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It happened in a classroom rather than a Church and it was caused by a man who had consigned popes, including the pope of his own day, to hell. It was the autumn of 1996 and I had enrolled in a course on Dante’s Inferno at a secular “great books” college. Little did I realize...
What better way is there to celebrate the feast St. Ambrose than to listen to some Ambrosian chant? (see links below) But did St. Ambrose compose “Gregorian Chant?”  We know from St. Augustine that St. Ambrose played a significant role as bishop of Milan in the introduction of hymnody in that city.  This is clearly...
Magdalen College Polyphony Choir New England Tour Dates: December 14-17, 2019 The College’s Polyphony Choir brings carols, motets and chant to New England. Refresh your heart through the beauty of song this Advent. Saturday, December 14th 6:30pm Mass La Salette Shrine 410 NH Route 4A, Enfield, NH Sunday, December 15th 1:30pm Concert Little Sisters of...
“Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” -Pope Saint John Paul II. On October 22nd the school celebrated the feast of its co-patron Pope St. John Paul II with a sung Mass in the evening. After Mass, students and...
While the beautiful autumn weather of New England reached its peak, Magdalen College opened its doors to host students’ parents and families for the college’s annual Parents Weekend. During Parents Weekend, which took place on the weekend of October 12th -13th, parents and other family and friends got a taste of life at Magdalen College....
The Faculty, Staff and Students cordially invite you to attend An Advent Service of Nine Lessons and Carols Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:00 PM Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts Our Lady, Queen of Apostles Chapel 511 Kearsarge Mountain Road Warner, New Hampshire The prayer service will be followed by a reception in the...
 Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts offers an education for greatness. This may be a public greatness that human history will mark within its records or the quiet, hidden greatness that sustains families, societies, and the world, just beyond the vision of others. This greatness gives form to a life transformed, one in which...
Throughout the fall semester of 2019, Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, and the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy have visited campus to offer a series of conferences at once theologically and historically rich and eminently practical.  In these conferences, Fr. Gaitley has developed further the themes he took up in the retreat he offered for the...
In September, graduates from across the college’s history returned to campus for Alumni Weekend.  They shared memories, experiences, and stories while seeing old friends and reflecting on their experience in light of postgraduate life.  One of the alumni, Fr. Ambrose Dobrozsi ’12, who was recently ordained a priest, celebrated Mass in the chapel where he...
Dr. Bainard Cowan, professor of literature and Cowan Chair in Humanities at the University of Dallas, presented this academic year’s inaugural Friday Night Lecture, “The Curse and the Gift of Tragedy,” on Friday, September 13. In his presentation, Dr. Cowan discussed the core elements of tragedy, drawing on Aristotle’s discussion in The Poetics, and then...
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