Christendom College

March 21, 2005

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Jim Towey to Speak at Christendom College on Faith in the Public Square

Assistant to President George W. Bush Jim Towey will deliver a lecture entitled "Faith and Faith-Filled People in the Public Square"on April 4 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. The lecture will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Along with his responsibilities as Assistant to the President, Towey also serves as the Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Previously, he had served for 12 years as legal counsel to Mother Teresa…

Rare Catholic Treasure Won By Christendom

Through the generosity of a number of donors, and the ingenuity of a number of faculty and staff, Christendom College was able to purchase a complete set of GK’s Weekly last semester. “There is nobody,” wrote GK Chesterton in 1924, “to say a single word for the family, or the true case for property, or a proper understanding of the religious peasantries, while the whole modern Press is full of every sort of sophistry to smooth the way of divorce,…

Alumnus Rohlena Following St. Thomas More in Law

Following graduation from Christendom in 2000, Mark Rohlena enrolled in the first class at Ave Maria School of Law. Three years later, he graduated from Ave Maria and moved to Colorado where he is currently an attorney at Colorado’s largest law firm, Holland and Hart, LLP. Although Ave Maria School of Law, having been open for only five years, is not yet fully accredited, its average LSAT scores make it the 25th ranked law school in the country. Its graduates…

Terri Schiavo May Die Because of Country’s “Short Attention Span” Virginia Students Discover Florida locals “sick and tired of hearing about the whole thing”

by Christendom College Junior John Jalsevac for LifeSiteNews.com On a chilly Friday March 11 at 9:30pm, I, along with twenty of my school-mates from Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, boarded a chartered bus to join twenty members of the Baltimore-based organization Defend Life. Our general destination was Tampa Florida; but this particular journey to the sunny state was no vacation. Our specific destination was Woodside Hospice, where Terri Schiavo is currently awaiting her court-ordered execution by starvation and dehydration,…

College Senior Spends Semester as Missionary in Jamaica

Christendom Senior Margaret Ginski wanted to do something exciting with her life. She wanted to get out of the country, visit new lands, and experience new cultures. Basically, she wanted to do something which would add a little thrill to her daily grind college life. What she did, though, was more than a thrill; it was an opportunity of a lifetime. After her junior year, Ginski decided to spend a semester in Jamaica, teaching high school to the locals. She…

High School Program Has Life-Changing Effects on Students

For the first time in its long history, Christendom College's High School Summer Program will only be open to rising high school seniors, not rising juniors as in the past. The Admissions Office had to make this change due to the increased amount of interest shown in the program over the past two years. During the two-week program, students will be given a taste of what life is like to be a student at an authentic Catholic college, being fully…

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