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Wed Mar 22, 2017

Vespers in American Sign Language

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

Vespers is a 30-minute evening prayer service including liturgical music, Scripture and a brief homily. Jessica Keating, director of the Office of Human Dignity and Life Initiatives in the McGrath Institute for Church Life, will deliver the homily. We will also offer prayer in American Sign Language, with the help of Noah Buchholz, assistant professor of American Sign Language at Bethel College, who will preside for the evening.…

What Makes You Beautiful: The Aesthetic Pedagogy of the Book of Exodus, by Prof. Leonard DeLorenzo

Wed Mar 22, 2017, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

The second in a three-part lecture series -The Book of Exodus: A Spiritual Journey - that expounds on the spiritual, theological and liturgical themes in Exodus. The Book of Exodus recounts the Hebrew people's delivery from enslavement in Egypt and illumines the journey of the Church and of each Christian through Lent to Easter. Light refreshments will be served.…

Thu Mar 23, 2017

Life Lunch with Jenny Martin

Thu Mar 23, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

300 Geddes Hall

Join Jenny Martin, a Professor in the Program of Liberal Studies and Theology department, for a life lunch seminar.

Stories of Grace

Thu Mar 23, 2017, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

Join us for a night of prayer and reflection featuring members of the Notre Dame community sharing stories of God's ability to transform everyday life through grace. Featured storytellers include Andy Miles (Class of 2017), Leah Jacob (Class of 2017), and Renée Roden (Assistant Rector, Walsh Hall). All are welcome.…

Sun Apr 2, 2017

Screening of Outcasts

Sun Apr 2, 2017, 11:15AM - 2:00PM

Browning Cinema at the Debartolo Performing Arts Center

The McGrath Institute for Church Life and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center present, Outcasts, the latest 60-minute documentary from Grassroots Films (The Human Experience, Child 31). Outcasts follows the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal through Honduran prisons, England’s drug scene, Ireland's Stab City, and a New York death bed as they serve the world’s outcasts.

Wed Apr 5, 2017

Re-Creation and the Exodus: A Pattern of Liturgical Remembering, by Prof. Timothy O'Malley

Wed Apr 5, 2017, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

The third and final in a three-part lecture series - The Book of Exodus: A Spiritual Journey - that expounds on the spiritual, theological and liturgical themes in Exodus. The Book of Exodus recounts the Hebrew people's delivery from enslavement in Egypt and illumines the journey of the Church and of each Christian through Lent to Easter. Light refreshments will be served.…

Wed Apr 26, 2017

Vespers

Wed Apr 26, 2017, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Geddes Hall

Vespers is a 30-minute evening prayer service including liturgical music, Scripture and a brief homily. John Cavadini, director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life, will deliver the homily.

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall.…

Thu Apr 27, 2017

Stories of Grace

Thu Apr 27, 2017, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

Join us for a night of prayer and reflection featuring members of the Notre Dame community sharing stories of God's ability to transform everyday life through grace. Featured storytellers include Madeline Lewis (Class of 2017), Abby Balmert (Class of 2017) and John Paul Lichon (Founder, Verso Ministries). All are welcome.…

Sun May 7, 2017

Marian Procession and May Crowning

Sun May 7, 2017, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

A Marian procession and May crowning will take place Sunday May 7 at the University of Notre Dame. The procession will start at 1pm at the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto behind the Sacred Heart Basilica and end at Geddes Hall with a crowning ceremony, blessing and reception on the 3rd floor of Geddes Hall. All are welcome.…

Past Events

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Rosary and the Angelus: The School of Mary

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

320 Geddes Hall

Celebrating Mary Today 3

Join the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy (NDCL) as it hosts the last in the summer spirituality series, Celebrating Mary Today. The focus this year is Marian theology and spirituality and will be guided by Sr. Danielle Peters, a post-doctoral fellow of the Institute for Church Life, and Katherine Mahon, a graduate student in the Department of Theology. The series of talks will take place in Geddes Hall, Room 320; all are welcome.

