Living a Consistent Life Ethic, Part 3

Posted by Claire Fyrqvist on Oct 17, 2019 11:34:59 AM

Practicing Hospitality, Welcoming Life

A consistent life ethic begins at home. Mother Teresa, one of the most beloved canonized saints of the 20th century and a great defender of human dignity, said very simply in her acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize: 

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Topics: pro-life, hospitality, human dignity, Respect Life Month

Wounded by Love: History, Evangelization, and the Sacred Heart

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Oct 16, 2019 7:02:00 AM

Followers of the University of Notre Dame’s athletic programs are well aware of the Irish heritage of Notre Dame’s student body. But many of these same followers may be surprised to discover the French roots of Notre Dame. 

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Topics: Congregation of Holy Cross, evangelization, Sacred Heart of Jesus

Engaging Young Catholics through Media

Posted by Mike Jordan Laskey on Oct 15, 2019 7:32:00 PM

Editorial Note: This fall, we're featuring profiles of people who are or have been part of the Echo program in the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Echo provides students the opportunity to earn a Master's degree from Notre Dame while gaining real-world experience in parish ministry or teaching high school theology, all while receiving robust spiritual and human formation.

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Topics: Echo, social media, young adult ministry

Meet the Newest Saints of the Church

Posted by Carolyn Pirtle on Oct 14, 2019 3:17:31 PM

This past Saturday, tens of thousands of people crowded into St. Peter's Square in Rome to celebrate as Pope Francis canonized five new saints. Read on to learn about their remarkable lives.

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Topics: holiness, John Henry Newman, saints, universal call to holiness, Margherita Bays, Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, Dulce Lopes Pontes, Giuseppina Vannini

Living a Consistent Life Ethic, Part 2

Posted by Jessica Keating on Oct 10, 2019 9:48:03 AM

An essential part of living a consistent ethic of life is the need to re-humanize the everyday. One might be think, “Re-humanize the everyday?! What we need is the legal protection of the unborn, gun control, the abolition of the death penalty, and sensible, humane immigration legislation!” And one would be exactly right. Our nation desperately needs these sweeping legal changes. Along with this, perhaps even more than this, we need people who live a consistent ethic of life

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Topics: Respect Life Month, L'Arche, Jean Vanier

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