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  • Vatican Sunset

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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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Wed Sep 20, 2017

Vespers with the McGrath Institute for Church Life

Location: Geddes Hall Chapel

Join the McGrath Institute for Church Life in the Geddes Hall Chapel for Vespers, the evening prayer of the Church. 

This 30 minute prayer service is one of the longest-standing liturgical practices in the Christian tradition, predating even the Rule of St. Benedict. It includes music, a common recitation of the Psalms, and a brief reflection.

Thu Sep 21, 2017

3rd Thursday's @ the Snite: Fall into the Snite

Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Prepare for the Fall Equinox—a day when cultures around the world celebrate the harvest and the first day of fall.  Learn what happens to the planet during the equinox from Michiana Astronomical Society member Ruth Craft

Fri Sep 22, 2017

Sat Sep 23, 2017

Streaming of Beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother

Location: Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level Geddes Hall

The Beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother, the first martyr born in the United States, will air live in the Andrews Auditorium on the lower level of Geddes Hall on Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 am. Fr. Bob Pelton, C.S.C. will deliver opening remarks to introduce the beatification and Fr. Stanley’s cause.…