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April 21, 2009

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Fr. Robert Barron Proposes a New Form of Dialogue for Church and American Culture

"All my life I've heard spirited advocacy for the dialogue between the Church and the wider culture, but this call has come, almost exclusively, from the Church and not from the culture," Fr. Robert Barron said in his talk entitled "From Correlation to Assimilation: A New Model for the Church-Culture Dialogue" given to the students and faculty of Christendom College on April 20. "It is this one-way quality of the conversation that is, I submit to you, problematic." Fr. Robert…

Christendom College Mourns the Loss of Dr. Thomas Dillon

Dr. Thomas Dillon, the president of Thomas Aquinas College, died yesterday, April 15, in a car accident in Ireland. He was attending a conference for the International Council of Universities of St. Thomas Aquinas in Limerick. Dillon's wife, Terri, was slightly injured in the accident and remains in the hospital. Dillon, president of the Catholic college for 18 years, oversaw extensive growth at the college, including a chapel that was dedicated March 7. Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity…

Acclaimed Theologian Fr. Robert Barron to Speak at College

Celebrated speaker on the spiritual life Fr. Robert Barron will deliver a lecture entitled Dialogue between Church and Culture: Moving from Accommodation to Assimilation at Christendom College on Monday, April 20, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. Fr. Barron, a prominent theologian and podcasting priest, is one of the world's great and most innovative teachers of Catholicism. His global media ministry called Word on Fire has a simple but revolutionary mission—to evangelize the culture. He is the Francis Cardinal George Chair of…

Players Amaze Audiences with The Woman in White

The Christendom College Players had the audience in awe as they brought forth laughter, tears, and even goosebumps as they showcased a high calibre of dramatic talent in their production of The Woman in White performed April 3-5. Based on the popular novel by Wilkie Collins, the play was directed by Christendom Alumnus Michael Powell and English Professor Dr. Patrick Keats—a team proving to be a dramatic force in the Northern Virginia drama scene. The Woman in White tells the…

Acclaimed Author Patrick Deneen Questions the Roots of Conservative Movement

"It turns out that the conservatives were the opponents to the Constitution and the liberals were the authors of the Constitution," Georgetown Associate Professor of Government Dr. Patrick Deneen said in a lecture entitled Men of Great Faith: The Democratic Vision of the Anti-Federalists delivered on March 26 at Christendom College. "Conservatives have become known as ardent defenders of the Constitution and associate themselves with the framers of the Constitution... So what does it mean to revitalize our conservative knowledge…

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