Christendom College


Pope Benedict XVI Appoints College President Timothy O’Donnell to Pontifical Council for the Family

Pope Benedict XVI has renewed Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell's appointment as Consultor of the Pontifical Council for the Family. O'Donnell received a letter earlier this month from Council President Ennio Cardinal Antonelli stating his congratulations. "I would like to express my deep satisfaction for the possibility to continue to profit from your competent and esteemed collaboration in the activities of this [Council]," the Cardinal stated in his letter. "It has been a great honor to work with the…

Former Swiss Guard Shares Business Tips from John Paul II

Entrepreneur and former Swiss Guard Andreas Widmer delivered a talk entitled "Seven Things I Learned from Pope John Paul II on Being a Catholic Business Person" to students and faculty at Christendom College on October 5. In his address, Widmer related anecdotes from his experiences with Pope John Paul II to illustrate seven lessons: live a life based on Faith and prayer; plan for the future, but live in the present; give yourself completely to your vocation; use your position…

College to Dedicate Basketball Court to Thomas Vander Woude

On Sunday, October 11, Christendom College will dedicate the Crusader Gymnasium Basketball Court to former Athletic Director Mr. Thomas Vander Woude who died saving the life of his youngest son. The ceremony will begin with Mass celebrated by College Chaplain Fr. Daniel Gee for the soul of Mr. Thomas Vander Woude at 10 a.m. The dedication will follow immediately after Mass at approximately 11:15 a.m. "The dedication of the gym floor to my father is a great thing," Athletic Director…

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