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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.

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Fri Sep 26, 2014

Lecture: "Seeing into the Middle of Things: On Being a Catholic Writer"

Location: Geddes Hall Auditorium

“Seeing into the Middle of Things: On Being a Catholic Writer” will be presented by Ron Hanson, the Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Professor in Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University.

Hansen is the author of author of eight novels, including A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion, Exiles, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Sat Sep 27, 2014

Seminar in American Religion: Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

Seminar in American Religion: Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Paula M. Kane, associate professor and John and Lucine O’Brien Marous Chair of Contemporary Catholic Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss her book, Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Wed Oct 1, 2014

Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Notre Dame Community

Location: Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, Geddes Hall (1st floor)

Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Notre Dame Community
The Notre Dame Center for Liturgy hosts its monthly Vespers gathering on Tuesday, October 1. This 30-minute prayer service includes psalm singing, Scripture, and a reflection from Dr. Katie Cavadini, Assistant Chair and Director, M.A. Program in the Department of Theology. Please join us.…

Sat Oct 4, 2014

Saturdays with the Saints: A Family of Saints: Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents, as encountered by Dorothy Day

Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

“Thank God for the saints whose feast days come around and remind us that we too are called to be saints.” (Dorothy Day)

Saturdays with the Saints Lecture Series presented by the Institute for Church Life. Lectures take place on home football Saturdays.

October 4 | A Family of Saints: Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents, as encountered by Dorothy Day