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The annual Academic-Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit will be held on our campus on Tuesday, August 31st, at 11:20 AM. At this special Mass, faculty will take the Oath of Fidelity to the  Magisterium of the Church in the presence of His Excellency, The Most Reverend Peter Libasci, Bishop of the Diocese of Manchester,...
Subscribe to Jasper. Story of the Day: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Jesus warns us that unless we become like little children, we shall not enter the kingdom of heaven. Our salvation comes from a child, because Jesus was that child whom prophets and seers foretold. He was the son whose mysterious name...
Magdalen College recently wrapped up an engaging two weeks of our Collegiate Summer Program: Session II. Arriving on campus just days in the wake of Session I, an energetic group of high schoolers ascended our mountain campus to experience all aspects of Magdalen collegiate life. Between the two sessions, participants hailed from all over the...
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 Magdalen’s intentional, Christ-centered approach to liberal education has rippled through the community. The full interview explores his background, highlights what...
Subscribe to Jasper. Man of the Day: Saint John Bosco How would you like to have as your friend a big gray dog who looks like a shaggy wolf, who seems to appear out of nowhere when you’re in trouble, and when you look around after the bad men have run away, he’s gone? A...
Subscribe to Jasper. Painting of the Day: Snap the Whip (1872) by Winslow Homer I told my students once that if they ever saw me walking down the street singing a war song in Welsh, at the top of my lungs – Ni chaiff gelyn ladd ac ymlid, Harlech! Harlech! Cwyd iw herlid – they...
Anthony Esolen, Professor and Writer-in-residence at Magdalen, recently highlighted the college in The Catholic Thing. He explains how Magdalen provides an education in true freedom that liberates students from the “social manacles” of secular orthodoxy. This approach to education, punctuated by our vantage point atop the slopes of Mount Kearsarge, ripples through every classroom, every liturgy,...
Dr. Anthony Esolen, Professor and Writer-in-residence at Magdalen College, was recently published in Crisis Magazine. His article, titled “First Things First,” highlights an important feature of Magdalen College. Compared to the “critical” approach found on many college campuses, at Magdalen we are grateful to “heroic modern souls who sought the truth and told of what...
This August 13-14, Magdalen College faculty will travel to New York City to lead seminars on classic texts at the First Things Intellectual Retreat on Solidarity. If you enjoy discussing questions of great significance in an environment animated by a spirit of friendship and a common purpose, this event is for you. It is a...
The Collegiate Honors Program at Magdalen College offers students the opportunity to advance their liberal education in new areas by embracing academic challenges and experiences beyond those of our core Program of Studies. Each semester, through an honors colloquium seminar, students explore selected texts, themes, authors, or media that complement our larger Program of Studies....
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