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Wednesday, October 10
bishop and lorraine

Spirit, intellect intertwined, Sterritt tells group

At a well-attended breakfast gathering in the Pomerleau Alumni Center on Wednesday, October 10, Saint Michael’s College President Lorraine Sterritt told the Vermont Catholic Professionals -- a new group initiated by Burlington Diocese that held its kick-off quarterly networking meeting on campus -- about ways her Catholic faith has impacted her professional life in education.

Friday, October 05
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Nature shines on St. Francis Feast Day blessing

Aside from a few random barks, Hally and Rex the dogs with their owners appeared mostly serene and ready when Edmundite Fr. Michael Carter ’12 began his short and intimate “Blessing of the Animals” ceremony on the steps of the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel at about 6 p.m. Thursday evening in honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4.

Thursday, October 04
Palmer daughter and Lorraine

Posthumous induction honors 'true Michaelman'

An afternoon ceremony on August 9, 2018 in the Pomerleau Alumni Center Fireside Lounge honored the late Paul J Palmer ’56, P’80, P’94, GP’11 with his Posthumous Induction into the Society of Mont-Saint-Michel. In remarks at the ceremony, President Lorraine Sterritt said Paul Palmer’s induction was “in recognition of his incredible generosity to Saint Michael’s College.”

Wednesday, October 03
Mulhall speaks

Mulhall shares insights on Yeats, Irish America

Irish Ambassador to the United States Daniel Mulhall visited Saint Michael’s College on Monday, October 1, for an evening lecture at the McCarthy Recital Hall. His topic wasn’t world affairs, modern Irish-U.S. relations, or the daily ins and outs of diplomacy. Rather, he spoke about the Irish poet William Butler Yeats, Irish America, and Revolutionary Ireland.

Monday, September 24
corn eaters

Exhibit fills eyes, ears and mouths with maize

An installation at the McCarthy Arts Center Gallery had its interactive performance component on Saturday, September 22 in the form of a guided, meditational meal of corn-based products. Amanda Turner Pohan’s “Maize Meditation” opened at the gallery on September 6 and will remain on display through the beginning of October. The project is an interdisciplinary examination of the history, science, and sociology of corn.

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