• Statue of Jesus on Notre Dame campus

  • Vatican Sunset

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  • 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.


Life Lunch Series

Published: August 22, 2016

Author: Deanna Menke

Be sure to join the Institute for Church Life for its lunchtime speaker series in Geddes Hall this semester.

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Sat Oct 1, 2016

Intercessory Prayer: Catholic and Mennonite Perspectives - A Colloquium

Location: Andrews Auditorium on the lower level of Geddes Hall

Scholars from the Mennonite and Catholic traditions will engage in discussion of the historical context and contemporary liturgical practices around intercessory prayer. Informed engagement among participants will follow formal presentations, with the goal of advancing ecumenical dialogue through rigorous theological exploration.…

Wed Oct 5, 2016

Mass & Pizza

Location: Malloy Chapel

Join us for delicious pizza after Mass with Father Grove! Students and faculty welcome to attend.…

Archbishop Marcos McGrath, CSC: A Pastor at the Heart of the Second Vatican Council

Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Cardinal José Luis Lacuzna, OAR, Bishop of David, Panama will give a lecture in Spanish on the Archbishop Marcos McGrath, CSC on Wednesday, October 5 in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium. A light reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the lecture will start at 5:30 p.m. English translation will be provided.…

Rosary for Life

Location: The Grotto

Notre Dame Right to Life and Notre Dame Militia of the Immaculata are co-sponsoring a Rosary for Life on Wednesday October 5 from 9-9:30 pm at the Grotto with the McGrath Institute for Church Life and Campus Ministry. The Rosary for Life is part of Respect Life Week and will be prayed for the intention that we all may encounter the fragile and vulnerable in our midst with greater respect and love. All are welcome to join us in prayer!…