Christendom College

March 29, 2006

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More Students Seek Christendom Education Than Ever Before

At this time of year Admissions Offices around the country begin tabulating the applications and the number of deposits received for the upcoming 2006-07 academic year. Christendom’s Director of Admissions Tom McFadden believes that the College will once again break all of its previous years’ Admissions records. “Every year we record increasing interest in the ‘way of life’ offered here at Christendom,” says McFadden. “The number of applications we receive has grown by anywhere from five to ten percent annually,…

EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo to Speak at Christendom College

Raymond Arroyo, an internationally recognized, award-winning journalist, will deliver a lecture entitled "The Big Way of Mother Angelica - Life Lessons of an Outspoken Contemplative Abbess" on April 3 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. The lecture will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Arroyo is seen each week in more than 100 million homes around the globe on his weekly international news magazine, "The World Over Live," shown on ETWN. Prior to his work on…

Catholic Convert Michael Baggot Finds Home at Christendom

Throughout its 29 year history, Christendom has always attracted not only some of the brightest young minds in America but also some of the most dedicated, committed, and orthodox Catholic youths available. And for all of those who attend the College, the prayer-centered culture of the campus, in union with the studying of theology, philosophy, and history greatly impacts the students’ desire to follow Christ’s call to holiness. But in the case of Christendom senior Michael Baggot, the impact has…

Christendom’s Graduate School Chosen by Bishop to Form Deacons

Christendom’s Notre Dame Graduate School has been selected by Bishop Paul Loverde of the Diocese of Arlington, VA, to provide theological formation for candidates to the diocese’s Permanent Diaconate Formation Program. Bishop Loverde announced last October in the Arlington Catholic Herald that he was reviving the Permanent Diaconate Formation Program and that NDGS would start theology classes for the candidates in January 2007. The candidates will be taking two courses per semester for four years. The deacon candidates will have their own…

Chesterton Scholar Visits Christendom

The English, History, and Classics departments joined forces to invite renowned Chesterton scholar Dale Ahlquist to speak at Christendom in February. Ahlquist is President of the American Chesterton Society and host of the EWTN series "G.K. Chesterton – The Apostle of Common Sense." He is also the father of Julian Ahlquist who is a junior at Christendom. A large crowd of both students and faculty gathered in the College's ChesterBelloc room to hear about "The book on Shakespeare that Chesterton…

Alumnus Gerard-Marie Anthony Writes First Book Explaining Keys to Sanctity

Entitled The Four Keys to Sanctity, the book tries to explain the reasons why so many people are unhappy with their lives and cannot understand their sufferings. This book, says Anthony, a 2002 raduate of Christendom College, will help them to understand and show them the way to grasp the keys to sanctity and happiness. “What makes this book unique is the fact that it gives simple practical goals for the spiritual life in a way which can inspire the…

Father Robert Sirico Explains Pope’s New Encyclical at Christendom College

Reverend Robert Sirico delivered a lecture entitled "What's Love Got To Do With It?" on March 6 at Christendom College as part of the College's Major Speakers Program. The focus of the lecture was Pope Benedict XVI's new encyclical Deus Caritas Est. Father Robert A. Sirico is co-founder and president of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, a non-profit, non-partisan, free-market educational organization. Since its inception in 1990, the Acton Institute has been on the forefront…

Christendom College Announces 8th 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 18 to June 30 and from July 10 to July 22. The program, now in its eighth 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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