Christendom College

December 19, 2008

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Robert C. Rice Award Given to Student Joan Robinson

Senior Joan Robinson received the Robert C. Rice English Language and Literature Award on December 11 after defending her thesis before professors and peers. “While the award is typically given out at the end of the spring semester, the candidate singled out this year by the English faculty is graduating this semester, so we felt we should honor her in front of her peers and her major faculty, who are very proud of her,” Literature Professor Dr. Trey Stanford said. “Joan is…

Friend of the College Avery Cardinal Dulles Dies at 90

Great Catholic Theologian and friend of Christendom College Avery Cardinal Dulles died on Friday, December 12, 2008 at Fordham University in the Bronx. In 2003, Cardinal Dulles offered the Baccalaureate Mass in the Chapel of Christ the King and presided over the College's Commencement Exercises.  The College awarded the Cardinal an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters during the ceremony. "Treasure the fact that you have been given a Catholic education in which the truth of revelation was not severed from…

Students Peacefully Protest Planned Parenthood

Over 50 Christendom students prayerfully protested at the Planned Parenthood Abortuary in Washington, D.C. on November 15. The gathering was one in a series of weekly protests organized by the pro-life student group Shield of Roses. Students prayed three rosaries and the Divine Mercy Chaplet, concluding with the Litany of Saints and a hymn.  A few students from Catholic University of America joined their ranks as well. As students prayed on the lawn outside the abortuary, a few trained students…

Rev. Cessario: God is Inseparable From Education

“You are among the last young people who recognize that the love of learning and desire for God goes together,” Rev. Romanus Cessario, O.P. told students at lecture held on November 14.  “Now that is a remarkable gift. You must think of yourselves as inheritors of a long tradition. What you’ve got is not some pious Catholic thing.” Rev. Cessario is a professor at St. John’s Monastery in Boston and a fellow of the Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas.…

Fr. James Schall Tells Students How to Be Teachable

“Everyone knows of someone with a very high IQ who never did anything with it,” Fr. James Schall told the audience of a crowded Thomas Aquinas Lecture Hall on November 5. “He never achieved his potential, as they say—we may even suspect it of ourselves.” The Cincinatus League of Christendom College and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute sponsored Schall’s lecture, which was entitled “Docilitas: Its Importance for Liberal Education and Knowing What It Is” Schall, a Professor in the Department of Government…

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