Sat Aug 30, 2014

"Mary" at Notre Dame

Sat Aug 30, 2014, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Saturdays with the Saints

 

 


August 30 | "Mary" at Notre Dame
Mary in Art and Image on Notre Dame’s campus

Lawrence S. Cunningham, O'Brien Chair of Theology Emeritus, Notre Dame

View this fall's Saturdays with the Saints schedule

Sun Jun 14, 2015

Science and Religion Seminar 2015

All Day

Geddes Hall

Hesburgh Library Mural - Jesus the Teacher

Science and Religion: Strangers, Rivals, or Partners in the Search for Truth?  

The Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame, in collaboration with the Catholic Education Institute in New York, will conduct a one-week summer seminar for Catholic high school teachers

Sat Sep 6, 2014

Theologian and More: Thomas Aquinas the Saint

Sat Sep 6, 2014, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Saturdays with the Saints

 

 

 

September 6 | Theologian and More: Thomas Aquinas the Saint
Fr. Anthony Giambrone, O.P., Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Theology, Notre Dame


View this fall's Saturdays with the Saints schedule

Sat Oct 4, 2014

A Family of Saints: Thérèse of Lisieux and her Parents, as encountered by Dorothy Day (Thérèse, 1960)

Sat Oct 4, 2014, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Saturdays with the Saints

 

 

 

October 4 | A Family of Saints: Thérèse of Lisieux and her Parents, as encountered by Dorothy Day (Thérèse, 1960)


On the occasion of the opening of the Synod on the Family, October 2014
Katie Cavadini, Assistant Chair, Department of Theology, Notre Dame

Sat Oct 11, 2014

Saints as Popes: The Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

Sat Oct 11, 2014, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Saturdays with the Saints

 

 

 

October 11 | Saints as Popes: The Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II  
Cyril O’ Regan, Huisking Professor of Theology, Notre Dame

 

View this fall's Saturdays with the Saints schedule

Sat Nov 15, 2014

The Holy Family: Images in Art

Sat Nov 15, 2014, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Saturdays with the Saints

 

 

 

November 15 | The Holy Family: Images in Art
On the occasion of the Synod on the Family, October 2014

Dianne Phillips, Independent ScholarSouth Bend

 

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Echo 9 Graduation

Sat Jul 26, 2014, 5:00PM - 10:00PM

Lewis Hall Chapel

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The class of Echo 9 will be recognized at a Mass of Blessing and Missioning, Saturday July 26 in St. Teresa of Avila Chapel in Lewis Hall. Most Rev. Robert N. Lynch, bishop of the Diocese of St. Petersburg,will celebrate the mass with the students and their familes and will be joined by Echo staff and faculty who have played a significant role in thier acvievements. After two plus years of study and working in parishes, the class of Echo 9 will receive recognition for the successful completion of their M. A. degree in Theology studies and the Echo Faith Formation Leadership program.…

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Pedagogy of Light: Fr. Sorin’s Saints in the Stained Glass Windows of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Tue Oct 14, 2014, 7:30PM - 8:30PM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

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As part of the celebrations of Fr. Sorin's 200th Anniversary, John C. Cavadini, McGrath-Cavadini Director, Institute for Church Life, will give a presentation on the pedagogy of Fr. Sorin as seen in the stained glass windows of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. The largest collection of French stained glass in one place outside of France, these windows were chosen by Fr. Sorin.  Who are these saints, and what do we learn from them about Fr. Sorin's spirituality and his vision for the University of Notre Dame du Lac.

Sat Nov 8, 2014

Enrichment Workshop for Eucharistic Ministers

Sat Nov 8, 2014, 8:30AM - 1:30PM

University of Notre Dame, Geddes Hall, Coffeehouse

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Enrichment Workshop for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Saturday, November 8, 2014                                                   
8:30 am until 1:30 pm
Location:  University of Notre Dame, Geddes Hall Coffee House

Fee: $25/participant, includes workshop material and light brunch. Discount for smaller parishes available. Please ask your parish priest.

