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Crusaders Dominate Franciscan University in Annual Shield Match
April 20, 2015

The Christendom Crusaders travelled to Franciscan University of Steubenville this past Saturday, April 18, for the second annual Shield Rugby Match, dominating the Barons in a crushing 57-11 victory...

 


news Christendom to Honor Bishop Loverde and Dr. Alice von Hildebrand at Commencement
March 30, 2015

Christendom College will celebrate Commencement weekend on May 15-17, and will honor renowned author, and Catholic luminary, Dr. Alice von Hildebrand and the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, Va., at the ceremony...

news Francis Cardinal Arinze to Join Prominent Speakers at Summer Conference
March 30, 2015

Francis Cardinal Arinze will join other prominent speakers for Christendom College’s biennial summer conference, on Saturday, July 11, on its Front Royal, Va. campus. The one-day conference, titled “Encountering Christ: Apologetics and the New Evangelization,” will feature Cardinal Arinze, along with Marcus Grodi, Scott Hahn, Patrick Madrid, Timothy O'Donnell, Brendan McGuire, and R.J. Matava...


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news Christendom Students Launch Pro-Life “Planned Parenthood Project”
April 24, 2015

Christendom College’s Students for Life group recently initiated the “Planned Parenthood Project,” an activity that the group hopes will help raise awareness of the evils of abortion on other college campuses. A student initiative, the organization seeks to evangelize on secular campuses and defend human life in all its forms, but especially in its earliest stages...
news Christendom Professor Reveals Truth Behind Crusades, Garners Acclaim
April 24, 2015

Christendom College professor and historian Steve Weidenkopf’s new work, The Glory of the Crusades, is garnering new critical acclaim from news media outlets, as evidenced by a recent review by Stephanie Pacheco in Crisis Magazine...
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Former County Supervisor Chris Collins to Mentor Students at Christendom
April 22, 2015

Chris Collins, former member of the Frederick County Board of Supervisors, will be speaking at Christendom College on April 27 at 1 p.m. in St. Thomas Aquinas Hall, as part of the college’s politics practica program speaker series. Collins, who is also a law firm partner, will speak to students  and offer advice based on his experience in the world of public policy...

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Crusader Rugby Team Aims to Continue Winning Streak at Home This Weekend
April 22, 2015

The Christendom Crusaders return to home field this weekend, taking on the Lord Fairfax Community College Lions on April 25 at 1:00 p.m. on Crusader Fields...

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And Then There Were None to be Performed on Campus
April 21, 2015

The Christendom College Players will take the stage this weekend to perform the thrilling mystery And Then There Were None on April 24-26. A stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s legendary thriller, the play includes a very talented cast of students, and will be directed by alumni Andrew Clark (’14) and Mary Harrington (’11). The play will be performed at Christendom’s St. John the Evangelist Library, and all are invited to attend...

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Liberal Arts Gives Alumni the Edge in Congress and the Heritage Foundation
April 21, 2015

Congressional legislative director Cyrus Artz and the Heritage Foundation’s Colleen Harmon, both young leaders in today’s political field, spoke to Christendom students as part of the college’s politics practica program speaker series on April 20.  Both alumni of Christendom College, Artz and Harmon explained how their liberal arts degrees give them the edge to succeed in politics, and how current students can achieve similar success in internships and jobs rooted in politics and economics...

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Senior Class Raises Over $7000 in Annual Mystery Dinner Theater
April 20, 2015

The Class of 2015 presented Christendom College’s annual Mystery Dinner Theater on April 10 and 12, with their original play, “Mental Reservation: The West Wing Story.” Filled with suspense, hilarity, and delicious food, the annual play raised over $7000 for the senior class gift, which will be donated back to the college at the end of the academic year... 

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USCCB Director and Former National Geographic CFO Offer Insights to Non-Profit Success
April 15, 2015

Mark Rohlena (’00) and Christendom College’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Ken Ferguson were the featured speakers at the career and leadership development’s popular networking series, “Life on Tap,” held in St. Kilian’s Café on April 14. Over fifty students, faculty, staff, and alumni listened to these two very distinguished and accomplished men discuss how invaluable a Christendom, liberal arts education can be in aiding them to achieve success in their lives and careers...

