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Christendom’s $40 Million Campaign Reaches Pivotal Moment

A Call to Greatness, Christendom College’s ambitious $40 million campaign is in its final stages, with only $1 million left to raise. The funds raised by the campaign will go toward building a new chapel, and bolstering the college’s endowment and annual funds to strengthen its financial aid offerings. “As the completion of the Call to Greatness campaign approaches, we are distinctly reminded of God’s faithfulness,” says Christendom president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell. “For four decades, Christendom College has been a shining beacon of hope…

College’s New Admissions Team Excited for New Year

For most colleges and universities today, maintaining and growing enrollment has become a thing of the past. Each year, admissions offices around the country are beginning their new academic years having under-delivered and missing their recruitment targets by a long shot.  At Christendom College, though, since the fall of 2013, the admissions office has been meeting and exceeding its targets, year after year, thanks to having a unique educational experience to offer, and the hard work of its admissions staff.…

Christendom Grad School Professor Named to Vatican Secretariat of State

Graduate School professor Fr. Paul deLadurantaye has been appointed to the English section of the Vatican Secretariat of State. Fr. deLadurantaye, who is also the secretary for catechetics and sacred liturgy for the Diocese of Arlington, will begin his five-year term on September 1, serving in the Apostolic Office in the Vatican. [caption id="attachment_17447" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Fr. Paul deLadurantaye.[/caption] “This appointment is a recognition of Father deLadurantaye’s faithful priestly service and his many gifts and abilities,” said Bishop Michael F.…

O’Donnell’s Sacred Heart Book Featured on Kresta in the Afternoon

College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell’s recently re-released book, Heart of the Redeemer, was featured on the popular Kresta in the Afternoon radio show this past week. O’Donnell participated in a live interview with host Al Kresta on the show, with the two discussing the book, the importance of devotion to the Sacred Heart, and more. [caption id="attachment_17368" align="aligncenter" width="625"] O'Donnell spoke with Al Kresta about the revised edition of "Heart of the Redeemer."[/caption] Heart of the Redeemer is O’Donnell’s acclaimed work on the history…

Student-Athletes Named to All-American and All-Championship Rugby Teams

The awards keep rolling in for Christendom’s student-athletes this summer, with multiple Crusaders named to the NSCRO’s rugby All-American, All-Championship, and Rising Stars teams for the 2017-18 season. [caption id="attachment_17354" align="aligncenter" width="625"] (L to R) Dominic Mann, Vincent Duhig, Tim Marra, Thomas Audino, and Daniel Snyman.[/caption] Recent graduate Dominic Mann was named to the All-Americans team, along with 24 other players from the best NSCRO teams in the nation. Players were considered based on nominations and reports from NSCRO scouts…

Saintly Military Hero Set to Inspire Generations of Students

“Servant of God Fr. Vincent Capodanno will be a great inspiration to Christendom students because they are young, have high ideals, and are looking for a challenge,” says Arlington Diocese priest Fr. Daniel Mode, the progenitor for Fr. Capodanno’s cause for sainthood. Fr. Mode recently initiated a project with the college to dedicate a stained-glass window of Fr. Capodanno for the new Christ the King Chapel. [caption id="attachment_17363" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Fr. Capodanno in Vietnam.[/caption] Fr. Capodanno’s story began in 1929…

Christendom’s Graduate School Making Big Additions This Fall

Christendom’s Graduate School of Theology has been helping educate the leaders of the New Evangelization since 1969, when it was first founded as the Notre Dame Catechetical Institute by Msgr. Eugene Kevane. Since merging with Christendom College in 1997, hundreds of students have experienced the transformative nature of this unique education and have been deeply impressed with the knowledge and faithfulness of its esteemed faculty. [caption id="attachment_17348" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Graduate School Dean Dr. R.J. Matava.[/caption] This fall, the Graduate School is…

Experience Christendom Summer Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Experience Christendom Summer Program is in the middle of celebrating its 20th anniversary this summer, with three sessions already complete. The program, which is the most popular, well-attended, and highly ranked pre-college program of its kind, continues to fill its week-long sessions, as students rush to find out why it has the reputation of being the “best week ever.” [caption id="attachment_17334" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Students are learning from Christendom faculty in the classroom.[/caption] “That the program is even more acclaimed than ever, twenty years…

Soccer Player Ready to Serve Others at Christendom

Soccer is the talk of the whole world right now, thanks to the World Cup. Children, teens, and adults watch the games, and dream of what it would be like to play soccer in such a setting. For young adults, such as Colombian native Pablo Boada, who have played and loved soccer most of their lives, there is an even greater appreciation for what is unfolding on their screens, and an inspiration to compete even harder when they play. Boada, who…

Seniors Earn Marketing Experience with Leading D.C. Book Publisher

Rising Christendom College seniors Tamlyn Sheng and Maria Pogue are getting excellent resume building experiences in D.C. this summer, working as marketing and publicity interns for leading conservative book publisher Regnery Publishing. Although many might imagine that only those majoring in marketing would be able to get one of these highly sought-after internships, both Sheng and Pogue have found that their liberal arts education has given them a real advantage. “While other students may seek to pursue a degree specializing…

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