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November 30, 2015

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Christendom President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell to Illustrate the Fall of Jerusalem in Special Lecture

Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will illustrate the fall of Jerusalem in a special lecture for the Institute of Catholic Culture on Saturday, December 12 at 6:30 PM. Titled “Not One Stone: The Fall of Jerusalem (70 A.D.),” the talk will be delivered in St. Francis de Sales Church Hall in Purcellville, Va., with no reservation required. The fall of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. is one of the most significant events in world history, with its fall prophesied by Jesus…

Christendom Players Wow Audiences with Classic Father of the Bride

The Christendom Players performed the hilarious and heartwarming rendition of Caroline Francke’s Father of the Bride Nov. 20-22 at the Warren County Middle School in Front Royal. Audiences filled the theater for all four shows, leading to another huge success for Christendom’s drama group. Packed with impressive performances, the students involved brought to life one of literature, and film’s, classic romantic comedies. Dr. Patrick Keats, an English professor and one of the play’s four directors, described the play’s value as a literary work. “The play has all the elements of the classic…

Highly Ranked High School Summer Program to Open Registration December 1

Registration will open for Christendom College’s highly ranked Experience Christendom Summer Program (ECSP) in just two more weeks on December 1. Dubbed “The Best Week Ever” by participants, the college’s admissions team is expecting another record-breaking summer, after expanding to six one-week sessions in 2015. Entering its eighteenth year, the ECSP gives students in their junior year of high school the opportunity to experience what Christendom has to offer, both academically and culturally. Students from across the nation and worldwide…

Liberal Arts Lead Alumni to Success in Public Policy and Law

  John Mavretich ('09), lawyer at Venabe LLP, Tyler Lowe ('11), director of online education at the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy, and Lauren Merz ('10), director of strategic partnerships at Live Action, were the featured speakers for the last “Life on Tap” of the fall semester, organized by Christendom’s career and leadership development office. More than sixty students, faculty, and staff members attended to hear Mavretich, Lowe, and Merz, discuss their experiences working in Washington D.C. and…

Alumni Impact Memphis with Wojtyla Institute

Memphis is not known for being a bastion of Catholicism, with Catholics only making up 6% of the total religious population. Despite this fact, alumni Anna (Wright) and Greg Polley are having an incredible impact in the birthplace of rock and roll, thanks to their “Wojtyla Institute” — a monthly speaker series that is dramatically drawing people closer to the Faith. After graduating from Christendom, the Polleys felt the need to share the education and culture they cherished at the…

December 1 Marks Early Action Deadline for Fall 2016 Applications

Christendom College’s early action deadline is quickly approaching for prospective students, with all applications due by December 1. Applying early for the fall of 2016 ensures that prospective students will have an answer back before Christmas, making their college decision process that much smoother. “Choosing a college to attend is one of the most important decisions in the life of a young adult and their family. We understand this, and want to make the decision process even easier as a…

Nationally Recognized Marriage Expert Ryan T. Anderson Featured in Principles

Religious freedom expert Ryan T. Anderson is featured in the latest issue of Principles, a free, bimonthly periodical of Christendom College. Writing about the future for defenders of traditional marriage in this country, Anderson tears open the current marriage debate to expose its harsh truths, while also encouraging families, churches, schools, and businesses to stay vigilant against the coercive powers now in government and academia. Anderson, a frequent guest on CNN, ABC, Fox News, and the author of Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and…

Students to Perform Heartwarming and Humorous Father of the Bride

The Christendom College Players will put on a production of the family comedy, Father of the Bride, on November 20-22, at Warren County Middle School in Front Royal, Va. Father of the Bride follows a husband and wife who discover that their daughter has become engaged. The announcement turns their whole world upside down as the parents humorously come to grips with the shift of their daughter into adulthood.“Father of the Bride is a very accessible, and relatable, production. It’s centered on a…

Crusader Rugby Scores First Win in Cardinals Conference Tournament

Christendom’s Crusader rugby team returned to the pitch this past weekend, playing in the Cardinals Conference Tournament in Harrisonburg, Va. Competing against some of the best schools on the East Coast, and with many players injured, the Crusaders scored their first victory of the season against James Madison University. With only a few weeks of practice under their belts, the Crusaders blitzed through the first round of the tournament on Saturday with a stunning win over James Madison University, 33-6.…

Alumni in Public Policy and Law to Mentor Students at Life on Tap

Countless alumni have found great success after graduating from Christendom College, excelling in any field they pursue. Three of Christendom’s most successful alumni in the fields of public policy and law — John Mavretich (’09), Tyler Lowe (’11), and Lauren Merz (’10) — are returning to campus next Tuesday, November 17, to share with students how to find similar success, at the final  “Life on Tap” of the fall semester. The talks will be held in St. Kilian’s Café from…

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