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Christendom College Experiences The Passion of the Christ as a Community

On Ash Wednesday, Christendom College rented a local movie theater for a special screening of the much-talked about movie, "The Passion of the Christ." Over 275 members of the College community lined up in the cold to await entrance into the theater, including College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell. O'Donnell had already seen a pre-finalized version of the movie this past November, and was extremely impressed with director Mel Gibson's version of the the passion of Our Lord. Although the film…

Men’s Basketball Team to Go Mad in March

On February 16, the Christendom College Crusaders received an invitation to a national tournament, to be held in Auburn, Maine. The Men's Crusaders, along with seven other member teams from the United States Collegiate Athletic Association will travel to Maine on March 4, 5, and 6 for three days of "March Maine Madness." The team's tournament progress can be followed online at, men's division II and follow the links to the tournament page.

HW Crocker III Discusses Freedom in the Catholic Church

Author H.W. Crocker III delivered a lecture entitled "The Catholic Church: Defender of Freedom?" to an attentive audience at Christendom College on February 9. "Wherever one looks in the modern world, one finds massive confusion about the nature of freedom. For example, Catholics say you can smoke cigarettes, if you want to, that's your choice," began Crocker. "Secular liberals say, no, smoking is bad. On the other hand, secular liberals say, you can kill a baby if you want to,…

Christendom’s President Looks Back on 2003

I wanted to take this opportunity to inform all of our interested friends and donors about some of the many blessings and achievements experienced at our College throughout this past year. In the academic arena, Christendom was awarded full accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This is a major accomplishment and means Christendom has met rigorous academic standards and, importantly, did so without sacrificing or compromising our Catholic identity and mission. In May the College graduated its…