May 10th, 2019
Mount Royal Academy cordially invites you to join us on May 10th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. for a fabulous presentation by Dr. Anthony M. Esolen on "7 Ways Catholic Schools Build up the Humanity of Students." The event will be held in the St. Joseph Center on our school's campus.
This will be a celebration of our school's silver jubilee. We invite all current and former families, former faculty, and friends of Mount Royal Academy to attend.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online.
Dr. Anthony M. Esolen is a writer, social commentator, translator of classical poetry, and professor of English Renaissance and Classical Literature at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts. Notably, he is a celebrated translator of Dante's Divine Comedy, and the author of several renowned books, including Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture; Nostalgia: Going Home in a Homeless World; Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child; Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child and Ironies of Faith: The Laughter at the Heart of Christian Literature.
Here is the tentative schedule:
5:30 Doors open and silent auction begins
6:00-7:00 Cocktail hour featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres
6:50 Sacred Choir performances
7:00 Founding family speaker
7:10 Alumni speaker
7:20 Introduction of Dr. Anthony Esolen
7:30 "7 Ways Catholic Schools Build Up the Humanity of Students," Dr. Anthony Esolen
8:05 Concluding remarks