Abbey News


December 2017

Belmont Abbey Debate Claims Second Place Speaking Award at New York Competition

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Home, Abbey Excellence, Crossroads|

The Belmont Abbey College Debate Team returned Sunday from Garden City, New York after competing in the Off Broadway Swing competition. In addition to individual success, the team collectively earned fourth place in the debate competition sweepstakes,

Dr. O’Gorman Gives Lecture On His New Book

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Home, Abbey Excellence, Crossroads|

Dr. Farrell O’Gorman’s book Catholicism and American Borders in the Gothic Literary Imagination was published by the University of Notre Dame Press in November. The book, which has won advance praise from scholars at Trinity College Dublin and

Advent Encounter Retreat – Fr. Richard Sutter ’91

By |December 4th, 2017|Categories: Home, Abbey Excellence, Crossroads|

  Retreat led by Fr. Richard Sutter Parochial Vicar of The Cathedral of St. Patrick and Abbey Alum Encounter Retreat Handout Encounter Retreat Prayer Talk 1: Homily (Intro) Talk 2: The

November 2017

Belmont Abbey Ranks First in Hawn Cup Standing after Fall Seasons

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Home, Abbey Excellence|

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey ranks first overall in the annual Hawn Cup standings after the fall Conference Carolinas championships, the league office announced today. The Hawn Cup, named in honor of former Commissioner H.C. "Joby" Hawn

Belmont Abbey Claims Three Fall Messick Awards

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Home, Abbey Excellence|

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Belmont Abbey has claimed three Messick Awards for the fall sports season, the Conference Carolinas office announced today. The men's and women's soccer programs and the men's cross country team were

Gastonia native gets ready to oversee first election near Raleigh

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Home, Crossroads|

October 2017

Our Father Kirby Receives John King Mussio Award

By |October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Home|

Catholic Priest and Author Receives John King Mussio Award from Franciscan University of Steubenville   Father Jeffrey Kirby, STD has been named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Bishop John King Mussio Award for Faithful Service

The Abbey’s Logan Torve Wins Tournament! 

By |October 13th, 2017|Categories: Home, Abbey Excellence|

Eastern Wyoming College Debate Tournament Results The Belmont Abbey Debate Team traveled to Torrington, Wyoming this weekend to compete at the Lancer Debates, hosted at Eastern Wyoming College. All four students in attendance boasted winning