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July 25, 2013

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Crusaders Excel in Athletics and Academics

[caption id="attachment_3353" align="alignright" width="300"] Crusader Scholar Athlete Awardee Nicholas Blank[/caption] In 2013, 47 of the 94 students who earned their BA’s graduated with academic honors, earning a 3.25 GPA or higher. And among those 47 were 24 student athletes who had played on intercollegiate varsity teams. Unlike many other college athletic programs, the Christendom coaches and Athletic Director work very hard to ensure that all of their athletes remain focused on their academic lives while playing competitively on the various…

Christendom Press Releases Dr. Warren Carroll’s Final Volume in History Series

This month, Christendom Press released the final volume in Dr. Warren Carroll's A History of Christendom series. The sixth in the series, The Crisis of Christendom is concerned with the “crises” which plagued humanity during the modern era. The book by Christendom College’s late founder was brought to completion posthumously with the help of his wife and fellow historian, Anne Carroll. The book discusses in detail Nazi and Japanese militarism and its crisis in World War II, the inhuman system…

New Gravesite Plan Marks Anniversary of Founder’s Death

[caption id="attachment_3359" align="alignright" width="300"] Artist's rendering of the Founders Graveyard[/caption] Today Christendom College announced new plans for the gravesite of the college's founder, Dr. Warren H. Carroll, who died two years ago on this date. The plans involve the construction of a stone archway and custom iron fence at the site where other members of the founding faculty will also be buried. The Founders Graveyard, as it will be called, will pay tribute to the sacrifices made by these pioneers…

Top Scholars Reveal a Catholic Vision of History at Conference

On July 13, Christendom College hosted a one-day conference on Catholic history, featuring prominent historians from across the country. Over 230 attendees were given a Catholic perspective on topics that ranged from the Crusades to ecumenism with the Eastern churches. Held in the memory of the college's founder, Dr. Warren Carroll, the conference was emceed by EWTN's Marcus Grodi. Conference speakers included Dr. Thomas Madden of Saint Louis University, Dr. Brad S. Gregory of the University of Notre Dame, as…

Inaugural Annual Summer Program in Ireland Completely Full

This summer, Christendom College is launching the St. Columcille Institute, an annual program in Ireland, which has received an enthusiastic response from the youth in America and Ireland filling all 40 spots. Featuring classes in Catholic theology, history, and literature, the program aims to strengthen the faith and deepen the understanding of young Catholic leaders in Europe and America. [caption id="attachment_3374" align="alignright" width="300"] Ards Friary, Co. Donegal[/caption] The three-week program, held from July 19 to August 11, 2013, will be…

Alumni Priest Seeks to Save Baby with Down Syndrome

[caption id="attachment_3371" align="alignright" width="227"] Fr. Tom Vander Woude ('88)[/caption] Early this week, Alumnus Fr. Tom Vander Woude (’88) sent a plea through an email to Christendom alumni and his parish’s Facebook page seeking parents willing to adopt a baby with Down syndrome that was slated for abortion. Thanks to Fr. Vander Woude’s efforts the baby may yet live. Fr. Vander Woude, pastor at Holy Trinity Church in Gainesville, Va., was informed of a couple from another state who had contacted…

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