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September 30, 2013

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Christendom Crusader Roundup: Six Victories for Soccer and Volleyball Teams

The men's soccer team continued its winning ways by defeating the Lions of Lord Fairfax Community College (6-2) last Thursday and on Saturday they defeated Appalachian Bible College (3-2). Catch the Crusaders again this week on Wednesday, October 2 at 5 p.m. at Potomac State of WVU and again at Patrick Henry College on Saturday October 5 at 2 p.m. Last Wednesday, the women's soccer team defeated Trinity University (6-0) and, on Saturday, defeated Valley Forge Christian (4-0). The Lady…

Christendom Crusaders Roundup: Men’s Soccer Post Two Victories

On September 16, the men’s soccer team defeated Appalachian Bible College (6-2). Washington Adventist defeated the Crusaders (2-3) on September 19. Two days later, the men defeated Patrick Henry College (7-1). Men’s soccer is back in action in Front Royal on Thursday, September 26 against Lord Fairfax Community College and on Saturday, September 28, at Appalachian Bible College at 2 p.m. The women’s soccer team lost to Wilson College in overtime (2-3) on September 18. The Lady Crusaders will play…

Christendom College Announces Details of its Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition

Christendom College has been offering a full-tuition scholarship competition for many years, giving select students the opportunity to receive a rigorous liberal arts education for only the cost of room and board. Named after St. Padre Pio, the two scholarships are awarded to students each year who have been accepted to the college and who have illustrated their many academic achievements, through achieving specific standardized tests scores, writing an essay on a certain topic, and meeting with a panel of…

Crusader Soccer Shocks Division II Washington Adventist University with Close Loss

The Washington Adventist University men's soccer team, the Shock, beat the Christendom College Crusaders by a score of 3-2 during a Crusader home game on Thursday night, September 19. But the real story is that the Crusaders had the upper hand almost the entire game, scoring first and keeping the Shock on their toes. The Shock, which actively recruits for soccer players - most of whom are from Kenya and Nigeria - for their NCAA Division II sports program, acted…

Bishop Loverde Joins Students for Pub Night

On September 15, Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde joined students in St. Kilian’s Café for a Pub Night, where he delivered a talk on the Second Vatican Council. In his talk, the bishop spoke of the great impact that the Council had on the Church, and provided insights on the history and theology of the Council. Bishop Loverde’s talk was well received by the students who filled café. “His talk really deepened my understanding of the Council,” said senior Jake…

College Mourns the Loss of Friend and Benefactor Chris Cuddeback

Chris Cuddeback passed away on the morning of September 16, 2013. Cuddeback was a great friend and supporter of the College during his life. He was a member of the board of directors and also served as chairman for many years. College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell has asked the entire Christendom community to recommend his soul to God and console his family, especially his wife, Mrs. Carol Cuddeback, his son, Dr. John Cuddeback, a professor of philosophy at the College,…

Scott Hahn Explains New Evangelization to Christendom College Community

On September 16, world-renowned Bible scholar and theology professor Dr. Scott Hahn launched Christendom College’s Major Speaker Program, delivering a lecture on “The Bible, the Eucharist, and the New Evangelization.” “We face the task of re-evangelizing the de-Christianized,” Hahn said. “The cause of de-Christianization has been this oppressive secularization, which doesn’t just cause us to forget the faith, but it causes us to become more and more distant from those structures that make it real.” Hahn explained that just as…

Philosophy Professor John Cuddeback Launches New Website and Blog

This week, Christendom College philosophy professor Dr. John Cuddeback announced a new website and blog dedicated to his philosophy of family and household. The site features a brief mini-course on household according to Aristotle, as well as a blog that will feature a weekly reflection on household stewardship. “I hope that the works of great philosophers—my study has focused on ancient thinkers—can provide helpful insights into the challenges of running or simply living in a household today,” Cuddeback says. The…

Bible Scholar Scott Hahn to Deliver Lectures at Christendom College

Internationally acclaimed Scripture scholar Dr. Scott Hahn will deliver a series of lectures at Christendom College from September 16-18. The first lecture, entitled “The Bible, the Eucharist and the New Evangelization,” is part of the College’s Major Speaker Program and will be held on September 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Lawrence Commons. On September 17, Hahn will travel to the College’s graduate school in Alexandria, Va., to deliver a lecture entitled “Politicizing the Bible” at 7:00 p.m. Concluding…

Fr. John Wauck Examines the Communication Style of Pope Francis

Fr. John Wauck, a communications professor at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, delivered a talk entitled “Communication in the Age of Pope Francis” to students and faculty on September 6. Wauck examined the different communication styles of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI as well as the media’s approach to each papacy. “It seems that the whole world fell in love with Pope Francis at first sight,” Wauck said. “No one has quite seen a pope…

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