Christendom College

October 28, 2008

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College Mourns the Loss of Former Board Member Msgr. Michael Wrenn

The Christendom community was saddened to learn that former member of its board of directors, Monsignor Michael Wrenn, died over the weekend. Msgr. Michael Wrenn, born in 1936, received his B.A. in Philosophy from St. Joseph Seminary in Dunwoodie, NY, in 1957, his M.A. in Catechetical Theology from Manhattan College in 1970, his M.S. in Secondary Education Administration and Supervision from Fordham University in 1973, and his Doctorate in Humane Letters from Notre Dame Apostolic Catechetical Institute in Arlington, VA,…

Catholic Author Russell Shaw to Speak at Christendom College

Well-known Catholic author and journalist Russell Shaw will deliver a talk entitled “Secrecy vs. Communio in the Catholic Church” at Christendom College on Monday November 3, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. Shaw is author or coauthor of 20 books and a contributor to and/or editor of several others. His most recent book is Nothing To Hide: Secrecy, Communication, and Communion in the Catholic Church (Ignatius Press, 2008). Shaw has published thousands of magazine and newspaper articles, columns, and reviews in U.S. and foreign periodicals. He…

Dr. Timothy O’Donnell to Deliver Address in Northern Virginia

Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will deliver a lecture entitled “St. Paul’s Journey to Rome and the Persecutions” at St. Mary’s Lyceum, Alexandria, Virginia on October 21 at 7:30. Dr. Timothy T. O'Donnell is the President of Christendom College where he also teaches courses in history and theology. He received his early education at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles, California where he graduated with B.A. degrees in Philosophy and History. He continued there, achieving the M.A. in Church History.…

Pro-Life Educator Pauley Reveals Method for Changing the Culture

“There is something imbedded in the root of our culture that is missing out on the most important thing about life,” President and Co-Founder of Healing the Culture Camille Pauley said to the students and faculty of Christendom College in an address given on October 13. “And it is because of this that our culture is in dire straits.” Pauley enumerated and explained the “ten life principles” in her lively address. The principles logically proved that the unborn child is a person,…

Scripture Scholar Scott Hahn Examines the Conversion of St. Paul

On September 29, world-renowned Scripture scholar and Theology professor Dr. Scott Hahn launched Christendom College’s Major Speakers Program, delivering a lecture on “The Gospel According to St. Paul.” “In the last forty years, not Catholic, but Protestant biblical scholars are the ones who have caused us to revisit Paul and rethink many misunderstandings of Paul that are rooted in Luther’s own misreading,” Hahn began. His lecture focused both on Paul’s conversion and his understanding of Christ. Quoting scripture Hahn said,…

Christendom College Announces International Pauline Pilgrimage

In an effort to better celebrate the Year of St. Paul, Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will be leading a Pauline pilgrimage from March 2 - 13, 2009, traveling in the footsteps of St. Paul on his path to Rome by visiting Malta, Sicily, Naples, and Rome. Departing from Dulles Airport outside of Washington, DC, the pilgrims will land in what Dr. Warren Carroll refers to as, “the most Catholic country on earth”—Malta. After being shipwrecked on the island,…

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