Category Archives: Saint Anselm College

Three Voices from the Early Years of Saint Anselm College

Here are the remarks I gave yesterday at the convocation: We are pleased to mark the 125th of the college’s founding with this signature academic convocation. Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Friends, all are welcome. I would especially like to acknowledge … Continue reading

Posted in Monks, Saint Anselm College | Tagged | 2 Comments

Kimball Property

Here is an undated photo of the Kimball property, known as Maplewood Farm, just off Shirley Hill Road (now Saint Anselm Drive).  You can see Alumni Hall in the background.

Posted in Saint Anselm College | 1 Comment

Rev. Hugo Paff, O.S.B.

Here is a portrait of the first headmaster of Saint Anselm College, Father Hugo Paff, O.S.B.

Posted in Monks, Saint Anselm College | 1 Comment

Order of Saint Benedict of New Hampshire

On August 1, 1889, 125 years ago today, the New Hampshire state legislature established the Order of Saint Benedict of New Hampshire as a charitable corporation for the purposes of educating the young and establishing churches.  From its very beginning, … Continue reading

Posted in Monks, Saint Anselm College | 1 Comment

Abbot Mark’s remarks on the 125th anniversary

Abbot Mark Cooper, O.S.B. made the following remarks at a small ceremony outside Alumni Hall earlier today for the 125th founding of the college. Welcome to all as we offer thanks for all that has been, all that has made … Continue reading

Posted in Monks, Saint Anselm College | Leave a comment

Mass for the 125th Founding Anniversary

Abbot Mark Cooper, OSB, abbot of Saint Anselm’s and Chancellor of the College gave the following homily this morning at mass, in honor of the anniversary of the founding of the monastery and college on August 1, 1889. “If the … Continue reading

Posted in Monks, Saint Anselm College | Leave a comment