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8/21/2014
Dr. Timothy O’Donnell, president of Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., will continue his work as a pontifical consultor, the College reported. Pope Francis reconfirmed Dr. O’Donnell’s appointment as consultor to the Pontifical Council for the Family. 
8/19/2014
“Where the rubber hits the road.” These are the words used by Christendom College alumna Mary Brand (’98) to describe her local crisis pregnancy center, and others like it.
8/11/2014
Simone Rizkallah, an alumna of Christendom College’s graduate school, recently shared in an interview on the College's website how her Catholic education has impacted her work as a teacher and evangelizer.
8/6/2014
The video is accompanied on the program's website by a Cardinal Newman Society special report published earlier this year, sharing the joys and success stories of several Seton families.
7/28/2014
Tom McFadden, who runs ECSP and serves as vice president of enrollment for Christendom, described the program as a success and said that students "are blown away by the depth of knowledge that our professors have," according to the College
7/11/2014
Dr. Brendan McGuire "solved an age-old archeological problem" and revealed important information about an ancient Christian church at a prestigious symposium earlier this year, reports the College.
7/8/2014
"Incredible," "awesome," "eternal," "life-changing," and "adventurous" are some of the words high school students use to describe the Experience Christendom Summer Program at Christendom College.
6/4/2014
“Christendom College’s holistic educational and spiritual formation has helped foster 149 religious vocations during its 37-year history: 70 priests, 49 sisters, 5 deacons, 3 brothers, and 22 men currently in seminary.”
5/29/2014
Noah Morey grew up homeschooling in Seattle with his seven siblings—one of whom is a Benedictine priest and another of whom is a Discalced Carmelite nun.
5/28/2014
Fr. Henry was awarded the Pro Deo et Patria Medal at Christendom College’s commencement exercises for “outstanding service to God, the Church, and the country” and for living his “faith concretely in the public square.”
5/8/2014
A new video offers a glimpse into the heroic sacrifice of a father who gave his life to save his youngest son in 2008.
5/1/2014
Bridget Handy, a freshman at the College, said that “While we had helped them all week by laying floors and playing with them, they had evangelized me all the more.”
4/29/2014
Dr. Timothy O’Donnell offered a talk entitled, “Building the Civilization of Love through the Sacred Heart.”
4/28/2014
Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell said that the College is rejoicing “at the elevation of these two outstanding popes to sanctity.”
4/23/2014
“In a special way we are honoring the memory of Pope John XXIII, since the college itself is a fruit of the teaching of the Second Vatican Council, which he called.”
4/9/2014
“When you have accurate scientific facts, I have found, it is going to back up our Catholic beliefs and, when it doesn’t, it is because the science is wrong. Truth always wins out.”
3/17/2014
Fr. Terence Henry, chancellor and former president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, will preside over Christendom’s Baccalaureate Mass and receive the Pro Deo et Patria medal in May.
3/12/2014
Described as a “unique educational, cultural, spiritual, and amazingly fun experience,” Christendom College’s summer program for rising high school seniors is open for registration.
3/6/2014
"In Guatemala, Christendom's head chaplain, Fr. Donald Planty, will lead students as they work to bring the sacraments to remote villages."
3/4/2014
A Christendom College student “walked in the footsteps of saints” during the College’s Semester in Rome Program.
2/25/2014
Mark Rohlena said that Christendom College offered him an “immersion in things Catholic ”while also providing some of the “best of the intellectual tradition and a foundation for so many things that would come after graduation.”
1/27/2014
Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide are featured for their participation in and efforts surrounding the March for Life in a recent article by The Catholic News Agency.
1/24/2014
Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., announced in a press release that Father John D. Corbett, O.P., will visit campus on January 27 and give the College's annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture.
1/21/2014
This year, thousands of students from Catholic colleges and universities across the United States will join the throngs of pro-life people attending the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, January 22.
1/15/2014
The Catholic University of America and Christendom College, which are recommended in The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, “aim to stand out from the crowd,” said Colleen Carroll Campbell.
1/8/2014
Aleteia.org announced today that Christendom College philosophy professor and department chair Dr. John Cuddeback is now one of its regular contributors.
