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May 31, 2016

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Seton Visit Day Draws Hundreds to Christendom’s Campus

Christendom College welcomed a record number of guests from Seton Home Study School to campus this past Friday, for the college’s annual Seton Visit Day. Featuring tours of campus, presentations from Christendom and Seton staff, and an exclusive catered evening reception, the day gave hundreds of visitors the chance to experience a taste of the Christendom experience for the first time, before many make their college decisions in the coming years. The visit day coincided with Seton Home Study’s Commencement…

Christendom’s Rafael Madan to Explore and Illuminate English History for Institute of Catholic Culture

Christendom College’s Rafael A. Madan will explore and illuminate key periods of English history in two exclusive lectures this coming month in the Northern Virginia area, both sponsored by the Institute of Catholic College. On June 5, Madan will speak on the Battle of Hastings and the future of England at Holy Trinity Church Hall, and will examine the principles of liberty in a study of the Magna Carta on June 12 at St. Ambrose Church Hall. Madan is a…

Christendom Alumni to Host Massive Summer Tour Across America and Beyond

This summer, Christendom alumni across the nation are taking part in an event of unprecedented size: the “Grill’n and Chill’n Christendom Alumni Summer Tour.” Organized by the college’s alumni advisory council, the tour will feature barbecues, opportunities to meet local alumni, chances to win prizes, and more during the summer months, as the college aims to strengthen the bonds of fellowship between alumni of the college. Christendom’s recently formed alumni advisory council began planning the large tour this past spring,…

New College Yearbook to be Published this Fall

Christendom College’s yearbook will make its return this coming fall, with the 2015-16 college yearbook being published in time for the return of students on August 19. Printed for the first time entirely in full-color, the yearbook will be available to current students in print and to the general public digitally online, free of charge. The yearbook is returning to the college after a three-year hiatus, with the help and guidance of the college’s marketing office. While other colleges and…

Ordinations Raise Number of Alumni Priests to Nearly Eighty

This past Saturday, May 21, Fr. Alex McCullough (’09) and Fr. Philip O’Neill (’12) became the latest Christendom College alumni to be ordained to the priesthood. Together, the two priests raised the number of alumni priests to nearly eighty, with one more alumnus still to be ordained this summer. Fr. McCullough earned his B.A. from Christendom in 2009, before entering Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in 2011. On Saturday, Fr. McCullough was ordained a priest in the Cathedral…

Classes, Personalized Attention, and More Contribute to Incredible First Year at Christendom for Student

[caption id="attachment_9193" align="alignright" width="350"] Rising sophomore Mary Katherine Mooney.[/caption] Freshman year is a time of transition for many incoming students at Christendom College, as they leave home to embark on their first year of classes, new friendships, and extracurricular activities at the college. For rising sophomore Mary Katherine Mooney, freshman year was full of new opportunities and incredible life changes, giving her a keen appreciation for what the college has already given her, and an excitement for what is to come.…

Rigorous Academic Program Draws Incoming Class of 2020 to Christendom

With the 2015-16 academic year at an end, Christendom College is already looking forward to its next, when it will welcome the incoming freshmen class of 2020. From award-winning musicians, National Merit Scholarship finalists, to varsity sports captains, the members of the class of 2020 come from across the United States and beyond, all drawn to Christendom by a common thread: its rigorous, authentic, Catholic liberal arts education. One of these future Christendom students is James Foeckler, hailing from Manassas,…

College Athletic Department to Offer Summer Sports Camps

Christendom’s athletic department will be offering a series of sports camps for ages K-12 this summer, at the college’s Front Royal, Va. athletic facilities. The camps, which will be taught by Christendom’s own coaches and players, will help interested parties learn the fundamental skills of soccer, basketball, and volleyball, with each camp offered at an affordable price. Beginning in June, Christendom will partner with the acclaimed Players Soccer Academy to offer three different camps, based on age and ability, from…

Four Christendom Softball Players Named to National All-Academic Team

Four of Christendom’s softball student-athletes were named to the 2016 USCAA Softball National All-Academic Team this past week, joining fifty-nine other students from across the nation. The honors were awarded to the Lady Crusaders for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher during their athletic season, continuing the Christendom tradition of producing high-caliber athletes on the field and in the classroom. Senior Annie Adams, playing in her final season with Christendom, was one of the honorees, along with team captain…

Christendom College Celebrates Commencement Ceremonies, Honors Dr. James Hitchcock and Edwin Cardinal O’Brien

Christendom College celebrated commencement weekend on May 13-15, awarding 72 bachelor of arts degrees and one associate of arts degree, and honoring renowned historian Dr. James Hitchcock and His Eminence Edwin Cardinal O’Brien, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Cardinal O’Brien celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 13, and received an honorary doctorate during the commencement ceremonies. Dr. Hitchcock was awarded Christendom’s Queen Isabel Catholic Vision of History Award before delivering the commencement…

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