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  • Catholic Caucus: What I Gave Up By Not Being A Priest

    03/08/2014 7:17:06 PM PST · by Coleus · 17 replies
    Seton Magazine ^ | 03.06.14 | John Clark
        Like many Catholic fathers, I often pray that if my boys have vocations to the priesthood, they accept their callings.  Sadly, as Jesus told us, many do not.  The corollary to my prayer is the additional plea that I be given the graces to properly assist them along their way.  There are some obvious ways to do that: talk about my (very imperfect) love of God, pray with them, and take them to liturgy and the sacraments.  But I also believe that part of that grace is the ability to explain the priesthood in a positive and encouraging...
  • Over 200 students from Virginia Catholic college pray outside D.C. abortion facility

    10/29/2012 8:39:45 PM PDT · by Brian Kopp DPM · 11 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Oct 29, 2012 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    Over 200 students from Virginia Catholic college pray outside D.C. abortion facility by Thaddeus Baklinski Mon Oct 29 12:27 PM ESTWASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Shield of Roses, the student pro-life group at Virginia’s Christendom College, held its biggest abortion protest in the 35 years of its existence this past Saturday. On October 27, over 225 students, faculty, staff, and visitors traveled to Washington, D.C., to peacefully protest abortion at the Planned Parenthood clinic, located just north of the White House, on 16th Street. “I am so happy that we were able to get so many to come...
  • Christendom College Founder Dr. Warren H. Carroll Dies at 79

    07/18/2011 7:23:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Warren H. Carroll, Founding and First President of Christendom College and Chairman of its History Department for its first twenty-five years, died on Sunday, July 17. Aged 79, he received last rites prior to his death in his home. Carroll was in a weakened condition having suffered several strokes in the last several years and was recovering from pneumonia. Cardiopulmonary failure was the official cause of death. A native of Maine, Carroll was a summa cum laude history graduate of Bates College, achieved an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Columbia University, and attended law school in 1962-64. Between 1955...
  • Students Protest at Planned Parenthood Clinic to Conclude 40 Days for Life

    11/03/2009 2:22:32 PM PST · by GonzoII · 5 replies · 473+ views
    christendom.edu ^ | November 3, 2009
    Students Protest at Planned Parenthood Clinic to Conclude 40 Days for LifeNovember 3, 2009 Christendom College's pro-life student group, Shield of Roses, held its biggest protest in over 30 years of existence. On October 31, over 200 students, faculty, staff, and visitors traveled to Washington, D.C., to peacefully protest their opposition to abortion at the Planned Parenthood clinic, located just north of the White House, on 16th Street. The group protests at this same clinic each Saturday morning during the academic year, but normally only around 20-30 students make the trek into D.C. on a weekly basis. Once a semester,...
  • Thoughts of a Sidewalk Counselor

    08/11/2007 8:39:27 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 4 replies · 442+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 8, 2007 | Cassidy Bugos
    Thoughts of a Sidewalk Counselor By Cassidy Bugos Note: Cassidy Bugos is a student-counselor with Christendom College's Shield of Roses (see: http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2007/aug/07080807.html) This article first appeared in Christendom's student journal, The Rambler, (http://www.therambleronline.com/) and describes Cassidy's experience as a student sidewalk counselor outside of the Planned Parenthood abortion mill in Washington D.C. I only began sidewalk counseling last fall, and I've not been able to keep it up steadily. God willing, I'll do better this semester. It's funny that I've found it so hard to keep up, as I've wanted to be a sidewalk counselor ever since I was quite little. When I was going...
  • Virginia Students Prepare for 28th Year of Student-Initiated Sidewalk Counseling/Prayer

