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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)...


news 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 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...



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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"...


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"...
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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...

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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."


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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...

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College Honors Dr. Peter Kreeft and Rev. Terence Henry at Commencement Ceremonies
May 21, 2014

Christendom College celebrated its Commencement Weekend on May 16-18 by awarding degrees to 69 graduates, as well as honoring renowned author and philosopher Dr. Peter Kreeft and Rev. Terence Henry, the chancellor of Franciscan University...

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Christendom's Freshman Fireman Seeks to Grow in Career and Relationship with God
May 13, 2014

Nineteen-year-old Dan Turner is a freshman at Christendom College with more than the average amount of responsibility for a student his age.  As a part-time volunteer fireman and full-time student, Turner is always on the job, spending his free time embracing what he calls his "special opportunity to go above and beyond by helping people on what could potentially be their worst day"...
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College Mission Program Highlighted in Catholic News Service Video
May 12, 2014

Christendom College's robust spring break mission trip program is featured in a new video from the Catholic News Service. Interviewing mission trip coordinator Mike Brown, as well as several students, the video examines what inspired a record 90 Christendom students—25% of the college's student body—to become missionaries this spring...

news Student-Entrepreneur Ready for Career in Business
May 9, 2014

Christendom College philosophy major Jonathan Fioramonti has big plans following his graduation on May 17. As a partner in an entrepreneurial success story, Fioramonti will continue to grow his business, Block Party Bricks, and bring Christ to the workplace...
news Student Reflects on Mission Trip Experience in Catholic Herald
May 6, 2014

Christendom College freshman Bridget Handy recently published an article in the Arlington Catholic Herald on her experience during her spring break mission trip to the Dominican Republic. In her article, Handy echoes the words of St. John Paul the Great, in saying that “missionary activity is a matter for all Christians"...
news Professor and Alumna Appear in Catholic and CBS News Programs
April 30, 2014

Catholic News Service interviewed Christendom College theology professor Eric Jenislawski in a special segment on the tradition of chapel veil wearing. Also appearing in the news was alumna Sister Miriam Esther (Lorraine Podlinsek, '05) and the members of her order, the Benedictine Sisters of Mary. The Benedictine sisters appeared in a special CBS news segment on their No. 1 Billboard album, Lent at Ephesus...


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College to Hold Second Annual Summer Program in Ireland
April 22, 2013

This summer, Christendom College will hold its second annual St. Columcille Institute, a program in Ireland featuring classes in Catholic theology, history, and literature. Held from July 20 to August 11, 2014, the Institute invites young Catholic leaders in Ireland and America to acquire the intellectual tools they need to be effective agents in the New Evangelization...