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“True love is choosing life.” – Thomas Hogan ‘22 Countering the culture of death and promoting the culture of life, a band of Northeast Catholic College students gathers once a week to pray outside abortion clinics for an end to abortion.  Sacrificing sleep and braving cold mornings, this band of students convenes in front of...
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...
On February 15, a group of students departed from Northeast Catholic College and traveled down to Stockbridge, Massachusetts to spend a weekend with the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy and Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC.  While they were there, the students were privileged to join the missionaries for both prayer and fun.  In addition, many of...
In the fall of 2018, Northeast Catholic College established a rowing club for its students.  After kicking off with a trip on Lake Sunapee, regular training began in January 2019, on indoor rowing machines (ergometers), under the direction of trainer Brenda Balenger.  In the spring, the club will start to compete on the water. The rowing club is...
Though students at Northeast Catholic College spend most of their time devoted to the reading and discussion of the classics of the western intellectual tradition, they also prepare for their vocations in postgraduate life in more overtly practical ways as well.  This takes place primarily through the internships, workshops, and guest speakers that constitute the...
“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...
In November 2018, the composer Paul Jernberg invited the choir of Northeast Catholic College to sing as part of the filming of his setting of a “Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit” on February 1. Mr. Jernberg is a nationally-recognized, contemporary composer of sacred music who composes settings of the Mass deeply inspired by traditional...
On Tuesday, February 12, Northeast Catholic College hosted a workshop on job interviews as part of the college’s Career Pathways Program.  Debbie Harne, Career Pathways Coordinator, gave students advice and answered their questions about job interviews, drawing on her own experience as a recruiter for a management consulting firm. Students learned about common interview questions,...
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...
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