Christendom College

March 12, 2002

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Deal Hudson Embraces Culture at Christendom

Deal W. Hudson, editor and publisher of Crisis magazine, presenting a lecture entitled "Conversion and Culture" at Christendom College on March 11, began by speaking of his own conversion from being a Southern Baptist minister to being a Roman Catholic. "One of the reasons I left the Southern Baptist denomination was its unwillingness to embrace history, culture, and works of the mind and the imagination. The Catholic Church does all of this." But, in spite of our rich Catholic history, Hudson finds…

Christendom College Celebrates NDGS Patronal Feast

His Excellency Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington, VA, joined the faculty, staff, and supporters of Christendom College and its Notre Dame Graduate School (NDGS) to celebrate the Patronal Feast of the graduate school on March 24, 2002. Reverend Robert A. Sirico, President of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, presented the keynote address at the gala event which was held at the Washington Golf and Country Club in Arlington, VA. Rev. Sirico received his Master…

Patrick Diemer, Christendom College Alumnus, Goes to Eternal Rest

On March 5, 2002, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Patrick Diemer, Class of 1983, died at Page County hospital in Luray, VA. Since mid-January, Pat had been hospitalized due to having suffered a series of strokes on January 14th. Although unable to communicate verbally, Pat was able to understand and communicate (physically) with his many visitors. Throughout the month and a half of hospitalization, his condition changed almost daily, sometimes improving but other times getting worse. On March 5, 2002, Pat's…

St. John the Evangelist Library Plans Arrive

After years of anticipation and planning, the architectural plans for the new 39,000-sq. ft. St. John the Evangelist library are now complete. On October 7, 2001, the College broke ground on this project, and this past February, construction crews began clearing the trees and brush to begin work on the structure. “Thanks to the work of the architect, O’Brien & Keane, the College’s library planning team, and the Board of Directors, the completion date of August 2003 is right on…

2002 Summer Programs Heating Up

For many colleges, summers are a time for the administration and faculty to wind down, regroup, and gear up for the fall semester. At Christendom, though, it's business as usual. This summer, Christendom will play host to a variety of educational programs: the Summer Music Colloquium, the very popular Summer Institute, the High School Summer College, and the Notre Dame Graduate School Summer Session. Christendom's 2002 High School Summer College is scheduled for July 7-19. Organized by Christendom's Admissions Office, this year's…

Christendom to Inaugurate “Semester in Rome” Program in Fall of 2002

Thirty Christendom College Juniors will have a new college address this fall. No longer will they study in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains or by the beautiful and winding Shenandoah River. Come September 19, 2002, half of Christendom’s Juniors will be studying just a few minutes from St. Peter’s on the Via Aurelia, a quiet and reflective spot surrounded by centuries-old trees and facing one of the oldest scenic parks of Rome. The students’ new residence will be…

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