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May 26, 2005

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Sen. Brownback and Fr. Groeschel Join Christendom College’s Largest Graduating Class

On May 14, 2005, Christendom College conferred 89 Bachelor of Arts and one Associate of Arts degrees on its graduating class of 2005. Joining the College for Commencement weekend were United States Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) and Fr. Benedict Groeschel. An internationally known author, lecturer, and EWTN personality, Fr. Benedict Groeschel concelebrated the Baccalaureate Mass on May 13 in the Chapel of Christ the King and delivered the homily. "Your parents got together their hard-earned dollars to get you to…

Benedict XVI’s Commitment to Faith and Reason in Universities

Timothy O'Donnell on New Pope's Mission in Academia (This is from www.zenit.org ) FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, MAY 16, 2005 (Zenit.org).- Our new Holy Father will continue the good work initiated by Pope John Paul II in his apostolic constitutions "Sapienta Christiana" and "Ex Corde Ecclesiae." So says Timothy O'Donnell, president of Christendom College, whose faculty members take an oath of fidelity to the magisterium every year. O'Donnell shared with ZENIT why he thinks that Pope Benedict XVI will carry on his predecessor's…

Christendom College Announces 16th Annual Summer Institute

Christendom College's annual Summer Institute will be held on Saturday, July 16, from 9:15am – 9:15pm, at its Front Royal, Virginia, campus. The one-day conference, entitled "The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Life and Mission of the Church," will feature Christendom College faculty and guest speakers Fr. Mitch Pacwa and Fr. Benedict Groeschel. Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J., will deliver the conference's keynote address on the Bread of Life discourse as found in the Gospel of St. John. Fr. Pacwa…

Christendom’s Schwartz Writes New Book on English Catholic Convert Writers

Christendom College History Professor, Dr. Adam Schwartz, recently wrote The Third Spring: G.K. Chesterton, Graham Greene, Christopher Dawson, and David Jones which was published by The Catholic University of America Press. For most of modern history, Roman Catholics in Britain were a "rejected minority," facing hostility and estrangement from a culture increasingly at odds with traditional Christianity. Yet British Catholicism underwent a remarkable intellectual and literary renewal, especially in the twentieth century, drawing a disproportionate number of the age's leading minds into…

Christendom College Announces 7th Annual High School Summer Program

Christendom College's annual two-week summer program for high school students will be held on its Front Royal, Virginia, campus in two different sessions from June 19 to July 1 and from July 10 to July 22. The program, now in its seventh year, gives rising high school seniors the opportunity to experience life as a student at an authentically Catholic college, where they will be fully immersed into a fully Catholic atmosphere where fun, friendship, culture, and academics are seamlessly…

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