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September 30, 2016

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Crusaders Jump Onto USCAA Coaches’ Poll Amidst Six-Game Winning Streak

The Christendom Crusaders soccer team jumped onto the USCAA Coaches’ Poll for Week 1 of the season, beating out Washington Adventist, University of Dallas, and others for the #11 spot in the nation. The Crusaders are off to a strong start so far this season, defeating select teams for the first time and finding a rhythm that has put them on a current six-game winning streak. “I’m huge on stats, so I compare the goals for and against in the…

Christendom’s Cuddeback to Diagnose Technology Problem with New Lecture

Philosophy Professor and Department Chair Dr. John Cuddeback will give a public lecture on man’s obsession with technology and how it can be overcome in Christ this Sunday, October 2, at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, the talk, titled “Tied to Technology?” will be given at St. Agnes Church Hall, located at 1910 North Randolph Street, Arlington, Va. With the near-constant releases of the “latest and greatest” in cell phones, computers, and more, mankind is increasingly…

Successful Entrepreneur Tim Busch Encourages Students to Build Businesses and Live the Faith

Tim Busch, founder of The Busch Firm and the Napa Institute, visited Christendom’s campus on September 26 for the college’s popular “Life on Tap” networking series, giving a talk on how to live the Catholic Faith in the business world. One of the nation’s most successful Catholic entrepreneurs, Busch’s talk drew over a hundred students, faculty, and staff, as he encouraged those present to build businesses according to Catholic social teachings. “Tonight, I’m going to be talking about why Catholics…

Weekend Domination: Crusaders Notch Victories in Rugby, Soccer, and Volleyball

The Crusaders earned their first rugby victory, the Lady Crusaders swept a volleyball tri-match in New York, and the Crusaders soccer team picked up back-to-back wins over the weekend, both at home and on the road. Men’s soccer launched the busy weekend with a match against Potomac State College on Friday night — a team Christendom had never beaten. The young talent of the Crusaders quickly brushed off the weight of history, with Peter Day leading Christendom to a 5-2…

All Six Christendom Fall Sports Set to Compete Over Parents Weekend

Crusader sports teams are gearing up for a jam-packed weekend, with all six of the college’s fall sports teams competing at home and away during Parents Weekend. At home, the Crusaders will play back-to-back soccer matches on Friday at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday at 3:00 p.m., while the Lady Crusaders will take the soccer field at home on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. When the men’s soccer team returns to Crusader Field tonight at 5:00 p.m., they will be riding a…

College President Fights Back Against Humanae Vitae Dissent

Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell joined Church leaders in releasing a statement affirming the Church’s teachings on contraception this week, in the wake of a controversial new document from dissident theologians presented at the United Nations on Tuesday. The dissenting document, which was presented in response to the upcoming 50th anniversary of Blessed Paul VI’s landmark Humanae Vitae encyclical, contains conclusions that misrepresent the Church’s teachings on contraception and human sexuality. “We, the undersigned scholars, affirm that the Catholic…

First Things Editor Reno to Discuss Christianity in Public Life at Christendom College

First Things magazine editor Dr. Rusty Reno will deliver a lecture titled “Christianity in Public Life” to the Christendom College community on Monday, October 3. Starting off the college’s Major Speaker Program for the 2016-17 academic year, the talk will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the St. Lawrence Commons and is open to the public. A native of Baltimore, Md., Reno received his B.A. from Haverford College, before earning his Ph.D. from Yale University. Baptized into the Episcopal Church, Reno…

Registration Now Open for Homecoming Weekend

Christendom College will welcome hundreds of alumni back to its Front Royal, Va., campus for Homecoming Weekend, held this year from October 7-9. Featuring numerous, alumni-themed events, such as class reunions, a family fun day, and the 37th annual East vs. West football game, Homecoming Weekend is now open for registration through September 30. “Homecoming is the chance to relive your old memories — the ones that made Christendom your Christendom, during your time at the college. Come celebrate with…

Entrepreneur Tim Busch to Speak at Christendom’s Life on Tap

Christendom will welcome Tim Busch, founder of The Busch Firm and the Napa Institute, to campus next Monday, September 26, for the college’s popular “Life on Tap” networking series. Sponsored by the college’s career and leadership development office, the talk will give students the valuable opportunity to meet and learn from one of the most successful Catholic business leaders in the United States. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the college’s St. Kilian’s Café, with refreshments provided. Busch…

2 Minutes to Tie: Crusaders Score 14 in Final Minutes to Draw Duke

Christendom opened its rugby season this past Saturday, September 17, with a suspenseful match against nationally recognized Duke University, coming back from a 15-29 deficit in the second half to draw the Blue Devils 29-29. Playing in front of a deafening home crowd, the Crusaders fought hard against their new conference rival, making impressive drives and big tackles, but also showing their youth with some key misses in the second half. The Crusaders, playing in their first full fall season,…

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