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Encyclopedia > Alpha Delta Gamma
ΑΔΓ – Alpha Delta Gamma
Founded October 10, 1924 (1924-10-10) (age 82)
Loyola University, Chicago
Type Social
Scope National
Motto "Γνωοσθεντες εφ Φιλων"
Colors Red and Gold
Flower Red Carnation
Chapters 9 Chapters, 1 Colony
Founders Francis Patrick Canary
John Joseph Dwyer
William S. Hallisey
James Collins O'Brien, Jr.
Headquarters 946 Sanders Drive
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Homepage http://www.alphadeltagamma.org/

Alpha Delta Gamma National Fraternity (ΑΔΓ, also known as ADG or Alpha Delt) is a National Catholic Social Fraternity. It is a member organization of the North-American Interfraternity Conference and was founded at Loyola University, Chicago in 1924. The fraternity considers St. Ignatius Loyola as its patron. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 367 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (368 × 601 pixel, file size: 27 KB, MIME type: image/png) crest of alpha delta gamma. ... is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Loyola University is located in north Chicagos Rogers Park neighborhood. ... Binomial name L. The carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) is a flowering plant native to the Near East and has been cultivated for the last 2,000 years. ... The North-American Interfraternity Conference (or NIC), (formerly known as the National Interfraternity Conference) is an association of collegiate mens fraternities that was formally organized in 1910, although it began on November 27, 1909. ... Loyola University is located in north Chicagos Rogers Park neighborhood. ... Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ignatius of Loyola Saint Ignatius of Loyola, also known as Íñigo López de Loyola (December 24, 1491? – July 31, 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Roman Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope. ...

In 1924, while riding on the Chicago 'L' four students from Loyola University came up with an idea to create a new fraternity on their campus. This new fraternity would embrace the ideals of the Roman Catholic Church and the Society of Jesus. On October 10, Francis Patrick Canary, John Joseph Dwyer, William S. Hallisey and James Collins O'Brien, Jr. founded Alpha Delta Gamma. The fraternity's ideals are can often be summed up by the "Five S's": The L[1], variously, if perhaps incorrectly, styled L, El, EL, or L, is the rapid transit system that serves Chicago, Illinois in the United States. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic... Seal of the Society of Jesus. ...

  • Spiritual
  • Scholastic
  • Service
  • School Spirit
  • Social

To this day, Alpha Delta Gamma has remained a small fraternity. Most chapters are located in Catholic Universities, but there are no requirements on religion. Their members hail from all faiths, and there is no discrimination on any level.


List of active chapters

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List of alumni chapters

  • Windy City Alumni Association, Alpha Chapter
  • Gateway City Alumni Association, Beta Chapter
  • Crescent City Alumni Association, Epsilon Chapter
  • Foundtain City Alumni Association, Zeta Chapter
  • Fountain City Alumni Yahoo! Group
  • Capital City Alumni Association, Kappa Chapter
  • Far West Alumni Association, Lambda Chapter
  • Bluegrass Alumni Association, Xi Chapter
  • Tri-State Alumni Association, Rho Chapter
  • Sunshine State Alumni Association, Psi Chapter

Notable alumni

George Howard Brett (born May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, West Virginia) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Royals. ... Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. ... Edward Joseph Derwinski (b. ... U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) is a financial services holding company, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Theodore Edgar McCarrick (b. ... Walter Ong Father Walter Jackson Ong, Ph. ... Michael R. Quinlan is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago and became the chairman of the McDonalds Corporation. ... Babe Ruths number 3 was retired by the New York Yankees in 1948 George Herman Ruth, Jr. ... Carl Sandburg in 1955 Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, historian, novelist, balladeer, and folklorist. ... For the victim of Mt. ... For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... Patrick Wayne (born July 15, 1939, in Los Angeles, California), is an American entertainment personality. ... Harry Hunter Wendelstedt III (born June 22, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an umpire in Major League Baseball who has worked in the National League in 1998-1999 and throughout both major leagues since 2000. ... Phil Woolpert (December 15, 1915 - May 7, 1987) is an American college basketball coach. ...

External links

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