Rev. James T. Connelly, C.S.C.

Rev. James T. Connelly, C.S.C.

Fatima House

P. O. Box 929

Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-3200

Rev. James Connelly, C.S.C., received both his B.A. (1960) and M.A. (1968) in history from Notre Dame. He also received an S.T.B (1963) from Gregorian University and a Ph.D. (1977) from the University of Chicago in the History of Christianity.  He has taught at many institutions, including King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA (1972-76); Alokolum National Seminary, Gulu, Uganda (1977-1980); and the University of Portland, Portland, OR, (1993-2009).  He has served as an archivist for the Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross (1980-1993) and for the Congregation of Holy Cross (2005-2020).  He also served as Religious Superior at Holy Cross House (2009-2015). Father Connelly edited for publication Father Edward Sorin's The Chronicles of Notre Dame du Lac (Notre Dame Press, 1992), and is the author of The University of Portland: A Century of Teaching, Faith and Service (U.P. Press, 2001) and Basil Moreau and the Congregation of Holy Cross (Portland: Garaventa Center, 2007) and other publications.  Father Connelly's latest book, A History of the Congregation of Holy Cross, will be published by the UND Press in December of 2020.