Peggy Noonan — Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Wall Street Journal, speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan and author of five New York Times best-sellers — will deliver the principal address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s 174th commencement ceremony May 19.
“On behalf of the University of Notre Dame, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the shooting victims at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and to their extended family among the Jewish students, faculty and staff here at Notre Dame and in South Bend.
“A mass shooting again bloodies the American landscape, but now with the venal ingredient of anti-Semitism as a motive. On this, the Sabbath for our Catholic university, intercessions were offered today at Mass in the Basilica and at students’ residence hall chapels on behalf of the Tree of Life departed and their surviving loved ones.…
The University of Notre Dame rejoices with the Church as Pope Paul VI, Archbishop Oscar Romero and four other holy men and women are added to the canon of saints.
A grassroots group of mothers searching for their missing loved ones in Mexico’s Gulf state of Veracruz received the 2018 Notre Dame Award Tuesday for their tireless work on behalf of victims of drug violence and dedication to seeking truth.
Father Jenkins concelebrated the Mass, officiated by His Excellency Bishop Luis Felipe Gallardo Martín del Campo of Veracruz, as part of the University’s honoring the Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz — the mothers who discovered the graves — with the 2018 Notre Dame Award.
We must look at Notre Dame’s own history, actions and policies and also look for ways in which it can assist the Church.
Rick and Molly Klau of Denver have contributed $10 million to strengthen and endow the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights, which is being re-named in their honor.
The University will give the 2018 Notre Dame Award to the Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz, a group of mothers in Mexico’s gulf state of Veracruz organized to search for their missing loved ones in the face of criminal violence and state inactivity.
Faculty and staff from both schools will present “Listening to Puerto Rico,” a free online global learning opportunity developed jointly by the two universities.
Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit
I ask you to join me in offering this Mass for victims of abuse in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, and asking God’s help to prevent it in the future.
The renowned theologian and former Archbishop of Canterbury, will present a talk titled, “Relieved by Prayer: Power, Shame and Redemption in Shakespeare’s Drama,” in the Dahnke Ballroom at 5 p.m. Nov. 26.
The University will wait until the trial is concluded to take action regarding Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's honorary degree.
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