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November 30, 2010

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Christendom Professor Dr. Cuddeback to Deliver Lectures in Annandale, Va.

Dr. John Cuddeback, professor of philosophy at Christendom College, will deliver a two-part lecture series on November 30 and December 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Cuddeback's series is entitled "Wisdom of the Ancients: Natural Reason and the Pursuit of Truth." Cuddeback received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America in 1997. He writes and lectures on various topics including virtue, culture, natural law,…

Pianist Jacek Zganiacz to Give Recital at Christendom College

Pianist Jacek Zganiacz will give a recital at Christendom College on Saturday, December 11 at 8 p.m. in the St. Lawrence Commons.  As part of the college's Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Series, the performance will be in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Chopin. Zganiacz was born in Poland and, after studies at the prestigious Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, he came to America to continue his musical studies. He received a Master's Degree at the Julliard…

Christendom’s Admissions Office on the Road this Fall – Posts Record Numbers

[caption id="attachment_5700" align="alignright" width="334"] Associate Director of Admissions Michael Schmitt addresses students during a Senior Visit Day this Fall.[/caption] Even with the increase of ‘friendly competition’ from other solid Catholic colleges and universities, sometimes referred to as the “Newman [Guide] Colleges,” and although the future of the economy is still somewhat uncertain, the Christendom College Admissions Office continues to post record numbers. Total inquiries are up 25% from a year ago and a whopping 250% from two years ago; high…

College to Hold Record Number of Summer Programs in 2011

Christendom's Front Royal campus will be very busy during the summer of 2011. The college has plans to hold four one-week "Experience Christendom" Summer Programs, one one-week Latin Immersion Program, one six-week Graduate School Summer Program, two two-week Vita Consecrata Institute Programs, one one-day Summer Institute Conference, and three to four soccer camps for elementary and high school aged students. The four one-week "Experience Christendom" Summer Programs will be held for rising high school seniors from June 11-18, June 19-26, July 2-9, and July 10-17.…

Christendom to Celebrate Patronal Feast of Christ the King

On Sunday, the Feast of Christ the King, the entire Christendom College community will attend a beautiful Mass offered in Christ the King Chapel at 10am, and will then take part in a Eucharistic Procession around campus. During the Mass, the College community will make a consecration to the Immaculate and Sacred Hearts of Mary and Jesus. A festive champagne brunch will follow the Mass and procession.

Christendom Freshman Named USCAA Co-Player of the Week

This week, The United States Collegiate Athletic Association named Freshman Mary Barbale as the Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week. Barbale plays point guard for the Lady Crusaders. She averaged 22 points and 15.5 rebounds per game in a 1-1 week for Christendom College. She recorded double-doubles in both games including a 21-point, 20-rebound performance from the point guard position in a victory over Johnson Bible College. "The freshmen have brought a new energy and excitement to the lady Crusaders'…

Christendom Players Create Thrills and Chills with Agatha Christie’s Appointment With Death

The Christendom College Players filled the Skyline High School Auditorium with mystery, thrills, and laughter with their performance of Agatha Christie's Appointment With Death on November 12-14. Appointment With Death, tells the story of Drs. Theodore Gerard and Sarah King, who while holidaying in Jerusalem, encounter the strange Boynton family. The family head, Mrs. Boynton, is a sadistic and tyrannical mother who attracts the strong dislike of many people around her—including her family. When she is found dead, Gerard and King…

Alumni Use Christendom Education to Publish the Truth

[caption id="attachment_5719" align="alignleft" width="358"] Robyn Lee ('02)[/caption] Behind some of today's most popular Catholic or conservative publishers you may just find one of Christendom's alumni. Their education has equipped them to excel in this mass means of communication as a tool for spreading the Truth. Alumna Robyn Lee is the Managing Editor for the popular Faith & Family magazine and the Editorial Assistant for the widely distributed National Catholic Register. Lee graduated in 2002, majoring in philosophy with a minor in theology. "Faith…

Dr. Ray Guarendi Explains the Benefits of Being Catholic

"There is only one reason to be Catholic—not because you love father's homilies, not because they have great youth groups, not because the cutest girl in the world sits in that third pew—it's because it's true," clinical psychologist and radio personality Dr. Ray Guarendi told students at Christendom College on November 8. "If it's not true, get out of it. Go do what you want. But if it is true, it is everything." His talk, entitled "Why Be Catholic," exposed…

College Players to Perform Agatha Christie’s Appointment With Death

The Christendom College Players will present Agatha Christie's Appointment With Death, on November 12-14 at the Warren County Skyline High School Auditorium in Front Royal, Virginia. Appointment With Death tells the story of Dr. Theodore Gerard, who while holidaying in Jerusalem, overhears Raymond Boynton telling his sister: "You do see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?" The Boynton's mother is a sadistic tyrant who attracts the strong dislike of many people around her—including her family. When she is found…

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