Tue Sep 9, 2014

Vespers

Tue Sep 9, 2014, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

September vespers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, September 9 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. Tim O'Malley, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, will offer a reflection. All are welcome. For further information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Wed Oct 1, 2014

Vespers

Wed Oct 1, 2014, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for Vespers on Wednesday, October 1 at 5:15 pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. Dr. Katie Cavadini, Assistant Chair & Director, M.A. Program in the Department of Theology, will offer the reflection. All are welcome. For further information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Tue Nov 4, 2014

Vespers

Tue Nov 4, 2014, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

November vespers

 

 

 

 

 

 


Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, November 4 at 5:15 pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. Lenny DeLorenzo, Director of Notre Dame Vision, will offer the reflection. All are welcome. For further information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Wed Oct 8, 2014

Human Dignity Lecture, 2014

Wed Oct 8, 2014, 7:30PM - 8:30PM

McKenna Hall, Auditorium

Prison Reform: Problematic Necessity

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Martin F. Horn, Distinguished Lecturer in Corrections at John Jay College and the Executive Director of the New York State Sentencing Commission, is the speaker for the annual Human Dignity Lecture

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Saturdays with the Saints- Shamrock Series, Indianapolis

Sat Sep 13, 2014, 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Westin Hotel, Indianapolis- Capitol 3

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September 13 | “Mary” at Notre Dame

Mary in Art and Image on Notre Dame’s campus 

Lawrence S. Cunningham, O'Brien Chair of Theology Emeritus, Notre Dame
 
11:30 – 12:30 a.m.
The Westin Hotel
50 South Capitol Avenue 
Indianapolis, IN 46204 

Sun Sep 21, 2014

A Night with Saint Augustine

Sun Sep 21, 2014, 5:00PM - 8:30PM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for a showing of A Night with St. Augustine, a movie on the life of St. Augustine. For more information, contact Patricia Bellm

Tue Oct 7, 2014

Rosary for Life

Tue Oct 7, 2014, 6:30PM - 7:00PM

Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame

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Fr. William Lies, C.S.C., Vice President for Mission Engagement and Church Affairs, will lead the Notre Dame community in the Rosary for Life. Join Fr. Lies to contemplate with Mary the mystery of God's love made flesh in Christ and to pray that we may encounter the fragile and vulnerable in our midst with greater tenderness.…

Between Pain and Hope

Tue Oct 7, 2014, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Hesburgh Center Auditorium

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Reflections on a Shared Pilgrimage Through Uganda and Rwanda

Featuring

Fr. Emmanuel Katongole

Associate professor of theology and peace studies

Notre Dame pilgrims (faculty, staff, students)

Last summer (July 28-August 11, 2014), Fr. Emmanuel Katongole led a group of Notre Dame faculty, staff and students on a "Pilgrimage of Pain and Hope" through Uganda and Rwanda.…

Sun Oct 12, 2014

Mary in the Experience of the Church

Sun Oct 12, 2014, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Lindenwood Retreat Center, Ancilla College, Donaldson, IN

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How do the faithful see Mary, portray and venerate her? What does the Church teach about the mother of Christ?

Come and listen to Dr. Danielle Peters as she highlights some landmarks on the Church's journey to come to understand Mary. Mary in the Experience of the Church

Mon Oct 6, 2014

Lecture: "The Place of Theology at a Catholic University" (Part of the Notre Dame Forum)

Mon Oct 6, 2014, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Room 102, DeBartolo Hall

Monday, Oct. 6
6 to 7:30 p.m.

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Originally published at Forum 2014-2015

Fri Oct 31, 2014

Gay in Christ: Dimensions of Fidelity

Fri Oct 31, 2014, 2:00PM - 6:30PM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Gay in Christ

 

October 31-November 1, 2014
Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall, University of Notre Dame
Schedule: (Click here for downloadable pdf.)

 

This two-day workshop-style conference seeks to offer an appropriate pastoral strategy for the Church on issues pertaining to persons who identify as non-traditional in sexual identity but accept the teaching of the Catholic Church on marriage and sexuality.

Sat Nov 1, 2014

Gay in Christ: Dimensions of Fidelity

Sat Nov 1, 2014, 9:00AM - 6:30PM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Gay in Christ

 

October 31-November 1, 2014
Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall, University of Notre Dame
Schedule: (Click here for downloadable pdf.)

