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A Reflection on Exploring Florence

A Reflection on Exploring Florence

Angela Goddard (’21) reflects on visiting Florence with the Christendom Rome Program.  On a rainy Thursday afternoon in November the Christendom students studying in Rome boarded an Italian tour bus and set out for Florence, the Italian city renowned world-wide...
Witnessing the Canonization of John Henry Newman

Witnessing the Canonization of John Henry Newman

James O’Reilly (’21) reflects on being present at the Canonization Mass of Saint John Henry Newman  For the students, alumni, and faculty of Christendom College, the canonization of John Henry Newman was a momentous occasion. My classmates and I have...
A Reflection on Pilgrimage Week

A Reflection on Pilgrimage Week

James O’Reilly (’21) reflects on the pilgrimage to Siena, Assisi, and Orvieto. Most Catholics know the names of St. Catherine of Siena, and St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi. Some know their stories. But my fellow classmates and I were recently blessed to go beyond...
The First Days in Rome

The First Days in Rome

Angela Goddard (’21) reflects on her first days in the Eternal City. Although we have only been in Rome just over a week, so much has happened since we first arrived it truly feels like longer. When we showed up to Residence Balduina on our first day, the Rome...