Christendom College

April 24, 2003

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Christendom to Honor Santorum and Dulles at Commencement

Christendom College is pleased to announce that Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University, will celebrate the Baccalaureate Mass and deliver the homily at Christendom College on Friday, May 16, in the Chapel of Christ the King at 5:00 p.m. Cardinal Dulles will also receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the College during the Commencement Exercises that begin at 1:00 p.m. Additionally, United States Senator Rick Santorum…

O’Donnell Selected to Help Cause of Saint

Dr. Timothy T. O'Donnell, President of Christendom College, was recently appointed as a theological expert for the Cause of the Servant of God Frank Parater by Bishop Walter F. Sullivan, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. Bishop Sullivan has made public the canonization process for Francis Joseph Parater, a Catholic who grew up in the Church Hill neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia. Born in Richmond in 1897, Frank Parater died in 1920 while studying in Rome, Italy, to be a priest for…

Christendom College Makes Pilgrimage to Rome

From March 22 to March 30, members of the Christendom College community went on a lenten pilgrimage to Rome. Led by College President Timothy T. O'Donnell, the group stayed on the College's campus in Rome, the Domus Mariae Hotel, located just minutes from Vatican City. While there, the group was given the opportunity to meet and have a photograph taken with His Holiness Pope John Paul II. "He is truly a beautiful man, and holiness just radiates from him," said…

Kate O’Beirne Explains Why Politics Matters

"In 1988, our Holy Father issued his encyclical on the vocation and mission of the lay faithful. In it we were reminded that the vocation of the laity is personal sanctity. The mission of the laity is the sanctification of the world, and given the state of affairs in the world, the Pope told us ‘it is not permissible for anyone to remain idle. We are laborers in the vineyard who must work to transform the world.' We are all…

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