Christendom College

March 28, 2008

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NDGS Initiates New Programs in Education and Culture

Christendom’s Notre Dame Graduate School (NDGS) is initiating two new programs this summer, one in Montessori catechesis and the other a series of humanities courses on Catholic culture. Both initiatives will hopefully develop into new concentrations for the MA degree. NDGS is working in conjunction with the Montessori Catechetical and Cultural Institute (MCCI) to provide courses and training in Montessori Catechesis. There will be four courses in the series, and NDGS plans to offer one each semester on a two-year…

Christendom Crusaders at the Top of Their Games

Christendom basketball teams, both men and women, have done very well this year, setting records along the way. The Lady Crusaders earned their first-ever win over a Division III opponent when they beat Wilson College in November 2007. Coach Nancy Bauer’s squad has also racked up other impressive victories against Northern Virginia Community College and Lancaster Bible College, another Division III opponent. The women’s team was led in the Fall semester by Rebecca Harris, who is in Rome this semester…

Christendom Press Continues to Publish Well-Received Works

Christendom Press continues to prosper, in large part owing to the many books written by Dr. Warren Carroll. Carroll’s books continue to sell well and can be found in numerous stores, from small local Catholic bookshops to Vatican bookshops. A Polish publisher, Wektory, has even sought permission to translate Carroll’s The Revolution Against Christendom into Polish. There continues to be large demand for his books, and the Press is committed to keeping all of his many volumes in print. This spring the…

Christendom Players Amaze Audience with The Winslow Boy

The Christendom Players performed The Winslow Boy on March 7-9 at the E. Wilson Morrison School auditorium. The Players received standing ovations for their rendition of this compelling and award-winning play by Terence Rattigan. Based on a true story, The Winslow Boy is set in 1912 England and deals with the expulsion of a 14 year-old student from a naval prep school for stealing.  Convinced of the child's innocence, the family hired the most famous attorney in England and brought the case…

Professor Dr. William Luckey to Lecture at Austrian Scholars Conference

Political Science Professor Dr. William Luckey will deliver a paper entitledStarting Over: The Rebuilding of Catholic Social Teaching on Economics at the Austrian Scholars Conference (ASC) on March 15. “The paper will critique the manner that papal social encyclicals on economic subjects are written,” Luckey said. “Catholic social teaching should be rebuilt by beginning with a good, thorough theological and philosophical view of man, and give general, helpful moral guidelines. This will also prevent them from being used for ideological purposes.”…

Pope Benedict XVI Greets Christendom College and Blesses Cornerstone

At Wednesday’s Papal audience on March 5, Pope Benedict XVI personally acknowledged Christendom College in his address and then blessed a marble cornerstone for the planned addition to Christendom’s Christ the King Chapel. Later that evening the College celebrated its thirtieth anniversary with a reception for its many friends in Rome. “I extend particular greetings to the visitors from Christendom College,” Pope Benedict XVI said at the close of his address. “May this Lenten season purify your hearts and renew…

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