Category: Notre Dame Interest

“Monk’s Notre Dame” Now Available in Paperback

Monk’s Notre Dame by president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., is available in a new paperback edition on April 1, 2022. This wonderful collection of humorous, poignant, and revealing stories and anecdotes offers special insight into the university, from which Father “Monk” Malloy first received his B. A. degree […]

An Interview with Father “Monk” Malloy, Author of “Monk’s Notre Dame”

Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C., completed his eighteenth and final year as president of the University of Notre Dame on July 1, 2005. He now serves as president emeritus. Father Malloy is a full professor of theology and has been a member of the faculty since 1974. As president emeritus, he continues to teach, conducting a seminar for first-year undergraduates […]

Voices from “Black Domers”

Notre Dame Press Marketing Intern Sydni Brooks interviewed her godmother, Ramona Payne, one of the students in Black Domers: African-American Students at Notre Dame in Their Own Words. Ramona and her husband, Tony Fitts, share their experiences as Black students at Notre Dame and provide wisdom for future students. Sydni: So my first question is […]

Celebrating Founders’ Day

First commemorated by the University of Notre Dame community in the early 1840s, Founders’ Day was an annual celebration tied to the Feast of Edward the Confessor, Patron Saint of Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C. While the tradition fell by the wayside over the years, this October 12-13, 2021, the University is reviving the celebration of […]

James T. Connelly, C.S.C., Publishes History of the Congregation of Holy Cross

When James T. Connelly, C.S.C., was asked to research and write this book in 1982 by the then superior general of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Fr. Thomas Barrosse, Connelly was told that it would only be a matter of synthesizing some books and articles already in print. Father Connelly took him at his word, but when […]

An Excerpt from “The History of the Congregation of Holy Cross,” by James T. Connelly C.S.C.

In 1837, Basile Moreau, C.S.C., founded the Congregation of Holy Cross (C.S.C.), a community of Catholic priests and brothers, to minister to and educate the people of France devastated by the French Revolution. During the centuries that followed, the Congregation expanded its mission around the globe to educate and evangelize, including the establishment in 1842 […]