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Christendom’s Carroll Named Amongst Top 50 Notable Converts

Christendom’s founder Dr. Warren H. Carroll has been named one of the “50 Notable Converts You Should Know” by the National Catholic Register. [caption id="attachment_16286" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Carroll has been named amongst the Top 50 Notable Converts, according to the National Catholic Register.[/caption] The article is timely, as this year’s converts prepare to enter the Church this Easter. Carroll, who was a Deist before converting to Catholicism, is highlighted due to his founding of Christendom and for his multivolume historical work, History…

College’s Mystery Dinner Theater Promises Laughs and Thrills

Christendom’s Class of 2018 will present the annual Mystery Dinner Theater on April 7 and 8. Titled “Murder on Board the SS MDT,” the student-written and directed production will begin at 7:00 p.m. both nights in St. Lawrence Commons on Christendom’s Front Royal, Virginia, campus. [caption id="attachment_16281" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The annual Mystery Dinner Theater will be performed on the evenings of April 7-8.[/caption] This year’s Mystery Dinner Theater promises to humor audiences of all ages, as they work with the cast of students…

Christendom Wins 2nd Annual Frassati Rugby Invitational

The Christendom Crusaders handily won the 2nd annual Frassati Rugby Invitational on Saturday, March 24, defeating Franciscan University of Steubenville and Ave Maria University on a muddy day in Steubenville, Ohio. After winning the tournament last year in front of their packed home crowd, the Crusaders traveled to Ohio to defend the Shield and keep it in the Christendom trophy case. As hosts this year, Franciscan played in the first game of the day, taking on the Ave Maria Papists. The…

Justice Clarence Thomas to Join Class of 2018 at Graduation

Christendom College will honor the 110 members of its 39th graduating class during Commencement Weekend, May 11-13. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will give the commencement address at this year’s ceremony on May 12, and will be awarded the college’s Pro Deo et Patria Award during the exercises. Fr. Paul Scalia — the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — will offer the Baccalaureate Mass for the graduates and their parents on May 11. [caption id="attachment_16256" align="aligncenter" width="625"]…

Scholarship Price Match Program Gives Students Top-Notch Education at Discounted Price

College is one of the biggest investments one makes in life. While it can cost a lot, the returns are often great, with graduates embarking on successful careers for the rest of their lives. Still, making that initial investment can be difficult, as was the case for current freshmen Nhema Nkere and Stephen Buonocore. While the cost of college initially seemed daunting, Christendom’s Scholarship Price Match Program made attending their top choice college possible, resulting in an education and a…

Remembering Spiritual Father and Former Professor Fr. Mark Pilon

Christendom College mourns the loss of Fr. Mark Pilon, former professor of theology and beloved member of the chaplaincy. Fr. Pilon was one of the spiritual fathers of Christendom in its earliest days, and continued to say Mass at Christendom until late in his life. He passed away from cancer on March 19, at the age of 74. [caption id="attachment_16209" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Fr. Mark Pilon, speaking at Christendom in the late 1980s.[/caption] “Fr. Mark Pilon was a fine priest, deeply…

Christendom, Franciscan and Ave Maria to Compete in Rugby Tournament

Christendom College will travel to Ohio on March 24th to compete in the 2nd Annual Frassati Invitational Rugby Tournament, playing against Ave Maria University and the Franciscan University of Steubenville on Franciscan’s campus. Three matches of hard-hitting rugby will be played between the three teams, all for the chance of winning the Frassati Shield trophy. [caption id="attachment_16200" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The Crusaders will compete in the 2nd annual tournament, this year at Franciscan University of Steubenville.[/caption] The Crusaders are hoping to…

College Receives Record Amount of Interest and Applications

Christendom’s admissions office is experiencing record increases in applications across the board. From undergraduate applications to the Experience Christendom Summer Program, the college is seeing a level of unprecedented interest, as more and more students seek out its authentically Catholic liberal arts education. [caption id="attachment_16191" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Christendom is experiencing a record level of interest and applications across the board.[/caption] "We’re thrilled to see this level of interest in Christendom’s education,” says director of admissions Sam Phillips. “For the past…

Music Star Marie Miller Performs at Christendom

We’ve all listened to music. It’s on our radios, our phones, and more. We sing along to the songs we love, and even perform in front of our friends and families sometimes. But what about turning this love into a living? That’s exactly what alumna Marie Miller has done, taking her love of literature and beauty, which grew at Christendom, and channeling that with her immense talent into a successful music career. Miller returned to Christendom on March 13 to…

Sophomore Throws No-Hitter, Named USCAA Player of the Week

Sophomore Ian Heisler has been named the USCAA Baseball Player of the Week, the organization just announced yesterday. Heisler, in his second year of playing baseball at Christendom, threw a no-hitter in the Crusaders’ season opener on March 3. [caption id="attachment_16146" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Heisler, a sophomore, threw a no-hitter in Christendom's season opener.[/caption] Heisler shut down Williamson College throughout his outing with a masterful performance, allowing no runs, no hits, and only three baserunners. By the end of his complete…