• 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.

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Thu Jul 20, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite

Location: Snite Museum of Art

Experience one of jazz’s most valued and revealing traditions, Merrimans’ Play-House Players. The “open session” includes local musicians Stephen Merriman, Mary Merriman, Jeff Miller, Don Lerman, and Gabriel Hernandez.

Join us for a jazz concert series in the Mary Loretto & Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard at the Snite Museum of Art

Mon Jul 24, 2017

Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

Mon Jul 31, 2017

Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

Mon Aug 7, 2017

Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

Thu Aug 17, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite

Location: Snite Museum of Art

Chicago band, Twin Talk, is steadily gaining notoriety for their offbeat melodic approach to creative improvised music.

Join us for a jazz concert series in the Mary Loretto & Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard at the Snite Museum of Art.  Bring your own blanket or lawn chair.  We’ll provide fresh popcorn, a cash bar, the atmosphere, and some amazing jazz.  Picnicking encouraged.  Pre-order an Au Bon Pain boxed dinner by calling the Friends Office at (574) 631-5516 by the Tuesday before each month’s performance.…