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September 30, 2011

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College Mourns the Loss of Former Food Service Director George Carter

SFC George Robert "Sarge" Carter, USA RET, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, after losing a long battle with cancer. A prayer service with Rosary will be held on Friday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Dellinger's Funeral Home in Woodstock, Va., followed by Family Visitation from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 1 at 1:00 p.m. at St. John Bosco Catholic Church followed by full Military Honors. Sarge…

College Joins Cardinal Newman Society in Fight Against Immoral Mandatory Health Coverage

Christendom College, known throughout the world for its faithful adherence to the teachings of the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church, joined seventeen other Catholic colleges and universities and The Cardinal Newman Society in an appeal to the Obama administration to exempt all religious objectors from a mandate requiring health insurance plans to cover sterilization and contraceptives—both of which are contrary to Catholic Church teaching. "It is very troubling that our government, which claims to believe in freedom and tolerance,…

Theology Professor Dr. Marshner to Deliver Lectures in Annandale, Va.

Christendom College Theology Professor Dr. William Marshner will deliver a lecture series on September 29 and October 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Marshner's series is entitled The Roots of Modernism. Marshner, an eminent Thomistic theologian and ethicist, is a founding professor at Christendom College. He pursued his undergraduate studies at Gettysburg College majoring in Greek. While pursuing a degree at the Yale graduate school, he studied Hebrew,…

Msgr. Wadsworth Explains the New Roman Missal

Theologian Msgr. Andrew R. Wadsworth delivered a talk, entitled The Making of the Missal, to the students and faculty of Christendom College on September 19. Msgr. Wadsworth, the Executive Director of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL), examined the role of the Commission in producing the new translation of the missal of the Roman Rite. At ICEL, Msgr. Wadsworth has worked to prepare the English translations of Latin liturgical books and texts in accord with the directives of…

Watch Rome Program Director John Noronha on EWTN

Christendom College's Rome Program Director John Noronha, along with his wife, Ashley, recently filmed a segment for EWTN called, "Art & Faith." The show will air September 23 and 24. The show will demonstrate how art and faith come together in no other place like Rome. The subject chosen for the first episode is Caravaggio, an Italian artist active in Rome during the late 1500's and early 1600's. This episode will seek to explain the idea of grace, faith, and art…

Christendom College Admissions Website Ranked Top in the Nation

Christendom College's Admissions Office website is among the most highly rated in the country, scoring in the top 100 of all sites rated. The site was recognized in the 13th annual My College Options® Enrollment Power Index® (EPI), an analysis of the admissions websites of nearly 3,000 colleges and universities. "We are proud to have our admissions website recognized by My College Options as one of the leading sites in the nation," said Admissions Director Tom McFadden. "We developed our…

College to Host Family Visit Day

The Christendom College admissions office will host a special Family Visit Day for prospective students and their families on Monday, October 10–Columbus Day–from 9am-2pm, on its Front Royal, Va., campus. After a welcome by the admissions office staff, students will be given the opportunity to take a tour of campus, and then attend classes, taught by Christendom's own faculty. Following classes, visitors will join the rest of the College community at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in the Chapel…

Christendom Professor Dr. Cuddeback to Deliver Lecture at Vineyard

Dr. John Cuddeback, professor of philosophy at Christendom College, will deliver a lecture on Saturday, September 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Three Fox Vineyards in Delaplane, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Cuddeback's lecture is entitled "Living Catholic: Restoring Catholic Culture in a Post-Christian World." The lecture will take place during the annual San Genarro Festivities at Three Fox Vineyards, featuring wine tasting, Italian fare, and a festal procession with Fr. Bill Korpi. Dr. Cuddeback received a Ph.D.…

Graduate School Professor Matava Delivers Papers at Scholarly Conferences

Dr. R.J. Matava, a new full-time professor at the Christendom Graduate School, attended four conferences this year and presented papers at two of them. “I was excited to have the opportunity to meet other people in the field and also to receive feedback on my research,” Matava said. “I’ve learned that sometimes the most valuable part of a conference is the coffee break. There you have the opportunity to meet other scholars who, in a matter of minutes, can open…

College to Host Second Annual Golf Tournament

[caption id="attachment_5354" align="alignleft" width="350"] Last year's winning foursome.[/caption] Christendom College will hold the 2nd Annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, October 7, 2011 at the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club in Front Royal, Va. Kicking-off the College’s annual Homecoming Weekend, the tournament will raise funds for Christendom’s Scholar-Athlete Scholarship. Ranked as the 3rd best golf course in Virginia, Blue Ridge Shadows will provide participants with a wonderful chance to enjoy the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley,…

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