 

 

This two-day workshop-style conference seeks to offer an appropriate pastoral strategy for the Church on issues pertaining to persons who identify as non-traditional in sexual identity but accept the teaching of the Catholic Church on marriage and sexuality.

Sat Jan 31, 2015

Crèches from around the World Display

All Day

Various locations on campus

Creches from around the World

 

 

 

November 19, 2014 – January 31, 2015

For complete details visit icl.nd.edu/creches

During the seasons of Advent and Christmas, the Institute for Church Life invites the Notre Dame and South Bend communities to enjoy a display of thirty crèches from around the world, on loan from the Marian Library International Crèche Collection at the University of Dayton. The Nativities from Asia, Africa, South America, and France will be on display at five different locations around campus: Eck Visitors Center, the Morris Inn, McKenna Hall, the Main Building, and the Hesburgh Library. A self-guided tour booklet will be available at all locations.…

Sun Dec 7, 2014

A Crèche Pilgrimage

Sun Dec 7, 2014, 2:30PM - 4:30PM

Starting at the Eck Visitors Center

Creches from around the World

 

 



A Crèche Pilgrimage

On the second Sunday of Advent, the Institute for Church Life invites you to Join us on a pilgrimage of creches on Notre Dame's campus, starting at the Eck Visitors Center and making our way to the Main Building, via McKenna Hall and the Morris Inn. The Glee Club and Notre Dame children’s choir will participate. Notre Dame’s President, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., will welcome the pilgrims in the Main Building and offer a reflection. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.…

Wed Nov 19, 2014

The Crèche: A Celebration of Christmas and Culture

Wed Nov 19, 2014, 7:30PM - 8:30PM

Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

Creches from around the World

 

 

 

Fr. Johann G. Roten, S.M., Director of Research and Special Projects at the University of Dayton, Ohio, will talk about crèches and their place in culture around the world. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, November 18, 7:30 pm at the Eck Visitors Center.…

Tue Jan 13, 2015

Be Still - The Contemplative in the Active World

Tue Jan 13, 2015, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Sacred Heart Parish Center, Notre Dame IN

Come for an evening of reflection, sharing and common Centering Prayer. Contribution: $8 per evening, childcare offered upon request.
 

Featuring John Hartman:The Gifts of Contemplation in the Autumn of Life

Reservation required.

Mon Jan 26, 2015

Be Still - The Contemplative in the Active World

Mon Jan 26, 2015, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Sacred Heart Parish Center, Notre Dame IN

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Come for an evening of reflection, sharing and common Centering Prayer. Contribution: $8 per evening, childcare offered upon request.

 Ruthann Johansen: Stillness in all Seasons

Reservation required.

Thu Jan 29, 2015

Be Still - The Contemplative in the Active World

Thu Jan 29, 2015, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Sacred Heart Parish Center, Notre Dame IN


 

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Come for an evening of reflection, sharing and common Centering Prayer. Contribution: $8 per evening, childcare offered upon request.

Featuring Leonard J. DeLorenzo, PhD.: Separation Anxiety: the Challenge of Silence in Modern Life

Reservation required.

Tue Jan 20, 2015

Vespers

Tue Jan 20, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, January 20 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. All are welcome. For more information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Tue Feb 3, 2015

Vespers

Tue Feb 3, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, February 3 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. All are welcome. For more information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Tue Feb 17, 2015

Vespers

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, February 17 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall with a reflection offered by John Cavadini, Director, Institute for Church Life. All are welcome. For more information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Tue Mar 3, 2015

Cancelled - Vespers

Tue Mar 3, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

Due to Visitation for Fr. Hesburgh, Vespers has been cancelled for March 3.…

Tue Mar 24, 2015

Vespers

Tue Mar 24, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, March 24 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. A reflection will be offered by Ben Wilson, Assistant Director of Summer Service Learning Program in the Center for Social Concerns. All are welcome. For more information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Tue Apr 7, 2015

Vespers

Tue Apr 7, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

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Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, April 7 at 5:15pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. Anna Adams, M.T.S., doctoral candidate in Theology will offer the reflection. All are welcome. For more information, please contact ndcl@nd.edu

Tue Apr 21, 2015

Vespers

Tue Apr 21, 2015, 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

Vespers April 21

 

 

 

 

 


Please join us for Vespers on Tuesday, April 21 at 5:15 pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall. This is offered as part of the events commemorating the observance of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.

