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Belmont Abbey College with Maddie Skinner.

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Class: Junior
Major: Education with a minor in Theatre
Involved in: Hintemeyer, Theatre
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Ryan Eyrich will graduate in May with his Bachelors of Arts in History and will begin his career at Students for Life of America as the Southeast Regional Coordinator. During his time at the Abbey,...

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Shoutout to all incoming freshmen in the BAC class of 2020: make sure you request to join the Belmont Abbey Class of 2020 FB group! Start meeting future classmates, access cool perks like a comprehensive BAC packing list, and get an idea of what goes on around the campus you will soon be calling home! www.facebook.com/groups/1751711415061368/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Lesson from a flower: Don't be afraid to add a new color to your life scheme! Ps- yes this is one flower. And in fact it is right up by the basilica! #hiddenbeauty #abbeylifeisgood #gotmonks ... See MoreSee Less

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Congrats again to our Crusader for the Day Brittany Force!! Thanks for the shoutout! #abbeylifeisgood #crusaderforce #nhra
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Our "Crusader for the Day" Brittany Force repping her Belmont Abbey College gear after winning the 4-Wide Nationals!

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Marcy Branche EllisThe last time I was here was several years ago-with Joanne Gaston. We attended Mass at the Abbey then sat here for a while. Special memory., Mel Gaston

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Janet ReopelVery pretty, serine setting. Gives you the feeling of peace just looking at it.

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Christy Clark BrookmanLove the grotto! Favorite place at the Abbey!

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Aline DearmanI was in a wedding the last time I was there.

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Chris FergusonBeen there.... Many Times. Thank you for sharing. BAC '88

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Sandy Van NosdallSo love to pray here.

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Anne Gallagher SchroederSuch a beautiful church

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Belmont Abbey College with Brandon Wilkins.

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Upcoming Events

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#RAISETHERED
Apr 29 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
Chess Club
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Frisbee Friday
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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#RAISETHERED 12:00 am
#RAISETHERED
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
 
Chess Club 2:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Frisbee Friday 3:00 pm
Frisbee Friday
Apr 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Abbey Experience
Abbey Experience @ Belmont Abbey College
Apr 2 all-day
Come experience the Abbey for a day, complete with a tour, sessions by students and key faculty, and an Academics and Student Life Expo. Click here to register. Click[...]
Soccer Saturdays 3:00 pm
Soccer Saturdays
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
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Mass 11:00 am
Mass
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Student Mass 7:00 pm
Student Mass
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Women’s Household 8:15 pm
Women’s Household
Apr 3 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
 
4
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
5
Chapel Mass 11:00 am
Chapel Mass @ St. Joseph's Adoration Chapel
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
The Office in the Office 10:00 pm
The Office in the Office @ Residence Life Office
Apr 5 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
6
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Open Arms Ministry 6:00 pm
Open Arms Ministry
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ballroom Dance 7:30 pm
Ballroom Dance
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Praise and Worship 9:15 pm
Praise and Worship
Apr 6 @ 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm
 
7
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Saints Club 8:00 pm
Saints Club
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
8
#RAISETHERED 12:00 am
#RAISETHERED
Apr 8 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
 
Chess Club 2:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Frisbee Friday 3:00 pm
Frisbee Friday
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Mass 11:00 am
Mass
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Student Mass 7:00 pm
Student Mass
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Women’s Household 8:15 pm
Women’s Household
Apr 10 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
 
11
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Chapel Mass 11:00 am
Chapel Mass @ St. Joseph's Adoration Chapel
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
The Office in the Office 10:00 pm
The Office in the Office @ Residence Life Office
Apr 12 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Open Arms Ministry 6:00 pm
Open Arms Ministry
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ballroom Dance 7:30 pm
Ballroom Dance
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Praise and Worship 9:15 pm
Praise and Worship
Apr 13 @ 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” 8:00 pm
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” @ The Haid Theatre
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Howard Ashman, Book and Lyrics, Alan Menken, Music April 14,15,16, 21,22,23 Directed by Jill Bloede Jim Eddings, Music Director A deviously delicious Broadway and[...]
Saints Club 8:00 pm
Saints Club
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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#RAISETHERED 12:00 am
#RAISETHERED
Apr 15 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
 
