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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: , |

College Joins the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Opposing the Executive Order Banning Travel from Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

President James Dlugos of Saint Joseph’s College joined more than 80 Catholic college and university presidents, who were gathered in Washington, D.C. for the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) conference, in signing a statement opposing President Trump’s executive order to ban travel from seven muslim-majority countries. The January 29 ACCU statement reads, “As [...]

2018-09-11T11:18:08+00:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Catherine’s Legacy

Mission: Catherine’s Legacy By Michael Sanderl, EdD Vice President & Chief Sponsorship and Mission Integration Officer Being part of the Saint Joseph’s College community invites us to be informed and inspired by Catherine McAuley and our Mercy heritage and charism. The life and witness of Catherine are inspiring with regard to their historical context and [...]

2018-09-11T11:25:29+00:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Winter 2016-17|Tags: |

Holy Year of Mercy Pilgrimage

As the bus pulled up in front of Saint Peter’s Church in Portland, two Sisters of Mercy led a contingent from Saint Joseph’s College to mark the end of a year-long celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. In doing so, they tapped into their historic roots in the Diocese of Portland. Like pilgrims worldwide, [...]

2018-09-11T11:23:58+00:00November 15th, 2016|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |