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October 30, 2013

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Christendom Alumni to Hold Fundraiser for Vocations

St. John the Baptist parishioners and Christendom College alumni Nathan Scott ('10) and Michael Bugin ('12) are working with their local Knights of Columbus Council to host its annual "Vocations Fundraising Dinner," slated to take place on Christendom College's campus on January 4, 2014. [caption id="attachment_3110" align="alignright" width="300"] Subdiaconate Ordination of Daniel Heenan ('05)[/caption] The fundraiser will support six men and five women from St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Front Royal who are in formation for the…

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 November 2, the Feast of All Souls, to pray in front of a Planned Parenthood clinic located at 1108 16th Street, NW. Many students plan to attend 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. The group will leave campus after the 7:30 a.m. Mass, arrive in…

Christendom College Announces November Open House

Due to the overwhelming success of Fall Open House this October, Christendom College is announcing a second Open House for this fall, scheduled for Saturday, November 16.   This afternoon event, held 1-5 p.m., will include a welcome address by Director of Admissions Tom McFadden, a campus tour, a presentation on Christendom's rigorous academic program, an exclusive class with a Christendom professor, and a talk on the Christendom difference with the opportunity for questions and answers. “After having to close registration…

History Professor Dr. McGuire to be Featured on Catholic Answers Live

Christendom College History Professor Dr. Brendan McGuire will be featured on the Catholic Answers Live Radio Program tonight, September 23, at 6 p.m. The program, hosted by Patrick Coffin, is a daily, two-hour radio program dedicated to Catholic apologetics and evangelization. McGuire will field questions from callers and address many of the hot-button issues in Church history. You can listen to the show on Radio Christendom or online. Find out more about Catholic Answers Live here. Dr. McGuire specializes in…

Crusader Athletes Excel in USCAA Rankings

[caption id="attachment_3133" align="alignright" width="300"] Senior Bridget Vander Woude spikes the ball.[/caption] Members of the 2013 Christendom College soccer and volleyball teams broke into the record books this week earning top spots in the USCAA. Senior Bridget Vander Woude made Christendom history, becoming the first Christendom student-athlete to lead a statistical category in the USCAA. Vander Woude is currently ranked No. 1 for average aces per set with 1.43 aces per set. Also in women's volleyball, junior Mary Barbale is currently…

Christendom College Ranked A “Best Value” by Kiplinger Magazine

Christendom College is once again included in an exclusive ranking of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. Kiplinger's made the announcement early this week, including Christendom in the top 50 of its national list of best values in liberal arts colleges, naming the institutions that combine outstanding quality with affordability. "Our continued appearance in this ranking is a testament to Christendom's high value in the world of higher education," says Christendom's Director…

Christendom Professor Dr. McGuire to Deliver Lectures in Annandale, Va.

Tonight, Dr. Brendan McGuire, a professor of history at Christendom College, will deliver the first lecture in a two-part series at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. The second lecture will take place on October 29. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, McGuire's series is entitled "The Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization & Crossroads of War." Professor Brendan McGuire, PhD, is a Catholic historian, specializing in the classical and medieval periods. He received his doctoral…

Crusader Soccer Finishes Phenomenal Season

The Christendom College men’s soccer team finished the greatest season in its history on October 16. Despite a loss to USCAA opponent Washington Adventist, the team capped an amazing 11-2-1 season, which included rankings as high as eighth in the national USCAA coaches’ poll. The impressive record features even more impressive stat-lines, including outscoring their opponents by an astonishing 78-14 goal-margin. “An exceptional sports season is a result of a great many parts working in cohesion,” said Jake Gutierrez, the…

College Mourns the Loss of Dr. Ronald McArthur

[caption id="attachment_3150" align="alignright" width="300"] Franciscan University's First Chancellor Rev. Michael Scanlan, T.O.R., Thomas Aquinas College founder Dr. Ronald McArthur, and Christendom College founder Dr. Warren Carroll were awarded Christendom's Pro Deo et Patria Medal for Distinguished Service to Church and Nation in 2007[/caption] Dr. Ronald McArthur, the first president of Thomas Aquinas College in California passed away on the morning of October 17, 2013. Like Christendom’s founder, Dr. Warren Carroll, McArthur was a pioneer in the renewal of faithful Catholic…

Christendom College President to Participate in Pontifical Meetings

As a papal consulter to the Vatican, Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell will participate in two upcoming Pontifical meetings. From October 23-25, he will participate at the Pontifical Council for the Family's 21st Plenary Assembly in Rome, Italy. O'Donnell will then travel to Mexico City, Mexico, with the Pontifical Commission on Latin America, where, for three days, they will discuss "Our Lady of Guadalupe, star of the new evangelization on the American continent." In Rome, Cardinals, bishops, and scholars…

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