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Notre Dame theologian John Cavadini receives Monika K. Hellwig Award for Catholic intellectual life

February 05, 2018Meg Mirshak

The award recognizes an individual who has significantly advanced Catholic intellectual life. Read More

McGrath Institute receives Lilly Endowment grant for parish ministry enrichment programs

January 16, 2018Meg Mirshak

The McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame has been awarded $1 million by Lilly Endowment Inc. to expand programs for ordained and lay pastoral leaders in a shifting ministry landscape. As recipient of planning funds for the Thriving in Ministry Initiative, the McGrath Institute will expand its summer program for diocesan priests and initiate a program that supports the professional and pastoral leadership development of lay ministers early in their careers. Read More

Crèches from Mexico featured in bilingual exhibit and pilgrimage

November 16, 2017Meg Mirshak

Christmas nativity scenes crafted by artists in Mexico are on display in six Notre Dame campus buildings Nov. 29 through Jan. 28. The fourth annual International Crèche Exhibit and Pilgrimage features 32 crèches on loan from the Marian Library at the University of Dayton. Read More

Noted author and philosopher Sister Mary Prudence Allen to deliver annual Human Dignity Lecture

October 11, 2017Meg Mirshak

Sister Mary Prudence Allen, R.S.M., Ph.D., a Catholic philosopher whose works focuses on the philosophical concept of woman will deliver the sixth annual Human Dignity Lecture on Tuesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. Read More

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

September 15, 2017Meg Mirshak

The Rosary for Life prayer service will be held Sunday, October 1 at 1:15 p.m. in observance of Respect Life Month. Read More

Registration opens for conference featuring Bishop Robert Barron at Notre Dame

September 06, 2017Meg Mirshak

Most Rev. Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, will deliver the keynote address at a conference called “Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.” Read More

Salon-style concert to spotlight sacred art from The Saint John’s Bible

August 24, 2017Meg Mirshak

A musical performance featuring the illuminated images of a handwritten Bible will be held at the University of Notre Dame on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. Read More

Game day lecture series featuring the saints returns for eighth year

August 09, 2017Meg Mirshak

The eighth annual “Saturdays with the Saints” lecture series sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame will feature seven saints whose lives give witness to the idea that “the foolishness of God is wiser than men.” (1 Cor. 1:25) Read More

Digital planetarium show created by Notre Dame faculty on exhibit at Astana World’s Fair

June 28, 2017Meg Mirshak

A digital planetarium show created by University of Notre Dame faculty and the director of the university’s digital visualization theater is on exhibit at the World’s Fair in Astana, Kazakhstan. Read More

Notre Dame theologian to address U.S. bishops on youth and vocational discernment

June 08, 2017Meg Mirshak

John Cavadini

John Cavadini, University of Notre Dame professor of theology and McGrath-Cavadini Director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life, will deliver a theological reflection to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) during its annual Spring General Assembly, June 14-15 in Indianapolis. Read More