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Hesburgh-King statue unveiled in South Bend

Author: Andy Fuller

University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., joined City of South Bend leaders including Mayor Pete Buttigieg and community members in a march from the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center to Leighton Plaza in downtown South Bend. There, a sculpture was unveiled, based on a famous photo showing the late University president Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., holding hands with King during a 1964 civil rights rally in Chicago. Read More

In Rome, President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., discusses challenges and opportunities for Catholic Church

Author: Notre Dame News

After concelebrating Mass and meeting briefly with Pope Francis earlier in the week, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., met with Archbishop Paul Gallagher, secretary for relations with states, the Vatican’s foreign minister, and discussed challenges and opportunities for the Church in countries around the world. Read More

New ID cards, other changes on the way

Author: Marissa Gebhard

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Beginning this summer and continuing this fall, the University will be migrating all ID cards to a new ID card that uses contactless technology. The new contactless Irish1Card will improve the security and speed of transactions across campus and increase the security of card accounts and access through data encryption. The new technology will also position the University for future technology developments and applications and will enhance operational efficiencies across campus. Read More

Lectures on the Christian Sacraments ascribed to St Cyril of Jerusalem

Author: Allison Collins

Sacraments

Popular Patristics Series Volume 57

Greek original and English translation by Maxwell E. Johnson

Replaces Popular Patristics Series Volume 2

These six lectures on the Christian sacraments were delivered in Jerusalem in the fourth century. This was a time of rapid transition for the Church. Until AD 313, Christianity had been an illegal & persecuted religion, but under Constantine & his successors, it became the favored religion of the state. Potential converts thronged the shining new basilicas, built through the beneficence of the emperors. Catechetical instruction was needed. And it was provided by gifted preachers & teachers like St Cyril of Jerusalem. Read More

Arts and Letters faculty honored at 172nd Commencement Ceremony

Author: Andy Fuller

At the 172nd Commencement Ceremony, May 21, 2017, a number of outstanding faculty from the College of Arts and Letters were recognized for their contributions to the academy and their achievements in stimulating the learning environment and mentoring students in various disciplines. Read More