Christendom College

November 20, 2001

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Christendom Comes Alive with the Sound of Music

Presenting four performances over the weekend of November 9-11, 2001, The Christendom Players, under the direction of Mike Powell, a Christendom junior, performed an exceptional rendition of Rogers and Hammerstein's musical, "The Sound of Music," in Christendom College's St. Lawrence Commons in Front Royal, Virginia. Christendom junior Linda Antunes, from Eastford, CT, gave a stellar performance in her role as Maria Rainer (later to become Maria von Trapp). Joining Antunes in leading roles were Christopher Lane as Captain von Trapp,…

Tolkien Finds Fellowship at Christendom

Before an audience of over 350 Tolkien enthusiasts, Joseph Pearce, noted English author, lecturer, and Catholic convert, presented a lecture on "Tolkien as a Catholic" at Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, on November 5, 2001. John Ronald Reuel (J.R.R.) Tolkien was born in South Africa in 1892 and died in 1973. In addition to authoring a world's best-seller, The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien wrote The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and other poems, stories, and myths. For many, The Lord…

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