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Don’t miss these upcoming events at Chesterton Academy:

UNCONVENTIONAL – A Hilarious New Play by Dale Ahlquist, Presented by the Sophomores of Chesterton Academy
November 16, 17, 18 –  more information and tickets

ADVENT CONCERT – The Choirs of Chesterton Academy, Directed by Nicholas Chalmers and Christopher Ganza
Friday, December 1 – 7:00PM

Latest News and Events

Join Us For the Chesterton Gala 2018, Our Annual Evening of Music and Merriment!

Join us for the Chesterton Gala on Friday, January 12, our annual evening of music & merriment to benefit the students of Chesterton Academy.

Tickets for the Hilarious Sophomore Play Now On Sale!

Don’t miss the world premiere of Dale Ahlquist’s latest comedy, Unconventional! If you’ve ever wondered what really goes on at a brass bell convention — or if you’ve never given it a thought — it’s time you attend one.

President of Catholic Answers to Deliver Cultura Vitae Lecture

Join us for a special evening with Christopher Check who will speak on Our Lady of Guadalupe and the conquest of darkness. This event is free but registration is required.

Chesterton Academy Celebrates Launch of New St. Paul Campus

Chesterton Academy marked its 2017-18 academic year with the opening of a second Twin Cities campus serving families in the east metro. The new campus is located at Church of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Paul. We opened the St. Paul campus with 19 high school students in grades 9 and 11. Our first Mass … Read More 

Viva Italia! A Picnic With Our Italian Friends

Chesterton Academy families gathered on July 8th, 2017 with others from across the Twin Cities for a picnic to celebrate the visit of five Italian Chestertonians, including Mr. Marco Sermarini, the President of the Italian Chesterton Society and the co-founder of Chesterton Academy’s sister school, Scuola Libera Chesterton. In 2008, both Chesterton Academy of the … Read More 

Don’t Miss Our Alumni Play – Tickets On Sale Now!

Join us for “The Importance of Being Earnest,” our very first summer production put on by Chesterton Academy alumni, faculty and friends. Oscar Wilde’s most popular play was acclaimed by critics and devotees alike as the high point of his career. Performances are August 11 and 12 at 6:30 PM at Chesterton Academy. Tickets are … Read More 

Spring Concert with the Choirs of Chesterton Academy

Please join the Choirs of Chesterton Academy for a beautiful evening of sacred music on Friday, May 5 at 7PM at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church located at 1938 Stanford Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105 (click here for directions and parking information). The Choirs are directed by Nicholas Chalmers and Christopher Ganza. The Spring … Read More 

Shakespeare’s Hilarious Taming of the Shrew – Tickets Now on Sale

There is one adventure that requires more daring, more fortitude, and more quick-thinking than any other. Marriage, of course! The Seniors of Chesterton Academy will present Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Laura Ahlquist. Tickets are just $5 and only $3 for the Saturday matinee. Click on the links below to purchase tickets. Thursday, … Read More 

Popular Catholic Author and Speaker, Joseph Pearce, to Deliver 2017 Cultura Vitae Lecture

Note: This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please scroll down to reserve your seats today. From Living a Culture of Death to  Embracing a Culture of Life Joseph Pearce Prolific and Acclaimed Catholic Author Saturday, May 13th | Doors open at 6:30 PM, Lecture at 7:00 PM Church of the Blessed … Read More 

Chesterton Academy Announces Launch of East Metro Campus

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chesterton Academy Announces Campus Expansion Grass-roots movement of parents results in first additional campus serving families in the Twin Cities’ East Metro MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (February 2, 2017 – Feast of the Presentation of the Lord) – Chesterton Academy, a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school located in Edina, Minnesota, announced … Read More 

Purchase Tickets for the World Premiere of Dale Ahlquist’s Latest Play, The Fiery Love of God

In the late 15th century, a noblewoman in the midst of great wealth, great poverty, family rivalries, and a devastating plague, meets Christ face-to-face. The highlight of her fascinating story is the vision she was granted of Purgatory. The juniors of Chesterton Academy will present The Fiery Love of God, a new play by Dale Ahlquist, … Read More 

Join Us for the 2017 Chesterton Gala, Our Annual Evening of Music and Merriment!

Thank you to all who made this year’s Gala such a tremendous success! Enjoy the memories — view photos online! Photobooth Shots | Chesterton Gala 2017 Photos Tickets Now on Sale for Our Annual Evening of Music & Merriment to Benefit the Students of Chesterton Academy! This year’s exciting event will take place Friday, January 27th at the beautiful Hilton … Read More 

Tickets Now on Sale for Backstage, A Hilarious New Play Presented by the Sophomores of Chesterton Academy

Purchase tickets today for the world premiere of Backstage, a hilarous play by Adrian Ahlquist (Class of 2015), presented by the Sophomores of Chesterton Academy! Purchase Tickets Online Today Thursday, Nov. 17 (Cast A) – 6:30 pm Friday, Nov. 18 (Cast B) – 6:30 pm Saturday MATINEE , Nov. 19 (Cast A) – 2:00 pm Saturday, Nov. 19 (Cast … Read More 

People in Pictures Now Live!

Our own Ann Balster, Class of 2013, has launched a special new initiative called People in Pictures featuring testimonies from our Chesterton Academy community – parents, students, alumni, faculty, and friends. New testimonies will be added every week. Check back often and please share with others!

Sign Up Today for Summer Camps at Chesterton Academy

Join us this summer for a Summer Camp at Chesterton Academy! Camps include annual favorites Camp Goretti, Camp Frassati, basketball camps, and our first-ever Miami Hoops Basketball Camp! Click on the links below to register today or click here to view all summer camps. CAMP GORETTI – A GIRLS summer camp featuring daily virtue lessons, crafts, games, … Read More 

Tickets Now on Sale for the Senior Class Production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Relive the memories! Purchase a DVD of the play today for just $10! Join us for a lively and delightful rendition of Shakespeare’s comedy, Twelfth Night! The play is presented by the Seniors of Chesterton Academy and directed by Laura Ahlquist. Tickets are just $5 for evening shows and $3 for the Saturday matinee. All … Read More 

Nationally Acclaimed Speaker Dr. Ray Guarendi to Deliver 2016 Cultura Vitae Lecture

Back to the Family Dr. Ray Guarendi, clinical psychologist, author, and national radio and television host Thursday, March 10th – 6:30PM Chesterton Academy Light refreshments will be served  In his presentation entitled Back to the Family, popular speaker “Dr. Ray” will present the results of a three-year, national study on strong families. He will reveal those … Read More 

Tickets on Sale Now for the World Premiere of "The Canticle of the Sun" – a play about the life of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi

Join us for the world premiere of The Canticle of the Sun: A Play About the Life of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, ” presented by the Juniors of Chesterton Academy. The play was written by Chesterton Academy Junior, Jonah Niemann, and Dale Ahlquist and is directed by Laura Ahlquist. This production is … Read More