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Editorial

Notre Dame, Melinda Gates and Cafeteria Catholicism

In light of the upcoming presidential election, the divisions inherent within Catholicism have begun to sharpen. At Notre Dame, the…

Conscience and the “Vicar of Christ”

The title “vicar of Christ” has a long and complex history. Various scriptural passages indicate how the disciples, especially the…

Roman Catholic higher education: an oxymoron?

In many respects the concept of a Roman Catholic institution of higher learning seems to be a contradiction. Roman Catholicism…

Campus Faith 101: intro to spirituality at Notre Dame

Dear friends, The University of Notre Dame is a special place. How? We may have the best ‘undergraduate program/graduate school/dining hall’…

Assessing ACE

As any teacher would tell you, assessment is one of the most important aspects of the profession. It tells one…

A closer look at Bishop Jenky’s homily

On April 15, Bishop Daniel Jenky, CSC, of the diocese of Peoria, Illinois – also a member of      the Notre…

On the content of our character

“We shall always place education side by side with instruction; the mind will not be cultivated at the expense of…

Reimaging school: Moving towards a shared hope

This year’s university forum, entitled “Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation,” sought to “explore the profound and…

Upon this poll I shall build my church?

On February 15, Notre Dame Philosophy Professor Gary Gutting published an analysis of the Catholic Church’s position on birth control…

“Do This in Memory of Me”: Conclusions of a Chapel Crawl

“Attending Mass in various dorms has made me aware of a troubling feature of residential Masses: the way in which deviation from a standard celebration, even for the sake of intimacy, community or a relaxed atmosphere, can interfere with the reality of the Mass.