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“He took utmost care and heed for his study. Not one word spoke he more than was necessary; And that was said with due formality and dignity And short and lively, and full of high morality. Filled with moral virtue was his speech; And gladly would he learn and gladly teach.” Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

Week In Review: 24 Hour Theatre Project Edition

Photo Oct 15, 9 34 20 PM Ten years ago Mike Peveich approached Simon and Jill and asked about starting a uniquely challenging project. This year we celebrated the 10th Anniversary of The 24 Hour Theatre Project!

On 8 p.m. Friday night, 6 writers

The Abbey Difference: Our Faculty

For-Web They Teach, They Counsel, They Guide Experience the Belmont Abbey College difference by watching these intimate interviews with some of our best faculty. The faculty are why Belmont Abbey College is one of the top Catholic Liberal Arts colleges in the country. They teach, they counsel,

Dr. Amanda Kloo & Project Momentum

Project Momentum

Dr. Amanda Kloo

Project Momentum is a non-profit organization created to provide extraordinary health and fitness support for individuals with exceptional needs. It was founded by our very own Dr. Amanda Kloo of Mooresville, NC. She is a mom, wife, and professor with cerebral palsy

Learning the Gaze of Christ: Three Reflections on Amoris Laetitia

IMG_5140By Dr. Alessandro Rovati

Many commentaries about Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia focused on the hot-button issue of the pastoral care of the baptized who are divorced and remarried. A couple of months after the Exhortation’s release, I think it would do us

The Power of the Resurrected One

The stone is rolled away from the grave on Easter morning. The stone is rolled away from the grave on Easter morning.

It is Easter, and today Christians all over the world are celebrating the event that defines them: the Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, the

The Joys and Woes: Reflections on the Lark

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By Rebecca Sigler’17

I continuously underestimate the experience drawn from holding a raw script in hand and being gifted the opportunity to perfect one portion of it – your character, your part – in order to contribute to the composite.

Father Arthur’s Lenten Recommendations

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We asked Father Arthur for some reflections on Lent. He gave us a list of his favorite books to read during Lent. All of the books listed below can be found in our library, so make sure to check them out!

 

Lent with Saint Benedict by Bede

The Conversation That We Seek

God's-Existence-PostBy Dr. Grattan Brown

The Villages, Florida is a city designed for and entirely inhabited by people who are 55-85 years old at this time in America. Everything there reflects their customs and values. The major activities consist of exercise–mainly golf, swimming, walking–and conversation, often

Four Meditations for Advent: Week Four

Bouguereau_Soul-Carried-to-Heaven-293x300Among the things we are waiting for this Advent is death.

Death is unavoidable. We wait for death every single day, whether we realize it or not. Mostly, we forget about it, which means that we do not consciously wait: we cover it over with

Four Meditations for Advent: Week Three

Locatelli_Judgement-and-scenes-from-the-Day-of-Wrath1-300x300What does Christ get out of you?

 

You may be shocked by the reversal implied in this question. We usually think of what we shall get out of him!

 

Or, maybe you’re scandalized that Christ should be spoken of as someone who needs something or as

Four Meditations for Advent: Week One

Rubens_The-Great-Last-Judgement-293x300“Watch therefore, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming. Therefore you also must be ready; for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” (24: 42, 44)

Advent brings about thoughts of the second coming

Four Meditations for Advent: Week Two

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When it is suggested that Mary is at the pinnacle of the history of Israel, sometimes people object. They say, “Jesus Christ is at the summit of that covenant history.” This sounds like a robust defense of the place of Christ, but

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