Christendom College

October 29, 2003

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John Haas to Discuss Biotech Threats to Humanity

Dr. John M. Haas will deliver a talk entitled "Catholic Morality in a Brave New World: Biotech Threats to the Human Person" at 6:30pm in the St. Lawrence Commons on Christendom College's Front Royal, Virginia campus on November 10. Haas is the President of The National Catholic Bioethics Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The Center was established in 1972 to apply the teachings of the Catholic Church to ethical issues arising from developments in medicine, the life sciences and civil law.…

ISI Chooses Christendom as the Right College

In the newly revised 2004 college guide, Choosing the Right College, composed by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and published by ISI Books, Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, is once again listed among the top 125 colleges in the US. According to William J. Bennett, former Secretary of Education and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Reagan, and Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President George H. Bush, "ISI's guide to Choosing the…

College to Sponsor Fifth Annual Sacred Art Exhibit

The Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Program, under the direction of Dr. Kurt Poterack, is sponsoring Christendom College's Fifth Annual Sacred Art Exhibit, from October 27-November 2, 2003, in the Chapel Crypt on Christendom's Front Royal, Virginia campus. The exhibit features works of art created by over fourteen artists from the Washington Metro area and beyond. Many of the beautiful works of art on display will be available for purchase at the conclusion of the exhibit. Exhibit times are Monday-Friday…

William Luckey to Speak at NDGS Theological Happy Hour

The Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College (NDGS) will host its popular Theological Happy Hour on November 15, 2003, at its campus in Alexandria, Virginia. Dr. William R. Luckey, Chairman of the Department of Political Science and Economics at Christendom College, will deliver a talk entitled, "Pope John Paul II: On the Cutting Edge of Catholic Social Teachings in Economics." William Luckey was born in the south Bronx, and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens. He received his BA from…

Fr. Koterski Connects Divine Comedy to Summa Theologiae

On October 6, Fr. Joseph Koterski, S.J. delivered the first of Christendom College's 2003-04 Major Speakers Program lectures. The title of his lecture was "Learning from Aquinas: Dante on Free Choice of the Will." Reverend Joseph W. Koterski, S.J., is Chair of the Philosophy Department at Fordham University, where he has taught since shortly after his priestly ordination in 1992. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Philosophical Quarterly and as Chaplain and Tutor in Queen's Court Residential College…

Entire College Community Goes on Pilgrimage

To celebrate the Year of the Rosary, the entire Christendom College community made a pilgrimage to the National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes and the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, both in Emmitsburg, Maryland, on October 2. The more than 350 pilgrims ventured to Emmitsburg from Front Royal on 5 chartered buses, College vans, and individual vehicles. Because the pilgrimage was focused on the Rosary, the pilgrims prayed all four sets of mysteries of the Rosary.…

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