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University of Mary Remembers the ‘Bloody Sunday’ Massacre 44 Years to the Day

A comprehensive perspective from a former British serviceman and students from Northern Ireland   BISMARCK, ND — “There’s many lost, but tell me who has won/The trench is dug within our hearts/And mothers, children, brothers, sisters torn apart,” are few of the angry words written by The Edge of the Dublin, Ireland, rock band U2 and famously portrayed in song by the group’s lead vocalist Bono during their War album’s opening track called “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” The Bloody Sunday mentioned in the track refers to the massacre in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, on January 30, 1972. British soldiers shot...

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Famed Christian Scholar is Featured Speaker at the University of Mary

BISMARCK, ND — One of the world’s leading scholars of the early Christian church and one of America’s most accomplished religious historians, Dr. Robert L. Wilken brings his topic of “Christianity and Religious Freedom” to the Christian Leadership Center at the University of Mary. His presentation, Thursday, February 18, at 8 p.m. in Butler Auditorium at the Gary Tharaldson School of Business on campus, is free and open to the public and preceded by a book signing with a coffee and dessert reception at 7:30 p.m. in the foyer. Wilken, a Catholic convert from Lutheranism and participant in the organization Evangelicals...

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University of Mary Students to Join a Million Faithful and March for Life in DC

  BISMARCK, ND — There’s a storm brewing in Washington D.C. Some are forecasting about a million anti-abortion protestors at the March For Life 2016 Rally on Friday, January 22, at 1 p.m., in Washington D.C. That would be a record number of attendees — that keeps getting larger every year — and figuratively speaking, could cause blowing and drifting pro-lifers along Constitution Avenue. Blowing into the nation’s capital from the west will be 60 pro-life pilgrims from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, along with hundreds more Catholic high school students from Shanley (Fargo), Minot Ryan (Minot), Trinity...

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Vocations Jamboree Gives Opportunity for Prayer, Fellowship and Discernment

For Vocations Jamboree 2017 with special guest George Weigel please visit for registration and details.    BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary is partnering with the Diocese of Bismarck, Annunciation Monastery, and Assumption Abbey to host the university’s inaugural Vocations Jamboree. Dozens of vocations directors and teams representing a broad range of religious orders and communities from across the country will gather on the main campus in Bismarck March 30-31, 2016, to pray together and witness to the joy and beauty of life consecrated to God’s call. Exhibits and display booths will showcase the distinctive charism, history, and mission...

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Start Off the New Year with the Chamber of Commerce Mixer

BISMARCK, ND –– The Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the New Year with an evening filled with fun, food, and fellowship. Join the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the University of Mary Butler Center on 505 South 7th Street in Bismarck from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, and fun. The event is free for Chamber members, so bring your friends and family and join us on Thursday. Please RSVP online at or call Amanda Schwieters at 701-223-5660....

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