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New Notre Dame program to train theology teachers for Catholic schools

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Church Life (ICL) has announced a new program to train recent college graduates for service as theology teachers in Catholic middle and high schools.

The new initiative, Echo Teaching Theology, is receiving applications now through January, and will begin in the summer of 2014. In partnership with ICL’s Echo program, which since 2004 has trained catechetical leaders for ministry in Catholic parishes, and Notre Dame’s Department of Theology, Echo Teaching Theology will offer participating students a tuition-free graduate degree in theology through summer studies at Notre Dame, service in Catholic schools and dioceses, and human and spiritual formation in Echo communities nationwide. Read More

Theology Professors Participate in Game Day Lectures

Author: Emily Hammock

Theology department faculty members Rev. Brian Daley, S.J., and Professor Cyril O'Regan, along with associate Professor Kathleen Sprows Cummings, presented a game-day lecture on August 31 to a group of students and fans alike.
Their talk, entitled “From Pope Benedict to Pope Francis: Contrasts and Continuities,” was part of the Saturday Scholars program sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters. Six lectures are presented throughout the football season.  Details on upcoming lectures can be found here
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Notre Dame community of faith responds to call for peace in Syria

Author: John Guimond

The University of Notre Dame community of faith will join Pope Francis and people of faith around the world for a Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria, the Middle East and the World on Saturday (Sept. 7). Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns, Campus Ministry, Student Government Association, Peace Fellowship, Militia of the Immaculata and other student organizations have planned a series of events and liturgies to mark the day of fasting and prayer, and they welcome participation in person or in spirit.

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