Catholic scientists to meet at society’s inaugural conference co-sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life

April 20, 2017Meg Mirshak

The Society of Catholic Scientists will convene April 21-23 at its inaugural conference co-sponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life. Read More

Marian Procession and May Crowning to be held at Notre Dame

March 27, 2017Meg Mirshak

A traditional Catholic devotion that honors Mary, the mother of Jesus, will be held on the Notre Dame campus on Sunday, May 7. The Marian Procession and May Crowning features prayer, song, Scripture and a crowning of a Marian statue.

The Marian procession begins at 1 p.m. at the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto behind the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. The procession will pass by the Basilica and Main Building before arriving at the Our Lady of Mercy Chapel in Geddes Hall where Mary will be crowned with flowers. A reception will follow on the third floor of Geddes Hall which houses the McGrath Institute for Church Life, sponsor of the event. Families are encouraged to attend. Read More

Screening of film featuring friars who serve society’s outcasts to be followed by conversation with producer

March 10, 2017Meg Mirshak

An eye-opening documentary featuring society’s forgotten poor and the Franciscan friars who live and work beside them in some of the world’s most desolate communities will be screened in the Browning Cinema at Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on April 2 at noon.

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Take a Lenten Journey through the Book of Exodus with Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life

February 13, 2017Meg Mirshak

Spend the 40 days of Lent with the Book of Exodus in preparation for Easter. The McGrath Institute for Church Life is offering a three-part lecture series, one-credit course and reading groups for those interested in deepening their Lenten practice by reading Old Testament Scripture with expert help from Notre Dame theologians. Read More

Techniques used to illuminate The Saint John’s Bible to be featured during lecture

January 16, 2017Meg Mirshak

A handwritten, illuminated Bible and the methods used to create it will be discussed during a lecture at the University of Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. Read More

International crèche exhibit and pilgrimage returns to Notre Dame campus

November 28, 2016Meg Mirshak

Christmas nativity scenes recreated by cultures from around the world are on display in six University of Notre Dame campus buildings from Nov. 28 through Jan. 31.

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A full Notre Dame experience planned for San Antonio Shamrock Series

November 13, 2016Sue Lister

Shamrock Series

Presentations by University faculty and researchers, Mass, a service project, a 5K run/walk and marching band performances are planned leading up to kickoff at the Alamodome. Read More

McGrath Institute for Church Life receives $1.675 million to train science and religion teachers

November 02, 2016Meg Mirshak

Foundations Seminars

The Science and Religion Initiative, which received two prior Templeton Foundation grants, seeks holistic integration of theology, biology and physics. Read More

Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Stanford

October 14, 2016William G. Gilroy

Trumpets Under The Dome

Highlights from the weekend include lectures on St. Maximilian Kolbe, the Saint of Auschwitz, and on protein folding, along with performances by the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Notre Dame Glee Club. Read More

Calligrapher Donald Jackson to kick off year-long St. John’s Bible exhibition

October 14, 2016Meg Mirshak

Donald Jackson, a Welsh calligrapher and the artistic director of the illuminated St. John’s Bible, will speak at the University of Notre Dame on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. Read More