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September 30, 2014

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Young Family Ready for their Children to Attend Christendom College

[caption id="attachment_2471" align="alignright" width="300"] L-R: Shannon, Shane, and Aidan with their mother, Patricia[/caption] Their oldest child may only be in the 7th grade, but Tom and Patricia Alexander are already making college plans for their children. Christendom College's reputation, as the nation's premiere Catholic liberal arts college, has gained an enthusiastic response from the northern Virginia-based couple who plan to have all three of their children attend the college. "We've known about Christendom for many years," Tom says. The family…

Men’s Soccer Team to Face Washington Adventist Today

The Crusaders men's soccer team will face off against Washington Adventist College today in a home game at 5:00 p.m. at Crusader Fields. The men's soccer team enters this game coming off of a close match with Virginia Western Community College on Saturday, September 27 that ended in a 5-5 tie. Other fall sports teams also continue to perform strongly. The Lady Crusaders soccer team won its most recent game 3-1 on Friday, September 26 against Lord Fairfax Community College.…

Scholar-Athlete Twins find Success on and off the Field at Christendom

A new dynamic duo has broken onto the Christendom athletics scene. Freshmen and identical twin sisters, Dylan and Bryn Burgess, have joined forces this year to play soccer and basketball for the Lady Crusaders. The girls, who are from Nokesville, Va., and attended Seton High School in Manassas, first fell in love with Christendom after attending its popular Experience Christendom Summer Program. Despite receiving attention from larger universities, including some Division II schools, the Burgess twins ultimately decided that they…

Pat Fagan Says Married Intact God Worshipping Families Are the Answer to Today’s Social and Economic Problems

“The single biggest political act you can do is to be chaste and to get your fellow twenty year olds all across the country to embrace chastity,” Dr. Pat Fagan, the Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, told the students and faculty at Christendom College on September 22. Fagan’s talk, which was part of college’s Major Speaker Program, explained how, from a sociological viewpoint, the married intact heterosexual family that worships God weekly has the most positive effect…

Crusader Sports Enjoying Strong Fall Season

[caption id="attachment_2482" align="alignright" width="300"] Lady Crusaders celebrate after scoring.[/caption] Christendom's fall sports teams are enjoying a strong season this semester, with significant victories over rival schools and winning records for both soccer teams. The men's soccer team has a 4-2 winning record right now, coming off of a 4-1 victory over Appalachian Bible College on Monday, September 15, at Crusader Fields. Women's soccer has also put forth an excellent performance so far. The Lady Crusaders boast a 3-2 winning record.…

Christendom Professor Dr. Cuddeback to Speak at Local Festival

Dr. John Cuddeback, professor of Philosophy at Christendom College, will deliver a lecture on Saturday, September 13 at 11:00 a.m at Three Fox Vineyards in Delaplane, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Cuddeback's lecture is entitled "True Friendship: Presence in an Age of Absence." The lecture will take place during the annual San Genarro Festivities at Three Fox Vineyards, featuring wine tasting, Italian fare, and a festal procession. Dr. Cuddeback earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Christendom College,…

Christendom College to Hold Fifth Annual Golf Tournament

Christendom will hold its fifth annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club in Front Royal, Virginia. The tournament, which marks the start of Christendom's Homecoming Weekend festivities, raises funds for the Thomas S. Vander Woude Scholar-Athlete Scholarship. Participants will enjoy a day full of golf and good food at the beautiful Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club, ranked by Golfweek Magazine as "#3 Best Course you can play…

Dr. Pat Fagan to Address Students at Christendom College

Dr. Pat Fagan, Senior Fellow and Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute at the Family Research Council in Washington D.C., will deliver a talk entitled, “The Gift that Christian Marriage is to Western Civilization,” to the students and faculty of Christendom College on September 22. Part of the college's Major Speakers Program, the talk is open to the public and will be held in the St. Lawrence Commons at 6 p.m. At the Family Research Council, Dr. Fagan…

Christendom College Library Receives Donation from Local Luminaries

[caption id="attachment_2497" align="alignright" width="300"] Leonard Liggio[/caption] Christendom College's St. John the Evangelist Library recently received two generous book donations from notable intellectual leaders Leonard Liggio and Fr. James Schall, SJ. Leonard Liggio gifted 1,967 cloth books and 1,817 paperbacks from his private library to the College. The books cover a wide range of subjects and will undoubtedly serve as valuable resources for the community in the years to come.  Christendom faculty and staff are thrilled with the donation and grateful for…

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