Christendom College

April 19, 2005

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Christendom College Elated over Election of Cardinal Ratzinger as New Pope

His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, while Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, served as the Chairman of the Honorary Dinner Committee for Christendom College's 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner, held on September 14, 2002, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia. In a December 4, 2001, letter to Dr. Timothy T. O'Donnell, President of Christendom College, then-Cardinal Ratzinger wrote, "I am well aware of the distinguished record of Christendom College over these past twenty-five years, and…

Marcus Grodi Tells Christendom Students of His Conversion

Former Presbyterian pastor Marcus Grodi recounted his conversion story, entitled "Quid Est Veritas?,"on April 12 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. Grodi, who serves as the Director of the Coming Home Network and host of the weekly EWTN program, The Journey Home, began his academic career by studying engineering at Case Western Reserve where he was involved in fraternity life and everything that goes along with it. But following his junior year, he had a…

Brownback and Groeschel to Join Christendom’s Largest Graduating Class for Commencement

Christendom College is pleased to announce that Reverend Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R. and Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) will be joining the 90 members of the Class of 2005 for commencement exercises over the weekend of May 13-15, 2005. Fr. Groeschel will offer the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 13, after which he will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate from College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell. Fr. Groeschel is loved around the world for his bold and powerful witness to the Gospel. For…

Christendom President Remembers Pope for Individual Attention

By Mary Frances McCarthy- Arlington Catholic Herald Staff Writer- (From the issue of 4/7/05) The first layman to receive both his licentiate and doctoral degrees in ascetical and mystical theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome, Consulter of the Pontifical Council for the Family and President of Christendom College in Front Royal Dr. Timothy O’Donnell has had more encounters with Pope John Paul II than most laymen. O’Donnell lived in Rome from 1978-80 while he…

Bush Assistant Towey Urges Christendom Students to Transform Society

Jim Towey, Assistant to President George W. Bush and Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, presented a talk entitled "Faith and Faith-Filled People in the Public Square" at Christendom College on April 4 as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. Prior to working with President Bush, Towey had served for 12 years as legal counsel to Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity. Due to his long career in public service and his work…

Marcus Grodi to Speak at Christendom College

Former Presbyterian pastor Marcus Grodi will deliver a lecture entitled "Helping Them Come Home"on April 12 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. The lecture will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Grodi serves as the Director of the Coming Home Network and is the host of the weekly EWTN program, The Journey Home. Brought up a Lutheran, Grodi spent nearly twenty years serving in some aspect of Protestant ministry, the first ten in youth ministry and…

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