Taking Hope Back to School

Posted by Clare Kilbane on Aug 12, 2020 4:37:04 PM

Going ‘back to school’ always involves a transition for families and educators, but this year it will be even more challenging. Families returning to traditional, in-person schooling will need extra face masks, hand sanitizer, and cleaning wipes, in addition to the usual school supplies and back-to-school clothing. Families transitioning to new modes of schooling—whether online instruction, homeschooling, or “pandemic pods” (i.e., education co-ops)—will need to develop new routines, practices, and relationships to make learning both effective and sustainable. And educators, regardless of who, where, and how they will be teaching, will need both creativity and grit as they flexibly adapt to changing conditions when teaching and connecting with their students. Given all this, something everyone will need and benefit from taking back to school this year is hope

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Topics: Congregation of Holy Cross, Cross, education, Hope, school, coronavirus, COVID-19 Resources, Basil Moreau, C.S.C.

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

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