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Three Ordained Holy Cross Priests

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, three Holy Cross priests were ordained to the priesthood - Rev. Christopher Brennan, C.S.C., Rev. Brendan McAleer, C.S.C., and Rev. Timothy Weed, C.S.C.

Conversations with Father Bob Pelton

Peter Cajka is a postdoctoral research associate with the Cushwa Center. He conducted five interviews with Father Bob Pelton, C.S.C., from October 2017 to January 2018. Audio and transcripts of the interviews will be available for researchers by summer 2018 through Latin American/North American Church Concerns at kellogg.nd.edu/lanacc. Father Pelton resides at Holy Cross House in Notre Dame, Indiana, and has been associated with the University of Notre Dame since he first enrolled as an undergraduate in 1939.

Community Members Celebrate Final Profession of Religious Vows

On September 15, three seminarians of the United States Province made their Final Profession of Religious Vows. The Mass of Final Profession was held in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.  

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Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., reflects on Land O'Lakes Statement in "America"

The controversy over the Land O'Lakes Statement has served as a proxy war for conflicting narratives about the legacy of Vatican II, the contemporary state of Catholic higher education and the exercise of authority in the church. From the perspective of 50 years on, with new controversies and a very different papacy, we can perhaps better understand the context, vision, limitations and legacy of the Land O’ Lakes Statement for Catholic higher education and for the church generally.  

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Truth to Power

Father Bob Pelton went to Latin America to serve the people there, but he didn’t envision his work for social justice would put his life in danger — as subversive to government efforts there, and here.  


 

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Notre Dame theologian and Holy Cross priest to address U.S. bishops on refugees and migration

Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology, will address the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the theology of migration during the bishops’ annual Spring General Assembly, June 14-15, in Indianapolis. Groody’s talk, “Passing Over: Migration, Theology and the Eucharist,” draws on his research around the world mapping the many sides of the current conversation on migration.

Father Bob Pelton, C.S.C., Helps Lead Class Trip to Cuba

Havana, Cuba—Following the visit of Pope Francis to Cuba, a theology class took part in a conference convened by the Institute for Latino Studies and LANACC. Cuban expert Father Bob Pelton, C.S.C., along with Professor Peter Casarella, director of Latin American/North American Church Concerns at Notre Dame brought the class to Cuba. Casarella joined the University’s Institute for Latino Studies to host the first intercontinental conference examining the significance of Pope Francis’ visits to the Americas. 

 

Special Issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship Guest-edited by Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C.

Guest-edited by the Reverend Oliver Williams, C.S.C., director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, this special issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship brings together contributions from researchers examining the real-world impact of the UNGC and the LS, and practitioners seeking to advance the vision of the two documents.   

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