All are welcome. For more information, contact ndcl@nd.edu

Mon Feb 23, 2015

Architecture, Art, and Liturgical Space in Postwar America

Mon Feb 23, 2015, 5:00PM - 6:30PM

140 DeBartolo Hall

The Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism presents, "Architecture, Art, and Liturgical Space in Postwar America."

Gretchen Buggeln holds the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christianity and the Arts at Valparaiso University, where she is associate professor of art history and humanities. Her lecture will explore architecture, art, and liturgical space in postwar America.

Thu Mar 26, 2015

Seeing with The Eyes of the Heart (Eph. 1:18)

All Day

Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Seeing with The Eyes of the Heart (Eph 1:18)
Cultivating a Sacramental Imagination in an Age of Pornography

Academic Conference: March 26-27
Workshop for Families: March 28

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Church Life

Pornography is today available and accessible to a degree unprecedented in human history, largely because of the internet.  According to one estimate, 25% of search engine requests are for pornographic material, and a Kaiser Foundation study found that teens are exposed to internet pornography without even seeking it out. Contemporary pornography often includes not only sexually explicit images but also verbal and physical aggression against women, and some forms of pornography perpetuate unjust ethnic stereotypes.

Fri Mar 27, 2015

Seeing with The Eyes of the Heart (Eph. 1:18)

All Day

Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center, Saint Mary's College

Seeing with The Eyes of the Heart (Eph 1:18)
Cultivating a Sacramental Imagination in an Age of Pornography

Academic Conference: March 26-27
Workshop for Families: March 28

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Church Life

Pornography is today available and accessible to a degree unprecedented in human history, largely because of the internet.  According to one estimate, 25% of search engine requests are for pornographic material, and a Kaiser Foundation study found that teens are exposed to internet pornography without even seeking it out. Contemporary pornography often includes not only sexually explicit images but also verbal and physical aggression against women, and some forms of pornography perpetuate unjust ethnic stereotypes.

Sun Mar 15, 2015

Harry Potter and the King's Cross - Christian Themes in the Harry Potter Series

Sun Mar 15, 2015, 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Geddes Hall, University of Notre Dame

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Professor John P. O’Callaghan, Director of the Jacques Maritain Center at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the hidden symbolic meaning in J. K. Rowling’s bestselling fantasy series. Registration is required for this event; for complete details, visit  Proclaim!

Thu Mar 19, 2015

Eucharist and Mercy

Thu Mar 19, 2015, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

141 DeBartolo Hall

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The Notre Dame Center for Liturgy presents a lecture by Kerry Weber, author of "Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job".
 
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Church Life, the Center for Social Concerns and the Notre Dame Character Project. 

Thu Apr 23, 2015

The Church and Islam: 50 Years after Nostra Aetate

Thu Apr 23, 2015, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald, considered one of the Roman Catholic Church’s leading experts on Islam, will offer a lecture on "The Church and Islam: 50 Years after Nostra Aetate."

Archbishop Fitzgerald is a member of the Society of Missionaries of Africa and was the papal nuncio to Egypt and delegate to the Arab League from 2006 until his retirement in 2012.  Previously, he had been secretary (1987-2002) and then president (2002-2006) of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID); he was ordained bishop in 1991 and archbishop in 2002 upon his appointment as PCID president. He has also taught at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies and at the University of Makerere, Kampala, Uganda. He studied Arabic at the University of London and has long been a strong advocate of interreligious dialogue.…

Tue Apr 7, 2015

Human Dignity Lecture, Spring 2015

Tue Apr 7, 2015, 7:30PM - 8:30PM

McKenna Hall Auditorium

Human Dignity Spring 2015

 

 

 

 