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Crusaders to Play Franciscan University in Annual Rugby Shield Match
April 15, 2015

The Christendom Crusaders will travel to Ohio to take on rival the Franciscan University of Steubenville Barons this Saturday, April 18, at 4:00 p.m., in the second annual rugby Shield Match...
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Prospective Students Experience the Christendom Difference at Spring Open House
April 15, 2015

The next generation of potential Christendom students visited campus this past week for the college’s first open house event of the semester. Arriving just in time to witness the beauty of Christendom in the spring, high school students, and their families, were given the unique opportunity to attend classes, tour the campus, listen to presentations, and experience an authentic taste of what everyday life is like at Christendom...
news Christendom Alumna Founds Dynamic Marriage Prep Ministry Sweeping the Nation
April 14, 2015

Christendom alumna Mary-Rose (Lombard) Verret (’04) is setting new, exciting trends in diocesan marriage preparation, thanks to “Witness to Love,” a new marriage preparation ministry she recently founded, under the guidance of Archbishop Gregory Aymond of the Archdiocese of New Orleans...

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Crusaders Score Combined 128 Points in Jeff Hewitt Memorial Cup, Concede Zero
April 13, 2015

The Crusaders rugby team crushed the opposition this past Saturday, not allowing a single point to be scored against them in the Jeff Hewitt Memorial Cup Tournament in Pittsburgh. Easily taking the Cup trophy, the Crusaders scored a combined total of 128 points in all three games, continuing their already-impressive season in extraordinary fashion...

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Crusaders Split Softball Double Header Against University of Valley Forge
April 13, 2015

Lady Crusader softball continued their winning streak this past Saturday, splitting a double header against the formidable Patriots of the University of Valley Forge. Energized offensively by a homerun and another impressive outing from sophomore pitcher Mary Solitario, the Lady Crusaders held their own against an experienced Patriots team, heading into their final games of their freshman season this week...

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Christendom Students Earn Top Spots in National Latin Competition
April 13, 2015

Christendom students continue to rank amongst the best and brightest in the nation, with four students recently taking top spots in a national Latin translation contest, sponsored by the Classical Association of the Midwest and South. Standing out from a group of 602 contestants at the advanced level and 384 at the intermediate level, the students revealed the strength of Christendom’s classical liberal arts education, and the hard work that the college’s academic culture encourages...
news Christendom Students Launch New Academic Journal
April 10, 2015

A group of Christendom College students launched a new scholarly journal this past week, titled The Chester-Belloc Review. Organized by the campus’ titular Chester-Belloc Debate Society, the semesterly journal presents papers and essays written by current students, giving interested readers an opportunity to experience the high quality of writing and depth of thought that is a common trait amongst Christendom students...

news Christendom Hosts Nationally-Known Marriage Expert Dr. Ryan T. Anderson
April 8, 2015

The Heritage Foundation’s Dr. Ryan T. Anderson presented a talk titled “What is the Future of Marriage” at Christendom College on April 7. The co-author of What is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense,  Anderson spoke on the future of marriage in the United States, and how it ultimately relates to the timely, and important, question of religious liberty in our modern times...

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College Launches New Crusader Athletics Website
April 8, 2015

Christendom’s athletic department launched its new Crusader athletics website today. Featuring a new, streamlined design and up-to-the-minute updates for all athletic events, the new website provides prospective and current students, alumni, and competitors with a central location to view all things related to Christendom’s vibrant athletic program...

news Christendom Student Interns with Joseph Pearce, Helps Complete Dr. Carroll’s Final Work
April 7, 2015

In a commencement speech given last year, CNN host Fareed Zakaria outlined why he believes a liberal arts education can lead to better employability in the future, particularly focusing on how it teaches you to write well — an invaluable skill that many institutions are failing to teach students in the modern era. Christendom College senior Rebecca Willen is proving Zakaria’s belief before even leaving college...