1/6/2014
Junior Peter Deucher was participating in Christendom's Semester in Rome Program when he attended the audience with Pope Francis on December 4.
12/20/2013
An alumna of Christendom College asks if being an “American Catholic” is now an oxymoron in an article on Human Events.
12/19/2013
“Americans of faith hope the Supreme Court grants what the White House won’t,” an alumna of Christendom College wrote in an article for The Washington Times.
12/13/2013
"The commission discussed the new evangelization in light of Pope Francis' pontificate as well as other topics including the challenges facing Catholic higher education in America."
12/12/2013
The College of Saint Mary Magdalen recently welcomed Catholic composer and teacher Dr. Kurt Poterack to campus for a lecture and musical interactions with students.
12/6/2013
Prince of Peace Catholic Church, located outside Greenville, S.C., has 2,000 families, offers Mass in both forms of the Roman Rite on a weekly basis, and is drawing many converts.
11/26/2013
The college was founded under the patronage of Christ the King and under the mantle of Our Lady of Fatima, and as such, has a deep devotion to both.
11/19/2013
Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O'Donnell was in Rome last month to attend the Pontifical Council for the Family's 21st Plenary Assembly, the College announced.
11/4/2013
Christendom reports that it has helped foster 148 religious vocations among its alumni.  The count so far is 68 priests, 50 sisters, 1 deacon, 2 brothers, and 27 current seminarians.
10/28/2013
“Catholic families want nothing less than the best value in Catholic education. The institutions we recommend give parents and students their money’s worth and more!” 
10/23/2013
"...Participating in beautifully sung liturgy is both a foretaste of the eternal heavenly liturgy and the principal means of nurturing our faith in the heart of the Church."
10/21/2013
Christendom College president Timothy O’Donnell will be participating in upcoming pontifical meetings in Rome and in Mexico.
9/11/2013
“It seems that the whole world fell in love with Pope Francis at first sight."
9/4/2013
Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will appear on EWTN Live with Host Fr. Mitch Pacwa tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern time.
8/27/2013
“Encounter this Lord Jesus in prayer and witness to him though love—love rooted in the truth,” said Bishop Loverde.
8/27/2013
"...[T]he enduring value of Vatican II’s liturgy constitution is in a 'reform of the spirit of worship rather than external gestures and rubrics.'"
8/26/2013
Kurt Poterack, choir director and adjunct professor at Christendom College, shares about how changes in liturgy can create an expectation of change in doctrines of the Church.
8/26/2013
"...[T]he clergy are, and will always be, the custodians of the sacred liturgy," said Kurt Poterack, choir director and adjunct professor at Christendom College.
8/21/2013
"We hope that the station will be a great resource for everyone in our local community for growing deeper in the understanding of our Christian faith."
8/2/2013
The Crisis of Christendom is the sixth in the series and is “concerned with the ’crises‘ which plagued humanity during the modern era” from 1815-2005.
7/23/2013
'[T]he New Evangelization, which is meant as a means of re-evangelizing a post-Christian West, should not try to alter the sacred liturgy as a means of appealing to “modern man.”'
6/27/2013
One of the advantages of a choir at a college or university is that you have many bright, talented and energetic young adults to choose from – or at least to persuade to join the choir.
6/13/2013
Two Christendom College alumni are among 18 men accepted into the 2013 novitiate class of the Dominican Province of St. Joseph.
6/11/2013
In an episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Peter Robinson interviews authors Joseph Epstein and Andrew Ferguson on the origin of the liberal arts and what's happened to them.
6/6/2013
In a rare, exclusive interview, Sister Miriam Esther of the Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of the Apostles, talks about their chart-topping CD and the role that sacred music and liturgy at Christendom College played in her vocation.
5/28/2013
Christendom College alumna Kathleen Gilbert took on the name Sr. Mary Magdalene of Jesus Crucified when she said her first vows last Sunday, May 26.
5/3/2013
Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, recently announced that it will hold its summer conference this July focusing on Catholic history. The College indicated that the event will be in memory of the late Catholic historian and founder of Christendom, Dr. Warren H. Carroll.
