Christendom College

September 26, 2003

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Christendom College Alumni Write New Important Works

Graduates of Christendom College have many similar characteristics. Strong Catholic Faith, commitment to the Magisterium, pursuit of knowledge and wisdom, and the restoration of all things in Christ are but a few. Due to the rigorous academic liberal arts education they underwent, writing tends to come naturally as well. Recently, three Christendom graduates have authored and published important new books. John Cuddeback graduated from Christendom in 1989. He received his doctorate in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America and…

Pope John Paul II Appoints Christendom College Graduate School Professor William May to Congregation for the Clergy

On September 4, Pope John Paul II named Dr. William E. May, professor of Moral Theology at Christendom College's Notre Dame Graduate School, as one of 21 new consultors for the Vatican's Congregation for Clergy. Included in this number were two US bishops: Archbishop Daniel Buechlein of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Bishop Raymond Burke of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Also among the new consultors are priests of various orders, including the Priestly Fraternity of the St. Charles Borromeo Missionaries, the Opus Dei…

Shedding New Light on the Mysteries of the Rosary

by Timothy T. O'Donnell, S.T.D., KC*HS, President of Christendom College Our Holy Father Pope John Paul II has given us a great gift in proclaiming this year to be the Year of the Rosary. The rosary has always been the Pope's favorite prayer, after the Mass. His beautiful document, Rosarium Virginis Mariae, issued on October 16, 2002, the 24th anniversary of his pontificate, sets forth in a most profound way the Christological dimensions of this Marian prayer. The Holy Father…

Christendom’s O’Donnell to be Theological Judge of New Virginia Saints

Christendom College President Timothy T. O'Donnell has been appointed an expert in the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servants of God, Father Juan Bautista de Segura and Companions, the Spanish Jesuit Martyrs of Virginia. At the request of Father Russell E. Smith, Postulator for the Cause, O'Donnell will judge the work of the Historical Commission. Two of the eight men killed in 1571 by American Indians were Jesuit priests - Fathers Juan Bautista de Segura, Jesuit vice provincial…

Christendom College Offers Masses on Behalf of Spetember 11th Victims

On September 11, 2001, the entire Christendom College community, along with the rest of the world, was shocked and horrified by the terrorist attacks which took place in New York, Washington, DC, and in Pennsylvannia. Two years later, as the country continues to heal from these devastating attacks, Christendom offered two Masses for the victims and their families; one at 11:30am and the other at 4:45pm. Dr. Timothy O'Donnell, College President, also ordered all flags to be lowered to half…

Christendom College Says Novena in Honor of the Holy Father

In anticipation of Pope John Paul II's twenty-fifth anniversary as Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, the entire Christendom College community has made plans to say a novena for the health of the Pope beginning on October 7 (the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary) and ending on October 15 (the eve of the Pope's 25th Anniversary). "Our current Holy Father has been such a blessing for our Church and to the world as a whole," said Christendom…

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