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March 27, 2013

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College Launches New Summer Program in Ireland

[caption id="attachment_3278" align="alignright" width="350"] Ards Friary, Co. Donegal, Ireland[/caption] This summer, Christendom College is launching the St. Columcille Institute, an annual program in Ireland featuring classes in Catholic theology, history, and literature. Held from July 19 to August 11, 2013, the Institute aims to strengthen the faith and deepen the understanding of young Catholic leaders in Europe and America. The three-week program will be at Ards Friary in County Donegal, a spectacular part of the northwest of Ireland where local…

Christendom Crusaders Defeat George Mason Patriots in Rugby

The Christendom College Crusaders rugby team is now 3-0 after their win over George Mason on Saturday. George Mason, who at one time played Division I rugby, played hard but in the end, came up short, losing to the Crusaders 29-17. Earlier in the season, the Crusaders defeated American University 54-5 and Hampden-Sydney College 52-0, prior to beating George Mason for the third year in a row. These recent defeats are of a "David vs Goliath" nature in that the…

Author and Professor Dr. Harry Veryser Lectures on Thomism and Austrian Economics

Dr. Harry Veryser, author and professor of economics at the University of Detroit Mercy, delivered a lecture at Christendom College entitled “Thomism and Austrian Economics” on March 18. Sponsored by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and part of the college’s Faith and Reason Lecture Series, Veryser discussed how the foundational principles of the Austrian school of economics capture St. Thomas Aquinas’s understanding of the nature of man. Veryser discussed in particular the thought of economists Friedrich Hayek and Ludwig von Mises,…

Crusader Baseball to Take on Cairn University in Home Opener

The Crusader baseball team has their season home opener on Saturday, March 23 with a doubleheader against the Highlanders of Cairn University at Bing Crosby Stadium in Front Royal. The first game will begin at 4 p.m. with the second scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. The Crusaders had a successful season last year, winning the 2012 Eastern States Baseball League (ESBL) Championship. This year's roster includes a some strong veterans and a number of freshmen who hope to add…

Largest Spring Mega-Shield Protest of Planned Parenthood

Christendom College’s pro-life student group, Shield of Roses, held its largest spring semester pro-life prayer protest at the Planned Parenthood clinic located on 16th Street in Washington, D.C., this past Saturday, March 18. Approximately 140 students, faculty, staff, visitors, and friends prayed four rosaries and sang a number of Marian and religious hymns in front of the abortion clinic, while the “pro-choice” escorts looked on. “Shield is something that is really important for us students. If we’re not leading the…

Crusader Rugby to Take on the George Mason Patriots

The Christendom Crusaders will play the George Mason Patriots in rugby this upcoming Saturday, March 23. The game will be held on George Mason's campus at 1pm. Coming off two incredible home games victories, where the Crusaders beat American University 54-5 and Hampden-Sydney College 52-0, the team is hoping to overcome the seasoned George Mason squad. The Crusaders have beaten the Patriots the past two years, but they are always a tough opponent. Friends and alumni are highly encouraged to…

Protecting the Innocent: Alumni Excel in Law Enforcement

This story appears in the Spring 2013 edition of Instaurare. Subscribe today! A liberal arts education may seem like a strange first step for someone considering a career in federal or local law enforcement, but—according to College alumni Nick Murphy (’90) and Ted Eidem (’00)—their Christendom education has been invaluable to them in their careers. Whether analyzing the scene of a crime or defending their findings in court, these alumni found themselves at a tremendous advantage thanks to their liberal arts education.…

Author Dr. Harry Veryser to Deliver Lecture on Austrian Economics

Author and Professor Dr. Harry Veryser will deliver a lecture entitled “Thomism and Austrian Economics” to the students and faculty of Christendom College at 6:30 p.m. in St. Kilian’s Café on March 18. The lecture is sponsored by the college’s Political Science & Economics Department and is open to the public. Veryser teaches at the University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Liberal Arts & Education where he is an Instructor of Economics and teaches Introduction to Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, History of…

Students to Lead Prayerful Protest of Planned Parenthood in DC

Christendom College's student-run pro-life group, Shield of Roses, will be traveling to Washington, DC, on March 16 to pray in front of a Planned Parenthood clinic located at 1108 16th Street, NW. Over 200 students have signed up for what they call Mega Shield, an event held once a semester that aims to draw a larger number than the 20-30 students that normally participate weekly. At this Saturday's Mega Shield, students hope to attract a record number of prayerful protesters.…

Nineteen Percent of College’s Student Body Take Part in Spring Break Missions Trips

Nineteen percent of the students studying on Christendom College’s Front Royal, Va., campus did missionary work during their spring break this year. The college’s robust annual mission trips program sent out 66 students, along with members of the faculty and staff, on four different mission trips across the globe. Each student was responsible for raising the funds to go on their respective mission trips, which many found to be life-changing experiences. Twenty students and two staff members, traveled to Guatemala…

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