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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

Rosary for Life to unite Notre Dame family in prayer for the vulnerable

September 27, 2016Meg Mirshak

A Rosary for Life prayer service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 9 p.m. in observance of Respect Life Month. Students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to pray the rosary together at Notre Dame’s Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto. Read More

McGraths endow Institute for Church Life with $15 million gift

September 25, 2016Dennis Brown

Robert P. and Joan McGrath

University of Notre Dame alumnus Robert P. McGrath and his wife, Joan, have made a $15 million gift to his alma mater to endow the University’s Institute for Church Life. Read More

Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Duke

September 23, 2016William G. Gilroy

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs its pregame Concert on the steps at Bond Hall

Visitors coming to campus for this weekend’s football game against Duke University will find a variety of events to take part in, from lectures to concerts to tours. Read More

Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Michigan State

September 14, 2016William G. Gilroy

Notre Dame Football helmet

Visitors coming to campus for this weekend’s football game against Michigan State University will find a variety of events to take part in, from lectures to concerts to tours. Read More

Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Nevada

September 07, 2016William G. Gilroy

Marching Band concert on Bond Hall steps

Visitors coming to campus for this weekend’s football game against the University of Nevada will find a variety of events to take part in, from lectures to concerts to tours. Read More

Saints for the Year of Mercy featured in Saturday lecture series

August 12, 2016Meg Mirshak

The seventh annual “Saturdays with the Saints” lecture series sponsored by the Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame will feature seven saints whose lives give witness to the mercy of God. The lectures will be held on Saturdays of home Notre Dame football games. Read More

Evening prayer hosted in Geddes Hall chapel

August 12, 2016Meg Mirshak

Vespers will be held once a month during the academic year in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel located in Geddes Hall. The Notre Dame community is invited to join together keeping prayer at the center of the day. Read More

Notre Dame to host May Crowning and Marian Procession May 1

April 21, 2016Brett Robinson

Institute for Church Life to revive beloved Catholic tradition

A Marian procession and May crowning will take place Sunday May 1 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. Read More

Cardinal Onaiyekan of Nigeria speaks on human dignity in Notre Dame lecture

April 04, 2016Michael O. Garvey

Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria, opens the Institute for Church Life's 2016 Human Dignity conference by delivering the 2016 Human Dignity Lecture at McKenna Hall

Cardinal John Onaiyekan, archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria, gave the 2016 Human Dignity Lecture Sunday evening (April 3) in the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall auditorium, admonishing that even religious doctrine, when misinterpreted, can pose a threat to human dignity. Read More

Is Human Dignity “Stupid” and “Useless”? Interdisciplinary conference to confront the erosion of the concept of “human dignity”

March 08, 2016Brett Robinson

“The End of Human Dignity?: Recovering the Intellectual Appeal of Human Dignity for the Theological and Philosophical Imagination” is the title of an interdisciplinary conference that will be held at Notre Dame April 3-5, 2016 featuring a range of scholars defending the concept of human dignity against recent philosophical challenges. Read More

Dante's Divine Comedy subject of special lecture series

January 25, 2016Brett Robinson

If you have never read Dante’s Divine Comedy, this may be the perfect time to do so. During Lent and Easter, the University of Notre Dame will host a lecture series entitled, “Dante, Mercy and the Beauty of the Human Person.” The series is comprised of ten lectures featuring Dante scholars from a range of disciplines including theology and romance languages. Read More