Chess Club 2:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Frisbee Friday 3:00 pm
Frisbee Friday
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” 8:00 pm
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” @ The Haid Theatre
Apr 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Howard Ashman, Book and Lyrics, Alan Menken, Music April 14,15,16, 21,22,23 Directed by Jill Bloede Jim Eddings, Music Director A deviously delicious Broadway and[...]
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Soccer Saturdays 3:00 pm
Soccer Saturdays
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” 8:00 pm
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” @ The Haid Theatre
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Howard Ashman, Book and Lyrics, Alan Menken, Music April 14,15,16, 21,22,23 Directed by Jill Bloede Jim Eddings, Music Director A deviously delicious Broadway and[...]
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Mass 11:00 am
Mass
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Student Mass 7:00 pm
Student Mass
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Women’s Household 8:15 pm
Women’s Household
Apr 17 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Guest Lecture by Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh, OSB. 7:30 pm
Guest Lecture by Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh, OSB. @ Grace Auditorium
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Guest Lecture by Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh, OSB. @ Grace Auditorium | Belmont | North Carolina | United States
Br. Colmán Ó Clabaigh, OSB is a monk of Glenstal Abbey, in Co. Limerick, Ireland, and currently the Burns Visiting Scholar at Boston College, MA. He is the author[...]
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Chapel Mass 11:00 am
Chapel Mass @ St. Joseph's Adoration Chapel
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
The Office in the Office 10:00 pm
The Office in the Office @ Residence Life Office
Apr 19 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Open Arms Ministry 6:00 pm
Open Arms Ministry
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ballroom Dance 7:30 pm
Ballroom Dance
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Praise and Worship 9:15 pm
Praise and Worship
Apr 20 @ 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” 8:00 pm
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” @ The Haid Theatre
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Howard Ashman, Book and Lyrics, Alan Menken, Music April 14,15,16, 21,22,23 Directed by Jill Bloede Jim Eddings, Music Director A deviously delicious Broadway and[...]
Saints Club 8:00 pm
Saints Club
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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#RAISETHERED 12:00 am
#RAISETHERED
Apr 22 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
 
Chess Club 2:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Frisbee Friday 3:00 pm
Frisbee Friday
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” 8:00 pm
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” @ The Haid Theatre
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Howard Ashman, Book and Lyrics, Alan Menken, Music April 14,15,16, 21,22,23 Directed by Jill Bloede Jim Eddings, Music Director A deviously delicious Broadway and[...]
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Crusader Preview Day
Crusader Preview Day @ Belmont Abbey College
Apr 23 all-day
Come experience the Abbey firsthand and take your first steps to becoming a Crusader! This all-day event, for parents and accepted students will answer your questions, give you valuable[...]
Soccer Saturdays 3:00 pm
Soccer Saturdays
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” 8:00 pm
Abbey Players present “Little Shop of Horrors” @ The Haid Theatre
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Howard Ashman, Book and Lyrics, Alan Menken, Music April 14,15,16, 21,22,23 Directed by Jill Bloede Jim Eddings, Music Director A deviously delicious Broadway and[...]
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Mass 11:00 am
Mass
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Student Mass 7:00 pm
Student Mass
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Women’s Household 8:15 pm
Women’s Household
Apr 24 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
 
25
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Chapel Mass 11:00 am
Chapel Mass @ St. Joseph's Adoration Chapel
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
The Office in the Office 10:00 pm
The Office in the Office @ Residence Life Office
Apr 26 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Open Arms Ministry 6:00 pm
Open Arms Ministry
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ballroom Dance 7:30 pm
Ballroom Dance
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Praise and Worship 9:15 pm
Praise and Worship
Apr 27 @ 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm
 
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Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Saints Club 8:00 pm
Saints Club
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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#RAISETHERED 12:00 am
#RAISETHERED
Apr 29 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
 
Chess Club 2:00 pm
Chess Club
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Frisbee Friday 3:00 pm
Frisbee Friday
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Daily Mass 5:00 pm
Daily Mass
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Soccer Saturdays 3:00 pm
Soccer Saturdays
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 

Our Students Tell Our Story

Brianna Mosby

Involved in: Women's Track & Cross Country, Student Government Association

Senior | Business Management | Accounting Major

I love the Abbey because here I have found a balance between being able to compete, study, work, and develop relationships all while keeping the faith aspect of my life.

Aaron Huber

Involved in: Resident Assistant, Event Coordinator for Bishop's Youth Conference

Sophomore | Hintemeyer | Theology Major

“I love the incredible people and their willingness to get to know you including the professors who are so engaged and passionate about what they teach.”

Nolan Albrecht

Involved in: Men's Volleyball Team, FOCUS, Mass Music Ministry

Senior | Theology & Sports Management

I love it here because I have found friends that push me in developing virtue, professors that genuinely try to lead me to the truth, monks that are like my brothers or grandfathers and athletics that have pushed me to be the best I can be but not at all cost.

Cierra Skyers

Involved in: Women's Soccer Team, Community Service

Junior | Education Major | Soccer

“Belmont Abbey has changed me. I’ve learned how to be a better person, and how I can help the world after I graduate.”

Elvia Manjarrez

Involved in: Ballroom Dance Club

Senior | History Major

“I love the professors at Belmont Abbey. They are very supportive and always willing to help students, one-on-one.”

Kendall Ratliff

Involved in: Men's Basketball Team

Junior | Business Major

“Belmont Abbey College really pushes me not just to be a good athlete, but a good person too. The best thing about the Abbey is the relationships.”

Joseph Yellico

Involved in: Biology Major

Senior | St. Thomas More Scholar | Biology Major

I love the community here. We’re family! The abbey is my home away from home.

Vince Ginski

Involved in: Student Body President, SGA

Junior | Honors | Political Philosophy Major

Most colleges don’t cater to the spiritual needs of their students but here I know I’m developing as a whole person mind, body, and spirit.

Krista Jasso

Involved in: Hintemeyer, Student Activity Board, Crusaders for Life, Cheerleading

Sophomore | Business Major | Theology Minor

The grace and love of God is present here through the people and mission of the school. I’ve learned the true meaning of a healthy mind, body, and soul.