• 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.



Fri Sep 21, 2018

Andrew Louth Graduate Seminar: "St. John Damascene on the Five Bodily Elements of Creation"

Location: Medieval Institute Seminar Room (715J), Hesburgh Library

Andrew Louth, our lecturer for September 20, will also offer this graduate seminar. The seminar runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

The seminar is open to all. A reservation is required if you wish to attend the lunch that follows the seminar. Please respond by Wednesday, September 19th. …

Tue Sep 25, 2018

Kellogg Lecture "Political Theology of International Order"

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies Room C103

Bain Lecture


Please join us for the Kellogg Lecture "Political Theology of International Order," presented by William Bain, Professor of International Relations and Head of Global Affairs at Yale-NUS College.


The lecture will take place on Tuesday, September 25 at 12:30 pm (Hesburgh Center C103). …

Wed Sep 26, 2018

Stories of Grace

Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

An evening of prayer and reflection. Hear members of the Notre Dame community sharing how they have learned to see God active in their daily life.

Featured storytellers include:

Ryan Kolakowski, Class of 2019, Zahm Hall
Rachel Kiesel, Class of 2020, Welsh Family Hall 
Jess Mannen Kimmet, Campus Minister, Saint Mary’s College…

Thu Sep 27, 2018

Fri Sep 28, 2018

Dante Now!

Location: Annenberg Audiitorium

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Celebration

Friday, Sept. 28, from 2-3pm, starting at the Annenberg Auditorium in the Snite Museum of Art and ending at the Grotto. Join the Center for Italian Studies for its annual Dante Now! event, dedicated to performing and understanding Dante’s Divine Comedy. This year Professor Christian Moevs will kick off the event with an illustrated public talk that will be broadcast live to participants at Notre Dame’s Global Gateway in Rome