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Catholic College Presidents Lack Theology Training

The lack of theologically educated Catholic college presidents was the subject of a recent article by Judy Roberts in the National Catholic Register newspaper. In the July 20-26 issue of the Register, Roberts begins her story by talking about Christendom President, Dr. Timothy O'Donnell. "Dr. Timothy O'Donnell is an anomaly in the world of Catholic academia today. Like most of his counterparts at other American Catholic colleges and universities, the president of Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., is a layman. Unlike…

Christendom Alumna Makes New Book a Labor of Love

Agnes Curley graduated from Christendom College in 1997. A couple of years later, she married convert to the Faith and Christendom grad Daniel Penny, ‘97. They were very much excited about raising a family and were well-versed in the Church's teaching on the nature of marriage and the family. But, the specifics of the various trials and tribulations, joys and sorrows to be experienced during pregnancy had never really been "catholicized" in a book before. So, Agnes Penny, being the…

High School Summer Program Great Success

Now completed its 5th year, the annual High School Summer Program at Christendom drew 74 high school juniors and seniors from across the United States and abroad. For the first time, Christendom’s Admissions Office organized two separate sessions of this most anticipated program, thus enabling even more teenagers to attend. In fact, the students came from 28 different states, with 11 traveling from the Lone Star state of Texas. Thirty-four teenagers participated in the first session, which began on June…

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