Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Tailgate: New Mexico at Notre Dame

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Location: Geddes Hall Quad

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Join the dCEC for a family-friendly tailgate before the Irish home opener! We'll gather on the Geddes Hall Quad beginning at 11:00 a.m. with food, drink, games, and fun. No RSVP necessary.

The other tailgate this season will take place on October 12, before the Irish host USC. Save the date!…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt

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Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls, Room 1030

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Arthur Brooks (Harvard) will speak on his most recent book, "Love Your Enemies."

Arthur Brooks is a bestselling author, a social scientist, and former president of the American Enterprise Institute. He is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and a frequent columnist for the Washington Post. He currently teaches public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and is a senior fellow at the Harvard Business School.…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Life Lunch with Mary O'Callaghan

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

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Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Mary O’Callaghan, Ph.D., a developmental psychologist and a Public Policy Fellow of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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Close to Home: Travel and Community in the Age of Climate Change

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Location: Andrews Auditorium

Anna Keating

Why do we travel? Is there a tension between being a "global citizen" and cultivating a vibrant local community? Should the threat of climate change push us to rethink the balance? And how, if at all, do these questions intersect with the Catholic faith?

Anna Keating ND '06 is a freelance writer, chaplain at Colorado College, and co-author of The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts that Make Up a Catholic Life

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Monday, September 23, 2019

René Girard and the Present Moment: a lecture by Cynthia Haven

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Rene Girard

French theorist René Girard called for forgiveness and the total renunciation of violence. While most focus on his theories about conflict, how do we pursue his solutions in a technological world where we are being more and more conditioned to join mobs?

Cynthia Haven is a 2018/19 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar, and writes regularly for The Times Literary Supplement, and has also contributed to The New York Times, The Nation, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and many others.…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

The Irony of Modern Catholic History

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Location: Oak Room, South Dining Hall

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George Weigel, a distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, will discuss his latest book, The Irony of Modern Catholic History: How the Church Rediscovered itself and Challenged the Modern World to Reform, and how Catholicism offers the twenty-first century essential truths for our survival and flourishing. Free and open to the public; book signing to follow.…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

“To Console, To Raise, To Give Hope”: The Vocation of the Catholic Physician Today

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science Auditorium

Tobias Small

Rooted in an understanding of the human person as imago dei – of being made in the image and likeness of God – the Catholic understanding of health and wellness is informed by certain physical and metaphysical truths. This panel will consider the following questions for the Catholic in and/or interested in pursuing a professional career in medicine today:…

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Tailgate: USC at Notre Dame

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Location: Geddes Hall Quad

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Join the dCEC for a family-friendly tailgate before the Irish host USC! We'll gather on the Geddes Hall Quad beginning at 3:00 p.m., with food, drink, games, and fun. No RSVP necessary. See you there, and GO IRISH!…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Life Lunch with Fr. Terrence Ehrman, CSC

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

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Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Fr. Terrence Ehrman, C.S.C., chaplain to the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Lunch is free but you must register.

Originally published at mcgrath.nd.edu

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