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Wabanaki Drum Group Members Perform, Reminisce with Sisters, and Visit Freight Farm

The Center for Faith and Spirituality and the Center for Sustainable Communities were pleased to welcome The Burnurwurbskek Singers — the Keepers of the Penobscot Drum — to campus in October to share their traditional music and experiences of life on reservations today with students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the public. Several Sisters of Mercy attended the event, which led to much fond reminiscing about shared family history and the Sisters' time spent serving in several Wabanaki communities across the state.

2018-11-11T17:25:35+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Delta Epsilon Sigma: Honoring Student Achievement

On Friday, September 28th, members of the College community gathered in the Viola George Auditorium in Alfond Hall on Saint Joseph’s Standish campus for the annual induction ceremony of the Beta Omicron Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society.

2018-10-23T10:12:51+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Following in the Footsteps of Catherine McAuley

Education majors convened at the Saint Joseph’s College grotto on a sunny Thursday, September 13th to attend the annual Junior Education Ceremony. This event honored the nearly twenty students from the Class of 2020 who will soon begin their teaching internships.

2018-10-25T11:15:41+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , |

Saint Joseph’s College Hosts 911 Commemorative Event Featuring Donato Tramuto

by SJC Press Room STANDISH, MAINE - On September 11, 2018, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine hosted a breakfast event in the Stone Barn at Sebago Lake that commemorated the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy and featured remarks by Donato J. Tramuto, CEO of Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), based in Franklin, [...]

2018-09-14T11:57:39+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , |

Healing the Earth

Tibetan Buddhist monks are welcomed to campus for the Center for Faith and Spirituality’s inaugural event By Emma Deans In October 2017 Saint Joseph’s welcomed Tibetan Buddhist monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery for the inaugural event of the Center for Faith and Spirituality (CFS). During their four-day visit, the monks painstakingly arranged millions of [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:17+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: |

Tibetan Buddhist Monks will Construct a Mandala Sand Painting and Perform Special Ceremonies at Saint Joseph’s College

Can you imagine painstakingly arranging millions of grains of colored sand into a pattern over several days–an act of sacred prayer–only to then destroy the intricate design? This is what the Tibetan Buddhist monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will do at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish over the course of four days from October 16, [...]

2018-09-11T11:11:11+00:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Honors Program Trip to Ireland Filled With History, Adventure, and Spiritual Discovery

On Baggot Street in Dublin, Ireland, there is a home to which people of faith pilgrimage every day. They come from diverse corners of the world and vary in age and culture, but all share respect and reverence for the work of Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy. Catherine built the house in [...]

2018-09-11T11:11:12+00:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Saint Joseph’s College Hosts E.P.I.C. Retreat

When President James Dlugos welcomed 80 high school aged teenagers and parish youth ministers to Saint Joseph’s College’s lakeshore campus for their weeklong leadership retreat, he shared that “As Maine’s only Catholic liberal arts college, we have enjoyed a long tradition of graduating leaders who make a positive impact on their communities. That makes our [...]

2018-09-11T11:11:21+00:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Kevin Upham ’05 Pursues Priesthood, Is Ordained to the Transitional Diaconate

Saint Joseph’s College alum Kevin Upham ’05 continued his path toward priesthood through an ordination ceremony held during Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland on Sunday, June 18. Deacon Kevin’s journey to priesthood began back when he was a teenager. “As a young person, the lives of the saints were a major [...]

2018-09-11T11:14:31+00:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |