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Washington Monthly Features Colleges Recommended in Newman Guide
8/29/2014
Washington Monthly recently released its rankings of four-year colleges and universities across the nation. This year’s 2014 college guide included many colleges and universities recommend in The Newman Guide.


Mount St. Mary’s Students Recount Impact of ‘Pilgrimage of Faith’ in Rome
7/24/2014
Led by Fr. Brian Nolan, the University chaplain and director of Campus Ministry, the group traveled through Rome and Assisi visiting important historical sites and "icons of the Catholic faith."


Book by Mount St. Mary’s Professors Wins Awards from Catholic Publishing Associations
7/18/2014
Where Justice and Mercy Meet was written and edited by Dr. Trudy Conway, professor of philosophy, and Dr. David McCarthy, professor of theology, in collaboration with Catholic Mobilizing Network’s Vicki Schieber.


Faithful Catholic Colleges Honored as ‘Colleges of Distinction’
7/10/2014
The recognized colleges have four areas of distinction: "engaged students," "great teaching," "a vibrant campus community," and "successful outcomes."


Mount St. Mary's U. Offers Array of Summer Programs for Freshmen
6/20/2014
One program focuses on helping students "transition from home to campus life" with an emphasis on academics and "living your faith."  Another gives students experience serving the poor.


Christendom Grad, Mount St. Mary’s Seminarian to Be Ordained Deacon
5/29/2014
Noah Morey grew up homeschooling in Seattle with his seven siblings—one of whom is a Benedictine priest and another of whom is a Discalced Carmelite nun.


FOCUS Granted Preliminary Injunction from HHS Mandate
4/25/2014
FOCUS, a non-profit Catholic organization which employs more than 400 people, is a campus-based outreach program that brings Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church to students at colleges and universities.


Bishop Rhoades to Deliver Mount St. Mary’s University Commencement Address
4/23/2014
Bishop Rhoades, who served as a professor and then rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary from 1995-2004, will address the University’s graduating class of 2014 on May 11.


Student-Athlete Retreat Inspires Faith at Mount St. Mary’s University
4/9/2014
More than 60 female student-athletes attended a retreat that aims to “help the athletes understand that God desires a relationship with them personally.”


Hospital Patient Accepts Mount St. Mary’s University Rugby Championship Trophy
4/3/2014
During the team’s trip to Jacksonville, Fl., for the regional National Small College Rugby Organization championship game, the team visited Wolfson Children’s Hospital to distribute t-shirts and rugby balls.


Mount St. Mary’s University Develops High School Student-Athletes this Summer
3/27/2014
Athletic camps for men’s and women’s soccer and basketball, and men’s lacrosse and baseball are planned.  Many of the camps are run by the Mount’s Division I coaching staff.


Mount St. Mary’s University Reappoints Dr. Powell as President
3/24/2014
“It is a distinct privilege to serve as President of Mount St. Mary’s University. I am humbled and grateful the Board of Trustees asked me to remain at the helm while the search for my successor continues.”


Mount St. Mary’s Univ. Students Participate in Spiritual Workout
2/28/2014
Forty-five members of the University community are reading the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John during the months of February, March and April.


VIDEO: Mount St. Mary’s Univ. Theologian on Being Disciple of Jesus
2/24/2014
Fr. Jim Donohue examines the Gospel of Mark’s insights into the path of discipleship in one of a series of videos entitled “Mount Minutes,” which showcase the University’s faculty on a variety of subjects.


Catholic Colleges to Have Major Presence at March for Life
1/21/2014
This year, thousands of students from Catholic colleges and universities across the United States will join the throngs of pro-life people attending the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, January 22.


Mount St. Mary's Nears Completion of Repairs to Lightning-Damaged Chapel
12/19/2013
Catholic Education Daily reported last July that the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception on campus caught fire after being struck by lightning.  


Vatican Conference Promotes Connection between Faith and Athletics
11/4/2013
Athletes ran along a 100 meter track set-up along the street in Rome leading to St. Peter’s Square while other athletes spoke to the crowd about the importance of sports in their lives.


Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk Teaches “Last Things” at Mount St. Mary’s University
10/28/2013
Attendees of the walk encounter martyrs, saints and others who have “come back from the dead” to share their stories. 


Division I Athletics and Faithful Catholic Identity at Mount St. Mary’s University
10/23/2013
"The role of athletics at a Catholic College or University is to help form saints, not win championships. That being said, the two are not mutually exclusive."


Mount St. Mary’s Students Organize, Staff Special Olympics Festival
10/18/2013
Mount St. Mary’s University will be hosting the 25th Annual Special Olympics’ Fall Sports Festival this weekend, according to the University.


Convinced and Converted: Msgr. Swetland’s Journey to Catholicism
9/23/2013
“Always be prepared to make a defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and reverence.” (1 Peter 3:15)


George Weigel to Speak on Religious Liberty at Mount St. Mary’s
9/12/2013
Catholic theologian Weigel will speak on “Religious Liberty in 21st Century America” as a part of the University’s celebration of Constitution Day (9/17).


