Christendom College

November 26, 2003

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Christendom Launches New Planned Giving Site

Recently Christendom benefactors have become more interested in planned giving to the College, particularly in charitable gift annuities. In the past few years alone, Christendom has written more than $1 million in annuity contracts. This phenomenon is most welcome, as planned gifts are the means by which the College will increase its building endowment. The building endowment becomes more important with each passing year. As the ‘square foot space under roof’ on campus increases, Director of Operations Mike Foeckler, ‘85,…

O’Donnell Presented the Christ the King Award

The Christian Law Institute bestowed its Christ the King Award on Dr. Timothy T. O'Donnell, President of Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia. He received this prestigious award following his keynote address at the Institute's 28th Annual Christ the King Dinner held in the Cornhusker Hotel on November 22. The award was given to O'Donnell in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the cause of Christianization of civil society in America; his distinguished leadership of many years in Catholic higher…

Musical Sensation Tatiana to Perform at Christendom College

Tatiana, an international music sensation and former Croatian popstar, will perform "Emmanuel – The Story of Christmas" in Christendom College's St. Lawrence Commons on Thursday, December 4 at 8:00 p.m. Tatiana started her performing career when she was four years old. As a child she was involved with every Children's Festival and TV show that was produced in her native Croatia. Educated in music at the Croatian Music Conservatory and trained in acting at the Zagreb Youth Theater, Tatiana grew…

NDGS Professor Prokes Observes Pontifical Academy of Sciences Meeting

Sister M. Timothy Prokes, FSE, Professor of Theology at Christendom’s Notre Dame Graduate School, was invited to be an observer at the 400th Anniversary Meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, held November 7-11 at the newly restored Casina Pius IV, in the Vatican Gardens. Members of the Pontifical Academy are appointed by the Pope, and represent a variety of nations, disciplines, and beliefs. (Click HERE for full text of Pope John Paul II's address) Among the current 80 members,…

Christendom Choir Releases Christmas CD

Christendom College is known for its culture and traditions. And contained in that rich Catholic tradition is music, most especially liturgical music. In fact, traditional liturgical music and chant is a forte of the College’s choir and schola, as can be heard at each 10am Sunday Mass in the Chapel of Christ the King. Two years ago, the College’s choir recorded its first CD, comprised solely of liturgical music. Now, it announces the release of its first Christmas compact disc…

Christendom Players Bring Life to Our Town

The Christendom College Players performed Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Our Town. Giving four outstanding performances throughout November 14-16, the production was directed by student Michael Powell. Our Town is very simple, yet very profound. It follows the lives of two young people, and their relationship with each other, their families, and other townspeople. The play is ultimately about life, what comes after living, and how we should not take even the simple things in life for granted.

Christendom Revamps Faith & Reason Journal

Under the editorial competency of Christendom professor William Fahey, Faith & Reason - The Journal of Christendom College is currently enjoying new life and promise and it does so with the help of minor and major substantial changes to both its outward and inward appearance. A redesigned cover now bears the College’s seal. To a large degee, this cover marks a return to the journal’s original simplicity. Slight changes in fonts and layout accompany the new approach to design. It…

Teresa Wagner to Lecture on Future of Pro-Life Movement

The Political Science and Economics Department at Christendom College proudly presents Mrs. Teresa R. Wagner, Esq., "What's Next in the Pro-Life Movement" on Thursday, November 13, at 7:30pm in Christendom's Chester-Belloc Room located in the Regina Coeli Building. Mrs. Wagner is a former lobbyist with the National Right to Life Committee, and a former Legislative Analyst for the Family Research Council.

John Haas Explains Biotech Threats

"Medical science now treats man as veterinary medicine had dealt with lower animals. Contraceptive and reproductive techniques, some of which have been around for centuries, were never applied to human beings until our own day. Cats would be spayed, dogs neutered. Now we do it to human beings. Artificial insemination has long been standard in the breeding of cattle. We now do it to women. Human life in its coming into being is no longer considered human life and is…

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