4/11/2013
Christendom College has announced that Archbishop Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio to Ireland, will deliver the commencement address on May 11. In addition, Mrs. Anne Carroll will be honored with an award.
4/5/2013
"Despite assurances from the Administration to the contrary, this mandate would still insist that every employee at Catholic universities and colleges be enrolled in an insurance regiment that includes abortion causing drugs," said Monsignor Stuart Swetland.
4/3/2013
The director of English language programming for Vatican Radio, Sean Patrick Lovett, is scheduled to speak on "Evangelization in the Year of Faith" at Christendom College on April 15.
3/13/2013
A large portion of the Christendom College student body recently sacrificed their spring breaks to spend time serving the poor on four different mission trips, the College reported.
3/4/2013
Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell was a guest on EWTN Radio's Celtic Connections on February 23.
2/19/2013
Nuns and friars will descend on the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia later this week as Christendom College hosts its annual vocations fair from February 22-24. 
1/28/2013
A recent study commissioned by the U.S. bishops demonstrates the importance of Catholic education in people’s choosing to enter a religious order.
1/24/2013
Diocese of Arlington, Va. Bishop Paul S. Loverde recently celebrated Mass at Christendom College and blessed the radio tower and transmitter of the school’s new Catholic radio station.
1/18/2013
Thomistic scholar and author, Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., will deliver the annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture on Monday, January 28.
12/4/2012
Christendom College is announcing the launch of its new EWTN Catholic radio station WXDM 90.3 FM. The station officially started uninterrupted broadcasting on Friday, November 30, according to a press release.
11/28/2012
Cardinal Raymond Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, will serve as the Chairman of the Honorary Dinner Committee for Christendom College’s 35th Anniversary Gala dinner.
11/1/2012
More than 225 students, faculty, and staff at Christendom College protested prayerfully at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic this past weekend — making it the biggest abortion protest in the university’s 35-year history.
11/1/2012
Many Catholic colleges and universities are taking part in the “Year of Faith” proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, with spiritual and academic activities aimed at strengthening faith on campus, according to a new report published by The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).
10/23/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society today released the 2012-2013 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College with significant new features, as well as a new companion magazine for Catholic high school students and their parents titled My Future, My Faith.
10/16/2012
Three colleges that appear in The Newman Guide for their fidelity to Catholic teaching were recently honored by the American Council of College Trustees and Alumni for the strength of their curriculum. Many others received high marks as well.
10/15/2012
The Cardinal Newman Society has signed and helped organize Catholic college signers for a court brief in support of lawsuits filed against the Obama administration by Belmont Abbey College and Wheaton College.
9/20/2012
Just days after he was named the new Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, Bishop James Conley urged students at Harvard University to heed Blessed John Henry Newman’s warnings about the dangers of moral relativism, according to EWTN.
9/20/2012
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has named a former Christendom College official to lead the bishops’ Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development, which oversees the troubled Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD).
7/24/2012
7/5/2012
Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell traveled to Ireland last month to deliver three lectures at the 50th International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin.
6/13/2012
On a recent episode of EWTN’s “Sunday Night Prime,” Father Benedict Groeschel interviewed Christendom College graduate Deacon Sabatino Carnazzo about his apostolate, the Institute of Catholic Culture.
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12/1/2008
"Community and Family in Contemporary American Political Discourse"
10/3/2008
What a missionary, a Norbertine and an Irish priest of 54 years have in common
9/24/2008
New chaplain was missionary priest in DR for 5 years.
9/17/2008
Benedictine College hired Christendom's former Dean of Student Life.
8/5/2008
O'Donnell: "The laity is called to excercise their apostolate as a leaven in the world."
8/5/2008
The college is "joyfully Catholic."
8/5/2008
New concentration fits in well with Theology
4/3/2008
Miracles Exhibit Visits Christendom
10/9/2007
Two of the older colleges included in The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College: What to Look For and Where to Find It have announced that they have record enrollment numbers for the 2007-08 academic year.
7/20/2007
Year-Long Celebration to Include Francis Cardinal Arinze, Archbishop Raymond Burke and Father Benedict Groeschel
5/9/2007
The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, NH recently announced a round of faculty and staff appointments

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