Category: Notre Dame Interest

An Excerpt from “The University of Notre Dame: A History” by Thomas E. Blantz C.S.C.

Thomas Blantz’s monumental The University of Notre Dame: A History tells the story of the renowned Catholic university’s growth and development from a primitive grade school and high school founded in 1842 by the Congregation of Holy Cross in the wilds of northern Indiana to the acclaimed undergraduate and research institution it became by the early twenty-first […]

Preorder a Signed Copy of “The University of Notre Dame: A History”

During this time of necessary distance, the University of Notre Dame Press and Father Thomas Blantz are pleased to offer the Notre Dame family a personalized piece of campus history. Preorder The University of Notre Dame: A History through the form at the bottom of this post to receive a signed or personalized copy from Father Blantz. Don’t wait to order, […]

Enter our Coloring Contest to Win a Copy of “Stories in Light”

Stories in Light: A Guide to the Stained Glass of the Basilica at the University of Notre Dame by Nancy Cavadini and Cecilia Davis Cunningham celebrates the Basilica’s stained-glass windows. From now through June 30th, we invite you to enjoy these windows with your own creative twist! Just like the cloistered French Carmelite nuns in […]

Guidebook Explores Stained Glass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame contains one of the largest collections of late nineteenth-century French stained glass outside of France. The French Gothic–inspired church has forty-four large stained glass windows containing two hundred and twenty scenes. Today, more than 100,000 visitors tour the basilica each year to admire its […]

Book Launch for “Faith and Science at Notre Dame” by John Slattery

On September 26, 2019, at 4:30PM, the History and Philosophy of Science Program and Notre Dame Press will co-host a book launch for Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church by John Slattery. The event will be held in Foley’s Room inside O’Neil Hall at the University of Notre Dame. In Faith and Science at Notre Dame, John P. Slattery (ND […]

New book charts the rise and fall of John Zahm, C.S.C., vice president of Notre Dame

In this recently published book, Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church, John P. Slattery (ND ’17 Ph.D.) tells a new and fuller story of the Reverend John Augustine Zahm, C.S.C., (1851–1921) and his quest to prove the compatibility of late nineteenth-century evolutionary science and Roman Catholicism. Zahm was a […]

“Notre Dame vs. the Klan” named U.S. Catholic Book Club’s July selection

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club is reading Notre Dame vs. The Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defied the KKK by Todd Tucker. Shanna Johnson, assistant editor of U.S. Catholic says, “Tucker is a master storyteller and historian, following the events that transpired in South Bend, Indiana, on May 17–19, 1924. For readers with little historical context of the time, […]

“Black Domers” named U.S. Catholic Book Club’s January selection

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club is reading Black Domers: African-American Students at Notre Dame in Their Own Words edited by Don Wycliff and David Krashna. Black Domers tells the compelling story of racial integration at the University of Notre Dame in the post–World War II era. In a series of seventy-five essays, beginning with the first African-American to graduate […]