Notre Dame, Ind. – On Friday, July 1, an historic union will officially take effect when the former Eastern Province of Priests and Brothers merges into the Indiana Province to form the new United States Province of Priests and Brothers. Read More
An assembly of two Congregation of Holy Cross provinces, the Indiana Province of Priests and Brothers and the Eastern Province of Priests and Brothers, will begin on June 13 at the University of Notre Dame.
The event marks the first time the two provinces have come together for an assembly as they prepare to merge the Eastern Province into the Indiana Province on July 1. The resulting province will be known as the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross. Read More
A new book by Pope Benedict XVI highlights University of Notre Dame biblical scholar John P. Meier ’s extensive research on the history of Jesus.
"From the immense quantity of literature on the dating of the Last Supper and of Jesus’ death, I would like to single out the treatment of the subject, outstanding both in its thoroughness and its accuracy, found in the first volume of John P. Meier’s book, ‘A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus,’” the pope writes in “Jesus of Nazareth,” volume two, “Holy Week: From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection.” Read More
As retired Notre Dame President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., describes it, the massive “Word of Life” mural on the north side of the building which has since been named for him was something of an afterthought.
The Ellerbe Becket firm of St. Paul, Minn., designers of what was in 1963 called the Memorial Library, were governed by a librarian’s utilitarian distaste for windows, which admitted problematic and potentially manuscript-damaging light and could distract attention from the printed page. Read More
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Notre Dame president emeritus, delivers the homily at the 2011 Reunion Mass on June 4, 2011. Read More