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Robbie Burns Day

Posted on Feb 15, 2017
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This poet who crafted the speech of the common man, the man of the soil, the farmer, to the profoundest poetic expression is honored with a feast every year at the Academy, following the tradition of Scots all over the world. We Highlanders are Celtic by adoption and it is fitting that we should celebrate . . . Read more

A Banquet in Honor of the Immaculate Conception – 2016

Posted on Dec 19, 2016
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The boys of St. Gregory’s celebrated the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception with a day of feasting. It was the second of four banquets they hold every year, and which are central to the spirit of their school. The Academy is a family and the domestic meal is the expression of community—it is a . . . Read more

Sudden Inspiration: A Letter from a Friend

Posted on Dec 6, 2016
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In the rush of running a lively boarding school for boys, it is easy to lose sight of the impact that our work brings to individuals and thereby to the world. When one lives every day with singing jugglers, monastic culture, an ongoing conversation about the highest things, and the constant support of friendship and . . . Read more

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