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As part of their course in “Comparative Cultures,” the senior class visited Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.  With their tutor, Dr. Eric Buck, they explored the art of some of the cultures they had studied through their close reading and discussion of non-western texts.  As some of the seniors later expressed, this trip provided a concrete...
“Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.”  ― St. Thomas Aquinas On Friday night, February 22, Dr. Daniel Offsay presented a talk on the “Fundamentals of Christian Formation According to Saint...
“We must be familiar with our own mythology, not only to understand our ancestors, but also to understand ourselves. Of course, for a contemporary person not familiar with mythology, just being told to read myths will not necessarily convince them of why it is important. They must encounter their living power through experience; they must...
On Friday, February 8, Northeast Catholic College hosted Fr. Brian Dunkle, S.J., as part of the college’s Friday Night Lecture series. Fr. Dunkle, who is the Assistant Professor of Historical Theology in the School of Ministry and Theology at Boston College, lectured on “The Eyes of Faith in Early Christian Literature.”  Drawing on the writings of the...
On Saturday, February 9, Northeast Catholic College had its first Iconography class of the semester.  Students in Iconography learn the skills necessary to create beautiful icons, as well as the spiritual component of icon-painting.  By the end of the semester, they each will have completed an icon. “Iconography is a very prayerful and meditative process. One of...
Friday, November 9, 2018 7:30p.m., St. Francis de Sales Midge Goldberg 2016 Howard Nemerov Award 2016 Readers Choice Award for Outstanding Book of Poetry in NH 2015 Richard Wilbur Poetry Award “The Poem Knows: Writing in Form and Meter” Join us in welcoming poet Midge Goldberg as our upcoming Friday Night Lecture guest. Midge Goldberg...
Friday, October 19, 2018, 8:00p.m., St. Francis de Sales Prof. Daniel Gallagher Associate Professor of the Practice in Latin at Cornell University Presents “What Do the Wise Know & How do They Know It?: Wisdom Among the Speculative Virtues in Aquinas” Join us in welcoming Professor Daniel B. Gallagher as our upcoming Friday Night Lecture...
Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Dr. James Nolan Professor of Sociology at Williams College Presents “What They Saw in America: The Sacred and the Secular” Join us in welcoming Dr. James Nolan, author of What They Saw in America: Alexis de Tocqueville, Max Weber, G.K. Chesterton, and Sayyid Qutb (Cambridge...
On August 31, Dr. Peter Sampo, president emeritus, co-founder of the college, and current member of the faculty, presented a paper at the 34th International Meeting of the Eric Voegelin Society entitled, “History, Ideology and Noetic Differentiation.” A student of Eric Voegelin, Dr. Sampo offered reflections derived from both a thorough knowledge of Voegelin’s writings...
Friday, September 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Dr. Eric Buck Faculty, Northeast Catholic College Presents “God or Nature”: On the Use of Benedict Spinoza by Christians Dr. Eric M. Buck specializes in phenomenology, Asian philosophy and world religions, the history of western civilization, and in close readings of the world’s speculative and...
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