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On Friday, February 8, the college hosted Fr. Brian Dunkle, S.J., as part of its Friday Night Lecture series. Fr. Dunkle, who is the Assistant Professor of Historical Theology in the School of Ministry and Theology at Boston College, lectured on “The Eyes of Faith in Early Christian Literature.”  Drawing on the writings of the Church Fathers,...
On Saturday, February 9, the college had its first Iconography class of the semester.  Students in Iconography learn the skills necessary to create beautiful icons, as well as the spiritual component of icon-painting.  By the end of the semester, they each will have completed an icon. “Iconography is a very prayerful and meditative process. One of the...
Magdalen College is pleased to announce that it has received regional accreditation through the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). This achievement marks the culmination of a nine-year process through affiliation, candidacy, and now full accreditation. Regional accreditation is the gold standard of accreditation...
Friday, November 9, 2018 7:30p.m., St. Francis de Sales Midge Goldberg 2016 Howard Nemerov Award 2016 Readers Choice Award for Outstanding Book of Poetry in NH 2015 Richard Wilbur Poetry Award “The Poem Knows: Writing in Form and Meter” Join us in welcoming poet Midge Goldberg as our upcoming Friday Night Lecture guest. Midge Goldberg...
Friday, October 19, 2018, 8:00p.m., St. Francis de Sales Prof. Daniel Gallagher Associate Professor of the Practice in Latin at Cornell University Presents “What Do the Wise Know & How do They Know It?: Wisdom Among the Speculative Virtues in Aquinas” Join us in welcoming Professor Daniel B. Gallagher as our upcoming Friday Night Lecture...
Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Dr. James Nolan Professor of Sociology at Williams College Presents “What They Saw in America: The Sacred and the Secular” Join us in welcoming Dr. James Nolan, author of What They Saw in America: Alexis de Tocqueville, Max Weber, G.K. Chesterton, and Sayyid Qutb (Cambridge...
On August 31, Dr. Peter Sampo, president emeritus, co-founder of the college, and current member of the faculty, presented a paper at the 34th International Meeting of the Eric Voegelin Society entitled, “History, Ideology and Noetic Differentiation.” A student of Eric Voegelin, Dr. Sampo offered reflections derived from both a thorough knowledge of Voegelin’s writings...
Friday, September 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Dr. Eric Buck Faculty, Northeast Catholic College Presents “God or Nature”: On the Use of Benedict Spinoza by Christians Dr. Eric M. Buck specializes in phenomenology, Asian philosophy and world religions, the history of western civilization, and in close readings of the world’s speculative and...
Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Dr. Lee Cerling Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication University of Southern California Presents Grace to Those Who Hear: The Light of Christian Speech in a Darkening World Dr. Lee Cerling received a BA in English, and a PhD in Rhetoric, both from the University...
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