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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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University of Mary Receives $750,000 from The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation

BISMARCK, ND — The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation has gifted three-quarters of a million dollars to the Vision 2030 Capital Campaign at the University of Mary. “We are extremely grateful to the foundation and feel very blessed by their continued partnership and support,” remarked Monsignor James Shea, president of the University of Mary. “We are humbled that over the course of our relationship, the University of Mary has been the largest single recipient of gifts from the foundation. How providential and appropriate that the Leach Foundation, which has spent decades building community in our midst, is helping the University of...

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University of Mary Welcomes Minnesota Twins Caravan to Campus

BISMARCK, ND — The University of Mary is rolling out the red carpet for Minnesota Twins great Tony Oliva, players Trevor May and Tyler Duffy, “The Voice of the Minnesota Twins” Cory Provus, and T.C. Bear. Bring your whole family and friends for this free event to meet and greet the Twins Caravan Monday, January 18, 2016, at the McDowell Activity Center (MAC) on campus from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Spring training is just around the corner — so come and hear from current players and the legend himself – Tony O. Find out the...

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