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January 30, 2014

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Rev. Corbett Reveals How the Angels Got it Wrong

"How does an angel get it wrong," Rev. John D. Corbett asked during his lecture to students and faculty on January 27 at Christendom College. Rev. Corbett's talk, entitled "The Angelic Doctor and the Lord of the Angels," was the annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture, which discussed the nature of angels and how such high beings could have fallen from God's grace. A moral theologian currently teaching at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, Rev. Corbett explained that the…

Christendom College Announces Five Open Houses for the Year

[caption id="attachment_2678" align="alignleft" width="300"] President O'Donnell addresses students and families at an Open House.[/caption] Christendom College is pleased to announce five Open House events for 2014: March 8, April 7, September 6, October 13, and November 22.  The Open Houses will include a tour of campus, classroom visits, informational sessions on student life and financial assistance, as well as an opportunity to hear Director of Admissions Tom McFadden speak on the Christendom difference with a Q & A session. “Between…

Christendom College Students Pray and March for Life

On January 22, approximately 100 Christendom College students attended the 41st March for Life. The charter bus company, which was scheduled to transport the entire student body to the March, cancelled the trip to Washington, D.C., due to heavy snow and hazardous road conditions. The college had cancelled classes for the day, so those who were unable to attend the March participated in an all-day prayer vigil in Christ the King Chapel. “I was so proud of my fellow students,”…

Moral Theologian Rev. Corbett to Deliver Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture

Moral theologian Rev. John D. Corbett, O. P., will deliver the annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture on Monday, January 27, at 4 p.m. The talk, entitled “The Angelic Doctor and the Lord of the Angels,” will be held in the St. Kilian’s Café, and is open to the public. Fr. Corbett grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and came to know the Dominicans through family members in the Order, through St. Patrick’s Parish, and through attending Providence College, from which he…

Christendom Professors to Offer Free Course and Lectures in Northern Va.

Starting in February, Christendom College philosophy professor Dr. John Cuddeback will offer a free quarter-long class through the Institute of Catholic Culture. A new initiative of the Institute, which regularly features Christendom professors in its popular lecture series, Cuddeback’s course will be an eighteen-hour introduction to philosophy. Christendom professors Dr. William Marshner and Dr. Timothy O’Donnell are also featured in this spring’s lecture series. Cuddeback’s philosophy course, which the Institute describes as “a life-changing opportunity,” will be held on Tuesdays…

Entire Christendom College Student Body to Attend March for Life

On January 22, the entire student body of Christendom College, as well as members of the faculty and staff, will join the hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans at the 41st Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Christendom has cancelled classes for the day and the Student Activities Council has charted buses to transport over 400 people from its Front Royal, Virginia, campus. Every year, Christendom has a very big presence at the March for Life, being one of…

Philosophy Professor Launches New Column at Aleteia.org

Christendom College philosophy professor Dr. John Cuddeback is now a regular contributor at Aleteia.org, a Christian online news source. Aleteia made the announcement this morning with the posting of an article by Cuddeback entitled “A Vision of Hope for the New Year.” Aleteia welcomed Cuddeback with excitement in an introduction before his article, which praised him as “the author of one of the most exciting new blogs on the digital horizon, Bacon from Acorns, devoted to the oft-neglected ‘philosophy of…

Christendom Athletes Make USCAA’s 2013 All-American Teams

[caption id="attachment_2696" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jonathan Fioramonti, Honorable Mention All-American Team Member.[/caption] Five Christendom College student-athletes were ranked in 2013’s USCAA All-American Teams for their outstanding performance on the field and court. Three seniors from the men’s soccer team and two seniors from the women’s volleyball and soccer teams made historic appearance in the national ranking. Soccer goalie Tim Vander Woude appeared on the second All-American Team, while fellow teammates, Johnny Foeckler and Jonathan Fioramonti, were ranked on the Honorable Mention…

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