40th Anniversary
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April 30, 2013

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Dr. Ken Grasso Examines the Role of Christianity in Modern Democracy

Dr. Ken Grasso, a professor of political science at Texas State University, delivered a lecture entitled “The Freedom of the Church and the Taming of the State” to the students and faculty of Christendom College on April 29. Speaking as part of the college’s Faith & Reason Lecture Series, Grasso examined the role of Christianity in the development and the future of modern democracy. Grasso explained that a new and revolutionary view of man and society came with the advent…

Dr. Ken Grasso to Deliver Lecture on Church and State Relations

Dr. Ken Grasso will deliver a lecture entitled “The Freedom of the Church and the Taming of the State: The Christian Revolution, Western Liberty & the Rise of the New Leviathan” to the students and faculty of Christendom College at 4 p.m. in St. Kilian’s Café on April 29. This lecture will be part of the college’s Faith & Reason Lecture Series. Grasso received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Fordham University, and his B.A. in Government and Politics from St.…

College Celebrates 35 Years with Fundraising Gala for Student Financial Aid

On April 6, Christendom College celebrated its 35th Anniversary with a celebratory gala which raised funds for student financial aid. Over 300 participants enjoyed an evening of fine dinning and dancing, with special guests Senator Rick Santorum, Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde, and former Mouseketeer Sherry Alberoni. During the dinner, college chaplain Fr. Donald Planty, Jr., presented a special message from Pope Francis to the College: On the anniversary of the establishment of Christendom College, His Holiness Pope Francis sends…

Vatican Radio Director Reveals Secrets of Past Five Pontificates

As part of Christendom College's Major Speakers Program, Sean Patrick Lovett, Vatican Radio’s director of English language programming, delivered a deeply insightful talk on April 15 about some of his many intriguing life experiences working so closely with Pope Francis and his four predecessors over the past 35 years. Lovett, a native of South Africa, has had his finger on the pulse of the Vatican since arriving in Rome 35 years ago and taking a position with Vatican Radio as…

College to Welcome Prominent Catholic Historians at Summer Conference

Christendom College's biennial Summer Conference will be held on Saturday, July 13, at its Front Royal, Va., campus. The one-day conference, entitled "A Catholic Vision of History," will feature EWTN's Marcus Grodi as emcee and some of today's top Catholic historians, and will honor the memory of Christendom College founder and historian, the late Warren H. Carroll. Dr. Thomas Madden, Dr. Brad Gregory, Dr. Timothy O'Donnell, Dr. Christopher Shannon, Dr. Adam Schwartz, and Dr. Brendan McGuire will all present insightful…

Crusaders Hope to Continue Rugby Domination

The Christendom College Crusaders rugby team (3-0) will travel to play local rival Lord Fairfax Community College on April 13 at 1:30pm. Having one of their best seasons ever, the Crusaders are feeling confident for Saturday's game since coming off their recent win against rival George Mason University (29-17). Earlier in the season, the Crusaders defeated American University 54-5 and Hampden-Sydney College 52-0. The Crusaders final game will be at Loyola University in Maryland on April 20.

Theology Professor Eric Jenislawski to Speak at Arlington Theology on Tap

Christendom College Professor of Theology Eric Jenislawski will give a talk entitled, “Only in Truth Does Charity Shine Forth,” to young adults on April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Fredericksburg, Va.   Part of the Arlington Diocese's Theology on Tap series, the talk will be held at the Blue & Gray Brewing Co. Jenislawski teaches courses in Sacred Scripture, Revelation, and Christology at Christendom College. He is near completion of his doctoral thesis concerning biblical interpretation at The Catholic University of…

Christendom College To Hold Spring Open House

The Christendom College admissions office will host its annual Spring Open House and Family Visit Day for prospective students and their families on Monday, April 22 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., on its Front Royal, Va., campus. "Right now, we are receiving registrations everyday for the Open House," Associate Director of Admissions Zac Inman says. "All the parents and the students that have come in the past have really enjoyed these events. The visit gives them an excellent sense…

College Celebrates Dedication of Christ the King Chapel

Today the college celebrated the Feast of the Dedication of Christ the King Chapel with a solemn Mass.  Celebrating 18 years, the chapel was filled with students and faculty giving thanks to the generous donors who provided what the college community considers “the heart” of the campus. The late Jan Cardinal Schotte, Pope John Paul the Great’s Secretary General to the World Synod of Bishops, dedicated the chapel on April 8, 1995. Over 500 people attended the ceremony at which…

Students to Present Annual Mystery Dinner Theater

On April 12-13, the Christendom College Class of 2013 will present a Mystery Dinner Theater, “Murder Island,” at the college's St. Lawrence Commons. Written and directed by senior Eric Maschue, this year's play promises to perplex and delight the inner detective in everyone. A classic whodunit with an impressive original script, the play will feature a wildly amusing cast, and the audience will be treated to a scrumptious surf 'n' turf menu. It's a night of intrigue and suspense that…

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