter and experience the following: 1) singing the Flintstones with Frank Sinatra 2) a Candlemas procession through Magdalen’s snowy campus 3) an evening of live entertainment, fine dining, dancing, and enchantment 4) an exciting announcement from Dr. Anthony Esolen just for you …and there’s lots more! Read now:
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