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Benedictine Heritage Week Events

February 27, 2014

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Stained glass in the Abbey ChurchSaint Anselm College will be celebrating its Benedictine origins with Benedictine Heritage Week, March 16 to 22. These events are centered around the college's commemoration of the Feast of Saint Benedict on Fri., March 21.

This week provides students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to study the college's heritage and history.

Events will be celebratory and educational, including a beer making event, as well as a lecture by Dr. William Cahoy of St. John's University on Benedictine Wisdom and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.

Benedictine Heritage Week is sponsored by the Council on Being Catholic and Benedictine and co-sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry.

Learn more about our Benedictine tradition: What does being Benedictine mean?

Lenten Day of Reflection
Sun., March 16, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lady Chapel, Lower Abbey Church

Monastery Tours
Mon., March 17 and Thurs., March 20, 12:30 p.m.
Entrance of Abbey Church

"The Byzantine Chapel at the Abbey Church"
Tues., March 18, 12:30 p.m.
Talk by Fr. Patrick Sullivan, O.S.B. followed by Greek pastries and coffee from Kay's bakery in Manchester.
Lower Abbey Church

"Beer and Benedictines"
Wed., March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Talk by Fr. William Sullivan, O.S.B. Monastic beers and cheeses as well as homemade pretzels (made by Abbot Matthew) will be available for sampling.
Coffee Shop Pub

"Modern Reveries on the Chapel Mural Decorations of Saint Anselm College"
Thurs., March 20, 7 p.m.
RhondaLeigh Dauphinais '10 will discuss the Chapel Art murals. Dauphinais was a fine arts major with a concentration on art history. She wrote her senior thesis on the Chapel Art Center murals. She currently works at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Chapel Art Center

Mass, Feast of Saint Benedict
Friday, March 21, 10:30 a.m., modified schedule
Abbey Church

"Benedictine Wisdom and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition"
Fri., March 21, 3:30 p.m.
Lecture by Dr. William Cahoy of St. John's University, Collegeville, Minn.
Perini Lecture Hall, Goulet Science Center