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College Prepares for 2015 Mission Trips

Preparation for Christendom's ever-popular mission trips is well underway. The College Mission Program will host five spring break mission trips in 2015 to Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, the Dominican Republic, and the Bronx, New York City. Mission Trip Coordinator and philosophy professor Mike Brown and Assistant Coordinator Julie Cipriano were thrilled by the enthusiastic response to the trips last year, which saw 25% of the student body participate in a mission trip. “That number is unheard of on most college campuses,…

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Sixteen Percent of Students Go on Mission Trips

Sixteen percent of Christendom College's student body participated in Spring Break mission trips earlier this month. The students traveled to Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Peru, and New York to work with those in need. "I went expecting to be of service to the locals, but instead came home having received so much more from the people than I ever could have given them," sophomore Theresa Francis said of her recent mission trip to the Dominican Republic. She was one of…

18% of Student Body to Embark on Spring Break Mission Trips

Nearly 18% of Christendom’s student body, along with alumni and faculty, will travel across and outside the United States this week for the college’s annual spring break mission trips. Traveling to Peru, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Malta, and Denver, Colorado, the students will spend their spring breaks giving to others and truly living out the mission of Christendom College. [caption id="attachment_29982" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Students helping build a staircase in Peru last year.[/caption] Christendom has been sending students on mission trips for…

Christendom Students Bring Love of Christ Abroad on Mission Trips

Approximately 15% of the students studying at Christendom College’s Front Royal, Va., campus spent their spring break traveling across South America and the Dominican Republic. From ministering to impoverished children in Guatemala to constructing concrete staircases in the foothills of Peru, the students brought the love of Christ to these third-world countries, fulfilling the mission of Christendom College — to “restore all things in Christ” — in the process. This year marks the seventeenth year that the college has organized…

Students Discover Life-Changing Experiences Through Mission Trips

During Christendom College's spring break, 61 students traveled to Honduras, the Dominican Republic, and New York City for missionary work. The students' work ranged from evangelization efforts to digging latrines. Twelve students went to Honduras, along with alumna Mary Kate Hunt, Associate Dean of Student Life Tambi Spitz, and Fr. John Luke of the Community of St. John. Twenty-four students and Theology professor Raymund O'Herron went to the Dominican Republic. Philosophy professor and Missions Program Director Michael Brown joined a…

Record Percentage of Christendom Students Share New Evangelization on Mission Trips

A record-setting 30% of the Christendom student body, along with a number of faculty and staff, participated in this year’s spring break mission trip program from March 6-15, traveling around the world to places in South America, Central America, and the United States. From feeding the homeless to building a schoolhouse, over 130 participants were able to expand their own life experience and gain a better understanding of the spiritual and corporal works of mercy that are an essential part…

Thirty Percent of Christendom’s Student Body Prepares for Spring Break Mission Trips

Christendom College students are preparing to go on spring break mission trips this March. Past years have seen upwards of 25% of the student body go on a mission trip, but this year, according to the director of the mission programs, Mike Brown, the number will rise to almost 30%. The students will travel to Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, the Dominican Republic, the Bronx, and, for the first time, Stamford, Connecticut, in order to aid certain charities and religious organizations in…

Students Prepare to Travel Abroad for Annual Spring Break Mission Trips

Christendom College students are preparing to embark on the college’s annual spring break mission trips, March 4-13, 2016. Students will travel to Peru, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic to rebuild homes, minister to the young and elderly, and spread the love of Christ to these third-world countries. Entering its seventeenth year, Christendom’s mission program has sent over eight hundred students, thirty faculty and staff, and twenty alumni across the globe in a mission of aid and evangelization. While other college-aged…

20th Year of Spring Break Mission Trips Brings Evangelization and Aid Worldwide

When Christendom sent students on a spring break mission trip for the first time in 1999, those involved could not have expected how big the initiative would become over the subsequent years. Twenty years later, over 18% of the student body spent their spring break on mission trips, traveling to Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Malta, and Colorado, continuing that same spirit of “restoring all things in Christ” that inspired the first Christendom student missionaries all those years ago. Over…