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College Begins 36th Academic Year with Record Enrollment
August 26, 2014

On August 22, Christendom College welcomed 122 new freshmen to its Front Royal, Va., campus making a record enrollment of 432 students for the acclaimed liberal arts college...

news College President Appointed as Pontifical Consultor by Pope Francis
August 19, 2014

Pope Francis has renewed the appointment of Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell as consultor to the Pontifical Council for the Family. O'Donnell received a letter earlier this month from Council President Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia stating his congratulations...

news Alumna Leads in "Future of Pro-Life Movement"
August 13, 2014

“I believe they are the real future of the pro-life movement,” Christendom College Alumna Mary Brand says of local crisis pregnancy centers. “It's where the rubber hits the road"...

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news College Announces Two Fall Open House Events
August 6, 2014

Christendom College is pleased to announce two Open House events for the fall of 2014: Monday, October 13 (Columbus Day) and Saturday, November 22.  The Open Houses will include a tour of campus, classroom visits, informational sessions on student life and financial assistance, as well as an opportunity to hear vice president for enrollment Tom McFadden speak on the Christendom difference with a Q & A session...
news Christendom Graduate School Holds Hooding and Commencement Exercises
August 5, 2014

On August 2, the Christendom Graduate School held its 2014 Hooding and Commencement Ceremonies awarding nine Master of Arts in Theological Studies. College Chaplain Fr. Stephen McGraw, along with graduates Fr. Paul Nguyen and Fr. Andrew Luong, celebrated Mass before the ceremony, which was held in Christ the King Chapel...
Graduate School Alumna Brings Hope to Youth
July 29, 2014

Now more than ever, articulate and passionate Catholics are needed in the education and evangelization of our youth. Simone Rizkallah came to the Christendom Graduate School because she saw that need, and is now teaching and evangelizing at St. Mary's Catholic High School in Phoenix, Ariz. In recent interview, Rizkallah revealed how—armed with her Christendom education—she is bringing a message of hope to the youth in her school...

Students Credit Christendom Summer Program for Best Week of Their Lives
July 24, 2014

Christendom College recently concluded its 16th year of hosting its wildly popular Experience Christendom Summer Program for rising high school seniors. As usual, the 179 students who participated in the four one-week sessions found their time at the college to be life-changing...

College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell to Deliver Lectures at Institute of Catholic Culture
July 9, 2014

Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell will deliver a lecture on July 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, O'Donnell's talk is entitled "St. John Paul II’s Novo Millennio Ineunte: A Vision for the Future of the Church"...

History Professor Reveals Archeological Findings at Global Conference
July 2, 2014

In March of 2013, Dr. Brendan McGuire, a professor of history at Christendom College, conducted a weeklong archaeological field study, focusing on the existing Byzantine-era churches of Istanbul, Turkey. It was an experience that he described as “exhilarating.” Last month, after a year of research, McGuire presented a paper, which solved an age-old archeological puzzle, at the second annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University...

news Theology Professor to Launch Lecture Series in Chantilly, Va.
July 1, 2014

Mary Stanford, a professor of theology at Christendom College, will launch a lecture series entitled “Faith and Fertility” in Chantilly, Va., on July 10 at 7:00 p.m. Hosted by St. Veronica Catholic Church, Stanford will speak on "The Beauty of God’s Truth: God’s Intention for Human Sexuality"...
Full House and Excitement at Christendom's High School Summer Program
June 26, 2014

All 176 spots of the four sessions of the Experience Christendom Summer Program are filled. The program, currently enjoying its second session, gives rising seniors a one-week taste of Christendom College’s academic, spiritual, and cultural life. This year’s participants are describing their experience at the program as “life-changing” and “amazing” in a new video...

news Christendom Alumnus Appointed to Top Post with U.S. Bishops Conference
June 17, 2014

Christendom College alumnus Mark Rohlena ('00), president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, has been named director of the Office of Domestic Social Development of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)...


Philosophy Professor Mark Wunsch to Deliver Lectures at Institute of Catholic Culture
June 16, 2014

Prof. Mark Wunsch, professor of philosophy at Christendom College, will deliver a two-part lecture series on June 22 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. at St. John the Beloved Church Hall in McLean, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Wunsch's talk is entitled "Ockham & Luther: Roots of the Protestant Heresy"...

news College Plays a Pivotal Role in New Priestly Vocations
June 12, 2014

"Christendom played a pivotal role in my vocation,” says alumnus Rev. Mr. Daniel Heenan (’05).  He, along with fellow alumnus, Rev. Mr. Zachary Akers ('05), will be ordained priests by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, June 14 in Leesburg, Va...

news Students Assist Local Community through Summer Internships
June 11, 2014

This summer, three political science students from Christendom College are enjoying local internships studying the historic buildings of Strasburg, Va...

news Rising Sophomore Gets Hands-On Experience in Journalism
June 5, 2014

Abby Wilkinson, a rising sophomore at Christendom College, is spending her summer days on Capitol Hill, where she is authorized to be in all press areas and has easy access to congressmen and senators...

70th Alumnus of Christendom College Ordained a Priest
June 2, 2014

On May 31, Christendom College alumnus Jerome Guld joined the ranks of the college's—now—70 alumni priests, being ordained in the Diocese of Trenton, N.J. Guld says that he felt the call to the priesthood in high school, but didn't give it serious thought until his years at Christendom...

news Literature Professor Dr. Ben Reinhard to Deliver Lectures at Institute of Catholic Culture
May 29, 2014

Christendom College literature professor Dr. Ben Reinhard will deliver a two part lecture on June 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael Church Hall in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Reinhard's series is entitled "Searching for Salvation: The Quest for the Holy Grail."

Vietnamese Graduate Students Find a Faithful Education at Christendom
May 28, 2014

The Christendom Graduate School excels in the training of catechists and directors of religious education. Its affordable, flexible, and faithful program has attracted students from across the U.S. and beyond. Recently the graduate school has seen a rise in Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American students, both online and on-campus...