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Pull up your chair and grab a fresh cup of coffee! Life is busy, and if you’ve got kids in high school, it can be downright chaotic. We all need a chance to sit down, grab a cup of coffee, and support each other on this journey. We invite you to join us for several...
Pleasantry of the Day: The Family Dog Put on your Bible antennae, and tune them up, because I have a question for you. Is there a family dog in the Bible? If I were asking the question about the ancient Romans, it would be easy to answer. The Romans were fond of dogs, and the...
Make Yourself at Home! Are you a student who is discerning next steps after high school?  Are you looking for a college that blends enchanted learning with intimate community?  If so, this series of talks is for you. Each month our professors will provide a glimpse into the unique approach to education that is Magdalen....
“Magdalen is for those who have an inkling that the world is enchanted with beauty and meaning and want an education that will help them explore it at a deeper level.” So argue Prof. Anthony Esolen and Pres. Ryan Messmore in a recent interview with the Cardinal Newman Society. When asked about the special value...
On Thursday January 20, 2022, Magdalen College Students gathered in a van before the break of dawn to begin their pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. for the 49th annual March for Life. For many, this was the first trip to the March for Life, and they were thrilled for the opportunity to go. They arrived in...
Curiosity of the Day: Food Factories Suppose you have a strange cousin named Dexter, with a laboratory in his basement. You go down there and it’s as if you had taken an elevator into hell. The smoke is so thick you have to gulp to breathe, and the place stinks like rotten eggs from the...
Painting of the Day: The Crucifixion by Andrea Mantegna When Jesus was stripped and nailed to the cross, the gospels tell us, some of the Roman soldiers took his cloak, but when they saw that it had no seams, but was woven in one piece, they decided not to tear it, but to throw dice...
Subscribe to Jasper. Word of the Day: FATHER Suppose you could board a time machine and dial it up to the year 3000. You come back to your home town and meet your own great-great-great-great-twenty times great grandson. You say to him, “Son, I’d like to shake your hand. I’m your great-great-great-great-twenty times great grandfather.”...
Subscribe to Jasper. Curiosity of the Day: Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green? Even if you have never been to New York Harbor, you have probably seen pictures of the famous Statue of Liberty, rising up in green splendor over the waters, and holding forth her torch, lighting the way for freedom for man,...
Subscribe to Jasper. Painting of the Day: The Handmaid of the Lord by John Singer Sargent Did you know that George Washington is listed as having two birthdays? One was February 22, 1731, and the other was February 11, 1732. What happened was this. Baby George was ready to be born in 1731, but when...
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