    08/11/2007 8:47:12 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 2 replies · 318+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 8, 2007 | John Jalsevac
    Virginia Students Prepare for 28th Year of Student-Initiated Sidewalk Counseling/Prayer By John JalsevacFRONT ROYAL, Virginia, August 8, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - College students are not exactly renowned for their ability to wake up at the crack of dawn, especially on Saturday mornings, when they typically catch up on a week's lost sleep and recover from a hard night of partying the night before.Yet, at one small college in Virginia, for almost three decades now, students have woken up as early as 6:30am every single Saturday morning when school is in session, to attend 7:00 Mass and then travel the hour and...
  • Final Soluton to U.S. "Abortion Problem" is Clearly Laid Out in Contstitution Says Writer

    03/13/2006 4:20:42 PM PST · by NYer · 41 replies · 1,378+ views
    LifeSite ^ | March 13, 2006
    Final Soluton to U.S. "Abortion Problem" is Clearly Laid Out in Contstitution Says Writer FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, March 11, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today's LifeSiteNews Special Report analyses the American Constitution and what is says about who has ultimate authority over U.S. laws concerning abortion. Rand Brown, a student at Christendom College in Front Royal Virginia states in his article that the final solution to the "Abortion Problem" lays "not where most pro-life Americans think it to be".Brown relates that Congress "can overthrow a Supreme Court ruling precisely because it, and not the Judiciary, is the voice of the American people....
  • Who Is Catholic? New conservative colleges

    04/12/2004 9:44:29 AM PDT · by Coleus · 24 replies · 6,155+ views
    Who Is Catholic?New conservative colleges say existing institutions lead students away from the true faith Chart: New Conservative Catholic Colleges Colloquy Live: Read the transcript of a live, online discussion with David O'Brien, a historian of American Catholicism at the College of the Holy Cross, about the staunchly conservative Roman Catholic colleges that have been recently established in the United States. Easy-to-print version E-mail this article Subscribe By BURTON BOLLAGNaples, Fla. Every evening at 9 o'clock a group of students and faculty members gathers between two four-story student residences -- one for men, the other for women -- and sets off on...
  • Senator Santorum and the CSPAN Miracle

    06/04/2003 7:08:48 AM PDT · by hardhead · 20 replies · 898+ views
    National Review | June 3, 2003 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    Senator Santorum and the CSPAN Miracle by Kathryn Jean Lopez [Pro-Life Infonet Note: Kathryn Jean Lopez is the executive editor of National Review Online.] On Friday night, Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum (R.) and his wife, Karen Garver Santorum, received an award from the Sisters of Life, the order of religious sisters founded by the late John Cardinal O'Connor in 1991. The Sisters were established, according to the late cardinal archbishop of New York, to "restore to all society a sense of the sacredness of human life." The John Cardinal O'Connor Award was given to the Santorums in recognition of "the...
  • Sen. Santorum . . .Tells Christendom Grads To Rebel Against Pop Culture

    05/27/2003 11:25:49 AM PDT · by Remedy · 54 replies · 1,979+ views
    The Wanderer ^ | Issue Date May 29, 2003 | TOM McFADDEN
    FRONT ROYAL, Va. — "We need to summon the moral strength to create a civilization of peace and justice, and of course, of love," said U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R., Pa.) to Christendom College’s graduating class of 2003. "This is where you come in. I believe of all the great gifts God has given to the young, the greatest of these are energy, idealism, and rebelliousness. I want to challenge each and every one of you to be a radical, to be a rebel, to rebel against the popular culture. Your task will not be an easy one. You must...
  • Senator Rick Santorum Tells Christendom College Grads to Rebel Against the Pop Culture

    05/21/2003 8:14:39 PM PDT · by Land of the Irish · 5 replies · 1,000+ views
    PRWeb ^ | 05/22/03
    Senator Rick Santorum Receives Medal for Distinguished Service to God and Country and Delivers Commencement Address at Christendom College Front Royal, Va. – “We need to summon the moral strength to create a civilization of peace and justice, and of course, of love,” said United States Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) to Christendom College’s graduating class of 2003. “This is where you come in. I believe of all the great gifts God has given to the young, the greatest of these are energy, idealism, and rebelliousness. I want to challenge each and every one of you to be a radical, to...