• Statue of Jesus on Notre Dame campus

  • Vatican Sunset

  • Closeup of a manuscript

  • Duncan Hall chapel

The Department of Theology is the heart of Notre Dame’s education in faith and reason. Guided by the ideal of “faith seeking understanding,” the faculty engage in critical reflection in six areas: moral theology, world religions and world church, history of Christianity, liturgy, biblical studies, and systematic theology.



Sun Dec 4, 2016

Third Annual International Crèche Pilgrimage

Location: Eck Visitors Center

The McGrath Institute for Church Life is hosting the Third Annual International Crèche Pilgrimage

"The Friendly Beasts": Imagining the Animals at Christ's Nativity

Sunday, December 4, 2016  •  2:00–4:00pm

Bring the baby Jesus from your home crèche for a blessing. Children are encouraged to dress as animals, shepherds, wise men or the Holy Family.…

Tue Dec 6, 2016

"Theology from the Margins: The Chilean Contribution to Vatican II"

Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

Sandra Arenas


Assistant Professor of Theology
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Kellogg Institute Visiting Scholar

The theology of the Church at the Second Vatican Council was shaped by many forces and voices. In the transition from the early and unsatisfactory schema De ecclesia

Fri Dec 9, 2016


Location: Great Hall, O'Shaughnessy

Join the students in Sr. Ann Astell's class for a continuous reading of all

Marc Chagall S King David

150 Biblical Psalms! …