Mount St. Mary’s Responds to Pope’s Call to Pray for Peace
9/5/2013
Mount St. Mary’s University is inviting all students, faculty, staff and those in the community to join in a day of prayer and fasting for world peace on the vigil of the birthday of Mary, Queen of Peace (9/7).


Calling All Catholic Athletes: Reflections of a Catholic College Graduate
9/4/2013
“Sport, as you well know, is an activity that involves more than the movement of the body; it demands use of intelligence and the disciplining of the will."


Mount St. Mary’s Alumni Tailor Film Company for Catholic Clients
8/30/2013
“We want to see Catholic media succeed in the digital landscape and give clients the creative voice they need to get their message heard.”


Theologian Warns of Parallel Catholic Universes
8/1/2013
Mount St. Mary's theology professor David Cloutier writes that moral theologians have “virtually no ecclesiastical oversight or guidance” from the Church.


"We Could've Lost the Whole Chapel"
7/23/2013
The Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at Mount St. Mary’s University suffered major damage after a lightning strike caused a fire in the bell tower.


Mount St. Mary's Opens New Visitors Center at Grotto Shine
6/10/2013
“We have a glorious national shrine on our campus and now we are blessed to welcome the hundreds of thousands who annually visit the Grotto,” said University President Thomas H. Powell.


Mount St. Mary’s Athletes Make the Team at Newman Society
5/14/2013
Two Mount St. Mary's award-winning athletes will begin working for The Cardinal Newman Society this summer.


Stalwart Catholic University Leader Announces Retirement
5/14/2013
Mount St. Mary's University President Thomas H. Powell made public today his decision to retire.  Dr. Powell will step down after the 2013-14 academic year.


Archbishop Lori to Address Mount St. Mary's University Graduates
4/25/2013
Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, recently announced that Baltimore Archbishop William Lori will deliver the University's 205th commencement address on May 12.


Catholic Colleges Tell Obama Administration: HHS Mandate Continues to Violate Religious Freedom
4/5/2013
"Despite assurances from the Administration to the contrary, this mandate would still insist that every employee at Catholic universities and colleges be enrolled in an insurance regiment that includes abortion causing drugs," said Monsignor Stuart Swetland.


Mount St. Mary's Named to President's Community Service Honor Roll
3/26/2013
For the second year in a row, Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, has been included in the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.


Highest Honor for Priests Bestowed on Mount St. Mary's Rector
3/6/2013
Mount St. Mary's University President Thomas H. Powell recently expressed the delight of the University community at the news of the elevation of Mount St. Mary's Seminary Rector Msgr. Steven P. Rohlfs, S.T.D. to the rank of Protonotary Apostolic.


‘Year of Faith’ Celebrated at Faithful Catholic Colleges
11/1/2012
Many Catholic colleges and universities are taking part in the “Year of Faith” proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, with spiritual and academic activities aimed at strengthening faith on campus, according to a new report published by The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).


Catholic Families Get Help with Exciting New Edition of The Newman Guide
10/23/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society today released the 2012-2013 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College with significant new features, as well as a new companion magazine for Catholic high school students and their parents titled My Future, My Faith.


Newman Guide Colleges Receive Top Marks for Curriculum
10/16/2012
Three colleges that appear in The Newman Guide for their fidelity to Catholic teaching were recently honored by the American Council of College Trustees and Alumni for the strength of their curriculum. Many others received high marks as well.


Colleges Rally Around Lawsuit Challenging Obamacare Mandate
10/15/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society has signed and helped organize Catholic college signers for a court brief in support of lawsuits filed against the Obama administration by Belmont Abbey College and Wheaton College.


Catholic Colleges Make the Grade with U.S. News & World Report
9/14/2012
The criteria used in most college rankings, like the ones newly released by U.S. News & World Report, don’t include some of the most important factors for Catholic families choosing a college.  These include quality of the core curriculum, study in authentic Catholic theology and philosophy, interdisciplinary study, ethical formation, morality of campus life, and more.


Gathering at Mount St. Mary’s to Help Catholic, Christian Therapists Treat Same-Sex Attraction
7/17/2012
Courage International is hosting a meeting for Catholic and Christian therapists this Saturday, July 21, during the group’s annual conference at Mount St. Mary’s College and Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland.


An Open Letter to President Obama from a Faithful Catholic College
3/13/2012
In a strongly-worded open letter to President Barack Obama, Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland voiced its protest of the federal government mandate requiring the provision of sterilization, contraception and abortion-inducing drugs in all health care plans as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.


Cardinal Newman Society & Mount St Mary’s University Partner to Promote Renewal of Catholic Campuses
6/27/2011


Seminarian at ‘The Mount’ Left Career in Pro Soccer
12/1/2008
Rector: he has all the external signs of making a good priest


Christendom Hires Student Life Director from “The Mount”
9/17/2008
Benedictine College hired Christendom's former Dean of Student Life.


Mount St. Mary’s University Welcomes FOCUS to Campus
9/11/2008
"to help people find a friendship with God"


Franciscan University Offers “St. John Bosco” Conference Renewing Religious Educators
8/5/2008
Msgr. Stuart Swetland, vice president for mission at Mount St. Mary's University . . .


Mount St. Mary's University to Celebrate Bicentennial
7/19/2007
14-Month Celebration to Kick-Off on August 22nd


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