Initiatives

Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives - The Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives of the University of Notre Dame integrates principles of the Catholic teaching on the sanctity of life across all areas of the university and collaborates with relevant education and research programs across all colleges to support and enhance the university mission and vision as a Catholic institution of higher education.

PROCLAIM! - New in 2012, PROCLAIM! supports the Church in its efforts to engage volunteer lay ministers at the grassroots level and to enrich their onoing faith formation.

Catholic Social & Pastoral Research Initiative - New in 2011, the CSPRI seeks to conduct top-notch research that is theologically informed and pastorally relevant.  In partnership with Christian Smith and the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, CSPRI is dedicated to social science research on and for the benefit of the Catholic Church, especially in its efforts toward education, re-evangelization, and faith formation.

Church Life Research Initiative - A study on parishes and parish-connected Catholics.
 

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