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August 31, 2012

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Christendom College’s Marshner to Deliver Lecture Series in Fairfax, Va.

Christendom College Theology professor Dr. William Marshner will present a two-part lecture on C.S. Lewis' masterpiece, The Problem of Pain, on September 6 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Fairfax, Va.   Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, the talk will be held at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church. Marshner received his Master of Arts degree from the University of Dallas and an S.T.L. and S.T.D. from the John Paul II Institute.  In 1977, Marshner became a founding faculty member of…

Pope Benedict’s Theological Advisor to Join Christendom for 35th Anniversary Convocation

Rev. Wojciech Giertych, the Theologian of the Papal Household, will address the students and faculty at Christendom College on September 14, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. as part of the college's 35th Anniversary Academic Convocation Weekend. Rev. Giertych's address on the Polish historian Feliks Koneczy will follow a special dinner and ceremony in which the renowned theologian will receive an honorary doctorate from Christendom. As the Theologian of the Papal Household, Rev. Giertych serves as a private theological consultant to the…

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

Dr. John Cuddeback, professor of philosophy at Christendom College, will deliver a lecture on Thursday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Cuddeback’s lecture is entitled "Fasting & Feasting: Learning to Live the Catholic Tradition.” Dr. Cuddeback earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Christendom College, and received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America in 1997. He is a popular writer and lecturer on…

Christendom College Launches 36th Academic Year

Christendom College launched its 36th academic year on August 19 with a convocation and Mass celebrated by Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde. The college welcomed 123 new students to its Front Royal, Va., campus, making a total enrollment of 388 undergraduate students. During his homily, Bishop Loverde encouraged students to participate in the Church's primary mission of evangelization and to make the most of their time at Christendom. "As your bishop, your shepherd, your father in Christ, I urge you…

Christendom to Begin 35th Anniversary Year

Christendom College will begin its new academic year on August 21, 2012, welcoming 123 new students to its Front Royal, Va., campus, to make a total student enrollment of 389. According to the College's Admissions Office, it was one of the best recruiting years in recent history, beating its goals by almost 18%. "I think a lot of our hard work over the years is starting to finally pay off," says Admissions Director Tom McFadden. "In recent years, we have…

College Community Mourns the Loss of Pro-Life Leader Nellie Gray

The entire Christendom College community joins the global pro-life community in mourning the loss of Nellie Gray. The dynamic founder and leader of the March for Life in Washington, D.C., died this past weekend. Gray was a good friend to Christendom College, having selected its students to lead the annual March for Life four times in D.C.: 1984, 1998, 2009, and 2012. The College awarded its prestigious Pro Deo et Patria medal to Gray in 2004 for distinguished service to God and…

Christendom Welcomes John Paul the Great High School for Football Camp

Christendom College welcomes the football team of John Paul the Great High School in Dumfries, Va., for their pre-season training camp. The team is utilizing St. Benedict Residence Hall, the Student Center, Crusader Gymnasium, and Campion field—the home of Christendom’s annual East-West flag-football game. Their training camp has a spiritual dimension to it, featuring daily Mass and talks by Christendom College alumnus and Arlington Diocese priest, Fr. Bjorn Lundberg, who was recently assigned as chaplain to the high school. Go Wolves!

Christendom Graduate School Sends Graduates to Deliver Message of Hope

On August 4, the Christendom Graduate School held its 2012 Commencement Ceremonies awarding 17 Master of Arts in Theological Studies. Arlington Diocese priests Fr. Paul de Ladurantaye and Fr. Mark Pilon, both Graduate School professors, celebrated Mass before the ceremony.  Five students, Sr. Bernadette Caron, Sr. Huyen Do, Fr. David Gonzalez, Roland Millare, and Stephanie Pacheco, graduated with distinction for exceptional performance on the comprehensive exams. During the ceremony, each graduate received the academic hood, signifying their Masters degree, by…

Christendom College Announces Fall Open House

The Christendom College admissions office will host its annual Fall Open House & Family Visit Day for prospective students and their families on Monday, October 8 – Columbus Day – from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., on its Front Royal, Va., campus. "I am very excited about this coming year,” Associate Director of Admissions Zac Inman says. “We’re celebrating our 35th anniversary, and will have a lot of activities associated with this milestone anniversary. Additionally, we are beginning the new…

Students Rank Christendom Summer Program as Best Week of Their Lives

Christendom College attracted the largest number of high school students to its annual Experience Christendom Summer Programs this year, drawing a record number of students from around the country to its scenic campus in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. According to the college’s Admissions Office, the 181 participants represent a 15% increase over last year. “Not only did we break all prior years’ records, we even ended up with a pretty big waiting list,” says Admissions Director Tom McFadden.…

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