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Read More April 3, 2023 Author Craig Ford Challenges Audience to Explore Religious Identity Saint Mary’s College recently hosted a symposium featuring Dr. Craig Ford, a distinguished author, and professor, as well as an alumnus of the University of Notre Dame. The symposium was an enriching experience for our students and community as he touched on the importance of staying religious through the oppression and injustices prominent in today’s world. Read More October 26, 2022 Farmer Joins College’s Sustainable Farm As 160 chickens enjoyed their morning feed, Matthew Insley beamed with excitement while talking about the future of the Sustainable Farm at Saint Mary’s. The farm, unveiled in 2020, sits on a five-acre plot on the northern edge of campus, and growing toward is meeting its full potential with the arrival of its newest farmer. Read More February 7, 2022 In Search of a Just Society; Inspiration from Thomas Merton Each month, the Center for Spirituality co-hosts a webinar series with the International Thomas Merton Society (ITMS), an organization dedicated to the exploration of the scholar and theologian’s life and work through programming, research, and teaching. Read More August 5, 2021 Rev. Daniel P. Horan, OFM, Joins Saint Mary’s Rev. Daniel P. Horan, OFM, appointed new director of the Center for Spirituality Read More February 2, 2021 Spirituality, Ethics, and Healthcare The staff of the Center for Spirituality put together our Spring Endowed Lecture Series. Read More January 28, 2021 Embody Spotlight: Grace Verdun ‘24 As a sixth grader, Grace Verdun ‘24 caught her first taste of the beauty of Saint Mary’s College while playing violin at the wedding of her principal’s daughter in Holy Spirit Chapel in Le Mans Hall. She revisited that very chapel on her first day at Embody Theology Institute in the summer of 2019 as a rising high school senior. Read More January 26, 2021 Engaging Embody From A Distance Each year for the past five years, Embody has welcomed between 30 and 60 young women from around the country to campus for a week-long experience including theological lectures, prayer and worship, and community service opportunities—not to mention bonding time with their peers and college student mentors! For summer 2020, Embody welcomed the engagement of 23 high school girls from around the country who participated virtually. Read More September 23, 2020 A Year of Laudato Si' at Saint Mary’s On the anniversary of his encyclical, Pope Francis declared May of 2020–May 2021 “A Year of Laudato Si'.” Five years after his encyclical made a major contribution to the Church’s social tradition, this document is as relevant as ever.