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May 28, 2013

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Alumna Celebrates Clothing Ceremony at Carmelite Monastery

[caption id="attachment_3392" align="alignright" width="300"] Sr. Mary Magdalene of Jesus Crucified[/caption] On May 26, Christendom College alumna Kathleen Gilbert (’07) celebrated her clothing ceremony at the Carmelite Monastery in Buffalo, New York. Taking the name Sr. Mary Magdalene of Jesus Crucified, Gilbert is the fifth Christendom graduate to enter that particular monastery. Gilbert was the Salutatorian of her class and worked as a journalist for LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) following her graduation and up until the time of her entry into Carmel. College…

Alumni Excel in Law Enforcement

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. “The emphasis that Christendom placed on developing skills in research,…

Graduate Students Preparing for Second Careers

The Christendom Graduate School attracts not only recent college graduates to its MA program in theology, but also a good number of early retirees looking for a second career. Many federal employees and military personnel live—and retire—in the Washington Metro area, so it comes as no surprise that many well-educated and accomplished people are looking to Christendom for the theological education that they missed in their previous education. Some are studying for personal enrichment, having realized that with all their…

College Honors Papal Nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown at Commencement

Christendom College celebrated its commencement weekend on May 10-12 by awarding degrees to the 96 graduates, as well as honoring Archbishop Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio to Ireland, and Mrs. Anne Carroll, founder of Seton School in Manassas, Va., and Seton Home Study School. Archbishop Brown celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 10, and received an honorary doctorate before delivering the commencement address on Saturday, May 11. Mrs. Carroll, the wife Christendom’s founder Dr. Warren Carroll, was awarded the college's…

Crusaders Complete Perfect Rugby Season

Christendom College's rugby team completed a memorable and perfect 2013 season with a tough 28-14 victory over the Lions of Lord Fairfax on April 13. Due to the long winter and the spacing of the spring semester breaks, the Crusaders hadn't seen action since their impressive win over George Mason University in late March. Standing with a 3-0 record for the year, the team put their undefeated season on the line in that last game of the season. Despite numerous…

Theology Professor Jenislawski to Deliver Lecture Series at Institute of Catholic Culture

Theology Professor Eric Jenislawski will deliver a two-part lecture series, entitled “Faith Alone? A Catholic Perspective on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans,” on May 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Michael Church Hall in Annandale, Va. The series, sponsored by The Institute of Catholic Culture, will examine what St. Paul means when he says, “man is justified by faith and not by works of the law.” Jenislawski teaches courses in Sacred Scripture, Revelation, and Christology at…

EWTN’s Marcus Grodi to Emcee College’s History Conference this Summer

Christendom College is pleased to announce its one-day summer conference and the speakers for the July 13th event focusing on Catholic history. To be held in memory of the college's founder, Dr. Warren Carroll, the conference will feature EWTN's Marcus Grodi as emcee along with six prominent and dynamic historians. "History is essential in understanding who we are not only as human beings, but also as Catholics—as the people of God," says College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell. "The Catholic vision…

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