Gothic Cathedrals to Gourmet Kitchens

Having just returned from a week-long immersion into the Nobertine Midwest culture of Saint Norbert Abbey and College in De Pere, Wisconsin, many ideas and images are circulating in my head. A short stop in Chicago on the return trip to engage Archmere alumni living in the area in an informal reunion added to the […]

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25,000 Mornings

25,000 mornings… I heard in this recent tourism commercial that the average person lives 25,000 mornings. Of course, the commercial is advertising a vacation destination, but I hang on to the idea of 25,000 mornings and find the thought to be one for deeper reflection. I started to think, “How many mornings did I already? […]

“Tis the Month of Our Mother:” Celebrating Mary & Our Mothers

“’Tis the Month of Our Mother” is an older Catholic hymn sung often at this time of year when the Catholic Church traditionally has honored Mary during the month of May. The first lines of the song are: ’Tis the month of our Mother, The blessed and beautiful days, When our lips and our spirits, […]

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Junior Class Ring Mass

Tonight, Archmere Academy’s Junior Class received their class rings. Over the next 13 months, these rising seniors will make decisions that lead them to the next chapter of their lives. With the support of their families and the strong foundation of an Archmere education, I am confident their successes will exceed the desks and chairs […]

41st Honors Convocation

On Wednesday, we recognized students at Archmere who, throughout the course of the year, have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership at the 41st Honors Convocation ceremony, held in the Performing Arts Center. Below is my address to the students. At this 41st Honors Convocation, when we recognize academic excellence, achievement, and leadership, I would like […]