Annunciation Celebration


The Rise of American Politics with Dr. Michael Breidenbach

Say Farewell to Fr. Rick



New Pursuit of Wisdom Course Rocks Role of Catholics in America’s Founding

April 11, 2024

The Pursuit of Wisdom series of free online courses returns with a new course, “The Rise of American Politics.” Uncover the vital role Catholics played in founding the United States and explore their dual loyalty to America and the Holy See.

“Textbooks rarely highlight the importance of Catholics in American history. It’s a joy to tell the fascinating story of how Catholics became American” —Dr. Breidenbach

Led by Dr. Breidenbach’s expertise and enthusiasm, the course explores the rich history of Catholics in America and their dedication to both religious and national identities.

Already enjoying the Pursuit of Wisdom? Find our latest course on your app now. If not, please sign up and join our faculty as they explore relevant and engaging topics, like Catholics in early America.


New Confession Time

April 11, 2024

There's a new confession time available!

Starting April 15th, there will be confessions in Fr. Rick's office beginning at 11:30 a.m. every Monday-Friday

Honor Cords Pick Up Information

April 11, 2024

Graduating with Academic Honors?
Cum Laude 3.60 – 3.749  
Magna Cum Laude 3.75 – 3.899  
Summa Cum Laude 3.90 – 4.0  

Cords will be ready for pick up during the following days and times in the Office of the Registrar, LIBRARY 161B
-Wednesday, May 1st: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
-Thursday, May 2nd: 7:00 a.m – 8:30 a.m. AND 1:00 p.m. – 5p.m.
-Friday, May 3rd: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
* If you are in the Honors Program, those cords will be given by Dr. Colman. Please reach out to him for additional information.

Self-Care Bingo!!

April 8, 2024

Self-Care Bingo is underway!! The end of the year is a busy and stressful time, so take time to take care of yourself and earn prizes while doing it!! Just fill in squares on the card by doing self-care activities, and you could win Beats Headphones, a Stanley, a giant snack box, and more!!

Contact Hannah Baalman at
to pick up your Self-Care Bingo card!


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