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TV Personality Fr. Robert Spitzer Encourages Students to Restore Today’s Culture in Christ

Author and television personality Fr. Robert Spitzer delivered a lecture at Christendom College on Monday, September 18, speaking on the “Four Levels of Happiness.” The engaging talk delved into Fr. Spitzer’s summary of how to reach the greatest level of happiness in this life and the next, as he encouraged students to go out in the culture and spread the good news about true happiness to others. “Happiness has been trivialized in our culture,” said Fr. Spitzer. “If we are…

Alumnus Begins Life at St. Bernard Abbey

The religious life just got richer this past weekend, with alumnus John Adams taking his first steps into the religious life, joining St. Bernard Abbey as a postulant. [caption id="attachment_14134" align="aligncenter" width="625"] John "J.J." Adams (left) joined St. Bernard Abbey as a postulant.[/caption] Adams, a 2017 Christendom graduate who served the school as student body vice president, is the first alumnus to join the Abbey, located in Cullman, Alabama. As a postulant, Adams will join the monks of the Abbey…

Alumnus Carves Out Successful Woodworking Business

Woodworking is a craft passed down from generation to generation. Even after thousands of years, men still utilize woodworking for tables, chairs, and more, whether for practical or decorative reasons. Establishing oneself as a successful woodworker with their own business is no easy task, however, as is the case with any business. Alumnus Corey Morgan has found a way to become one of those successful men, with his shop producing beautiful custom furniture, cabinetry, and more, making homes, companies, and…

Turning Your Writing into a Successful Career

Everyone writes, but how can you turn that ability into a successful career? Alumni John Clark and Matt Hadro, both successful in the fields of book writing and journalism, discussed just that at the first “Life on Tap” networking event of the fall semester. Clark, an author, political speechwriter, and weekly blogger for the National Catholic Register, and Hadro, the D.C. correspondent for Catholic News Agency, both shared their unique perspectives with close to a hundred students at the event,…

Fr. Robert Spitzer to Speak on Happiness

Fr. Robert Spitzer is coming to Christendom. The author and former Gonzaga University president will deliver a lecture on the “Four Levels of Happiness” to the college community on Monday, September 18, beginning at 7:15 p.m. in the college’s St. Lawrence Commons. [caption id="attachment_14055" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.[/caption] Fr. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D., is the author of many books, including New Proofs for the Existence of God, and has appeared on Larry King Live, where he famously debated…

Student Earns Physical Therapy Internship at UVA Hospital

Aches, pains, injuries — every human being has them at one point or another in their lifetime. For every person with these health issues, there is another special individual that is trained to help them through the healing process. Junior Emily Farabaugh is on her way to becoming one of those special individuals, thanks to a physical therapy internship she undertook at University of Virginia hospital over the summer. Farabaugh, an English major at Christendom, has been involved with sports…

College Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Academic Convocation

Christendom College celebrated its 40th anniversary with an academic convocation this past Saturday, where it honored renowned philosopher and theologian Fr. James Schall, SJ, religious leader Mother Mary Assumpta Long, OP, and pro-life heroes Chris and Joan Bell. Fr. Schall received an honorary doctorate during the event, Mother Assumpta received the college’s St. Catherine of Siena Award, and the Bells were awarded the college’s Pro Deo et Patria medal. Fr. Schall, professor emeritus at Georgetown University and author of Another Sort of…

Successful Alumni Writers to Mentor Students at Life on Tap

Alumni John Clark and Matt Hadro, both successful alumni in the fields of book writing and journalism, will reveal the secrets to their success on Tuesday, September 12, in the first “Life on Tap” networking event of the fall semester. Held at 7:30 p.m. in Christendom’s St. Kilian’s Café, the alumni will give insights and reflections on their career fields, and will be available for networking with students before and after the event. Refreshments will be provided, and all are…

Remembering an Everyday Hero with Golf Tourney

Christendom College will celebrate the memory of its late athletic director, Thomas S. Vander Woude, with the eighth annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, October 6, at the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club in Front Royal, Virginia. The tournament, which attracts Christendom alumni and supporters from across the country each year, raises funds for the college’s Thomas S. Vander Woude Athletic Scholarship. [caption id="attachment_13823" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The 8th annual tournament will be held at Blue Ridge…

Catholic Luminaries to be Honored at 40th Anniversary Convocation

Christendom will commemorate its 40th anniversary on September 14, and will celebrate with an academic convocation this Saturday, September 9, where Fr. James Schall, SJ, Mother Mary Assumpta Long, OP, and pro-life heroes Joan and Chris Bell will be honored for their heroic work. [caption id="attachment_13952" align="aligncenter" width="625"] A fireworks display over campus for the 35th Anniversary. A similar display will illuminate the night sky for the 40th.[/caption] Fr. James Schall, SJ, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at the…

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