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November 27, 2013

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Christendom Players Dazzle Audiences with “The Three Musketeers”

The Christendom College Players performed "The Three Musketeers" on November 22-24. An adaption by Ken Ludwig of Alexander Dumas' beloved novel, the play featured a talented cast, gorgeous costumes, and swashbuckling excitement that entertained audiences at each performance. Directed by professional actress, Katie Long, and Christendom literature professor, Dr. Patrick Keats, the play followed the story of D'Artagnan, a young man from the countryside of France. D'Artagnan travels to Paris, where he meets the story's namesake the three musketeers and…

Christendom College Celebrates the End of the Year of Faith with Eucharistic Procession

On November 24, Christendom College celebrated the Feast of Christ the King with Mass, Benediction and Eucharistic procession. On this patronal feast, which marked the end of the Year of Faith, the entire college community also consecrated itself to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary, something it has been doing every year since 1992. The college was founded under the patronage of Christ the King and under the mantle of Our Lady of Fatima, and as…

Christendom College to Consecrate Itself to Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary

On Sunday, November 24, Christendom College will consecrate itself to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary, something it has been doing every year since 1992 on its patronal feast of Christ the King.  The college was founded under the patronage of Christ the King and under the mantle of Our Lady of Fatima, and as such, has a deep devotion to both. "It is imperative that we continue to re-consecrate our hearts and minds to Our…

Christendom Professor Dr. Cuddeback to Appear on EWTN, Deliver Lectures

Christendom College philosophy professor Dr. John Cuddeback will appear on EWTN News Nightly on Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 p.m. in a segment that examines the slow food movement. Cuddeback will also deliver a lecture series at for the Institute of Catholic Culture on November 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. The series, entitled "Plato's Apology: In Defense of Virtue in the Face of Death," will be held at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Cuddeback earned his B.A.…

Christendom College Ranked in Top Ten of Colleges

Kiplinger magazine released its "Best Values in Private Colleges Under $20K" listing this week. Christendom College was ranked sixth in the nation, behind such well known institutions as Amherst College, Brigham Young University, and Yale, and ahead of Harvard and Thomas Aquinas College. According to Kiplinger's website, the purpose of this "top ten" list is to highlight those schools whose actual cost, the net price, is below $20,000 a year. Most colleges have a higher sticker price, but when all…

Christendom College President O’Donnell Meets with Pope Francis

While attending the Pontifical Council for the Family’s 21st Plenary Assembly in October, Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell met with Pope Francis at an exclusive audience for members of the council. O’Donnell, who is an official consulter to the council, said that he found his personal encounter with the pope to be a very moving experience. “He really is so personable,” O’Donnell said. “I was so moved by him—seeing him as someone who deeply loves family life. My wife,…

Christendom Crusaders Roundup: Tough Start for Basketball Teams

The men’s basketball team lost their first games of the season on November 1. The Crusaders lost to Davis College (41-97) and to Johnson College (39-55). The team travels to Charlotte, N.C., on Friday to play USCAA opponent Johnson and Wales University. The women’s basketball team lost its season opener at Davis College (58-85) and will be back in action on Tuesday for their home opener as they host Penn State Mont Alto at 6 p.m.

Christendom College Players to Perform “The Three Musketeers”

The Christendom Players will present an exciting performance of "The Three Musketeers" on November 22-24. Held at the Skyline High School theater in Front Royal, Va., the play promises to give the audience a dose of swashbuckling entertainment. Starring as the three Musketeers are senior Andrew Hepler (as Athos), freshman Bren Blackburn (as Porthos), and senior Joe Duca (as Aramis). Christendom English professor Dr. Patrick Keats and professional actress Katie Long will direct the play, which will be the 34th…

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