 


The Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives presents the Human Dignity Lecture, Spring 2015. The speaker is
Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng who will talk on  “Interpreting Reform: Human Dignity & Human Rights in Contemporary China.”  This lecture will take place on April 7 at 7:30pm in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.…

Mon Apr 13, 2015

Mothers of Bedford

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

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The Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives welcomes filmmaker Jenifer McShane to Notre Dame to screen her film, "Mothers of Bedford" and offer commentary on its central themes. The documentary follows five women serving prison sentences in Bedford Hills, the maximum security women's prison in New York. Profiling the joys and struggles of Melissa, Tanika, Mona, Rosa, and Anneathia, McShane highlights the challenges and the beauty of the mother-child relationship. The film screening will take place

Tue Apr 7, 2015

It's a Girl- documentary presented by Reggie Littlejohn

Tue Apr 7, 2015, 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Hesburgh Center Auditorium

It's a girl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives welcomes Reggie Littlejohn who will screen the documentary, "It's a Girl" onTuesday, April 7 at 2:00pm in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium. Ms. Littlejohn is the founder of Women's Rights Without Frontiers, an 

Sun May 3, 2015

In the Footsteps of Ss. Peter and Paul

Sun May 3, 2015, 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Geddes Hall, Auditorium and Coffeehouse

Presented by John Sehorn, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Theology, this discussion will focus on the early history of the Church and the lives of these two saints.


The evening will start at 6:30pm, with a Pizza Dinner in the Geddes Hall Coffeehouse and the talk immediately following at 7:00pm in the auditorium. Please contact Patricia Bellm at  574.631.1379 or email pbellm@nd.edu

Tue Apr 14, 2015

Method for Liturgical Studies: Revisiting the Question with Bruce Morrill, S.J.

Tue Apr 14, 2015, 12:00PM - 2:00PM

Geddes Hall, Room 300

Liturgical Studies Colloquium

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wed Apr 29, 2015

Mystagogy in the Church - Learn with the Church about the Church

Wed Apr 29, 2015, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Rev. Peter Rocca, C.S.C. will take neophytes, newly confirmed and their sponsors on a tour of the Basilica of Sacred Heart - exploring the mystery of the Church as it is preserved and handed on throughout the centuries.

Gather at 6:55 pm outside the main entrance of the Basilica of Sacred Heart; in case of inclement weather, meet inside the building at the baptismal font for a prompt 7 pm start. Free event, but RSVP 

Mon May 18, 2015

All Creation Gives Praise

Mon May 18, 2015, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Jordan Hall of Science, Digital Visualization Theatre

Presented by Dr. Leonard DeLorenzo and Dr. Phil Sakimoto, All Creation Gives Praise bridges science and religion in an unforgettable way, inviting the spectator to give praise to the Creator in awe and gratitude.
Admission $9, includes presentation, raffle and sandwich dinner. Contact pbellm@nd.edu

Mon Apr 27, 2015

Marriage, the Church, and the Common Good: Philosophical, Pastoral and Social Reflections

Mon Apr 27, 2015, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

141 DeBartolo Hall, Notre Dame

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What is marriage and why does it matter? How can the Catholic Church model pastoral leadership amid heated debates about it? And how might the Church continue its ministry amid a shifting marriage landscape?

Join us for a panel discussion followed by Q&A. Afterwards, there will be a reception with light refreshments and booksigning (cash and checks only)

Mon Jun 1, 2015

MOOC- Jesus in Scripture and Tradition

All Day

Online

On June 1, 2015, Professors Gary Anderson and John Cavadini will lead a MOOC - a massive, open, online class - that is available to anyone with an internet connection. Their course, titled "Jesus in Scripture and Tradition," will introduce students to a theological way of reading the Christian Bible.  “By exploring three interrelated questions: Who is Israel, Who is Jesus and Who is the Church, we hope to provide the student with means of contemplating the identity of Jesus Christ as he has been understood in the Christian tradition.  As the questions suggest, the identity of Jesus Christ is inseparable from the mystery of Israel and that of the Church.  To ponder one is to ponder all three.”…