Christendom College

October 30, 2004

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Study Abroad Participants Discover the Jewel in the Crown of Christendom

Christendom’s Summer Study Abroad program went to Ireland from July 26 to August 16. The Study Abroad Program offers three weeks of intensive study during which student-travelers achieve an integrated understanding of Catholic culture in the Catholic regions of Europe. Two courses totaling six semester hours of college credit are offered. The program begins with one week of introductory orientation lectures on Christendom’s campus in Front Royal, followed by two weeks of travel and immersion in the European Catholic culture.…

Catholic Apologist Patrick Madrid to Speak at Christendom

Renowned Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid will deliver a lecture entitled "Is Everything Up for Grabs? A Catholic Critique of Moral Relativism" on November 8 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. The lecture will begin at 6:30pm in the St. Lawrence Commons. Madrid is the editor of Envoy magazine, a Catholic journal of apologetics and evangelization, and the author or editor of ten books including, Pope Fiction, Any Friend of God's Is a Friend of Mine,…

College Celebrates Year of the Eucharist with Procession

On October 1, the Christendom community celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Eucharist with a candlelight Eucharistic procession and benediction. Led by chaplain Fr. O'Kielty, the procession began in the Chapel of Christ the King, stopped at the College's shrine to Our Lady of Fatima, and ended back in the Chapel. The community prayed an international rosary while processing, reciting the five decades of the sorrowful mysteries in English, French, German, Spanish, and Latin. At the beginning of…

Patrick Madrid Explains Moral Relativism to Christendom College

Renowned Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid delivered a lecture entitled "Is Everything Up for Grabs? A Catholic Critique of Moral Relativism" on November 8 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. Madrid is the editor of Envoy magazine, a Catholic journal of apologetics and evangelization, and the author or editor of ten books including, Pope Fiction, Any Friend of God's Is a Friend of Mine, Where Is That In the Bible?, Search and Rescue, Why Is That…

College Dedicates 40,000 sq. ft. Library

Christendom College began a new era in its twenty-seven year history with the opening of its new 40,000 sq. ft. St. John the Evangelist Library on October 9. A remarkable piece of classical Virginia architecture designed by O'Brien and Keane LLC to hold 150,000 volumes, the new St. John the Evangelist library will now serve as the academic center of the campus, and the embodiment of the College's commitment to the vision and nobility of Catholic education. The lower level…

Strickland Joins Fellow Weaver Scholars at College

Professor Edward Strickland (Classical and Early Christian Studies) was awarded the prestigious Richard M. Weaver Fellowship for 2004-2005. Over the past four decades a small number of Weaver Fellowships have been awarded annually to the most promising doctoral candidates and young professors selected by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute from a national competition. Christendom has one of the largest communities of former Weaver Fellows including Nancy Briggs, Kristin Burns, William and Amy Fahey, Christopher Manion, William Marshner, Robert Rice, and Trey…

Christendom College Hires Grundman as New Director of Development

Christendom College announces the hiring of Stephen P. Grundman as its Director of Development. A California native, Grundman graduated from Thomas Aquinas College in California in 1991 with a Bachelor's degree in liberal arts. He continued his education at The Catholic University of America, earning a Master of Arts degree in philosophy in 1995. In 1997, after teaching for two years, Grundman entered the world of Catholic non-profits, taking a position with the Legionaries of Christ in Bethesda, Maryland. While…

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