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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Conversations That Matter: The Intersection of Racial Justice and Life Issues

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Location: Virtual

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Ernest Morrell, Professor of English and ​dCEC Faculty Fellow, on "Why Black Education is a Life Issue: Racial Justice and the Church’s Call to Action.”

This webinar series is intended for a general audience and designed to assist anyone in more effectively advocating for a just society which supports human flourishing for every man, woman, and child. Each session will begin with a 45 minute talk, followed by time for Q&A. This series will be recorded and available for viewing later.…

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021

Populorum Progressio: The Catholic Economic Alternative as an Elixir for the Nigerian Economic Crisis

Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Years of moral, economic, and political instability has left Nigeria in a fragile state of violent chaos. Today, more than 40% of Nigerians live below the poverty line, with many more overwhelmed with feelings of fear and despair. The crisis in Nigeria is a global humanitarian problem that must be addressed through understanding, open dialogue, and policy change. The theological and anthropological riches of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition provide a path beyond the predominant ideological narratives at work in Nigeria, many of which reflect characteristics of a "culture of death." …

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Populorum Progressio: The Catholic Economic Alternative as an Elixir for the Nigerian Economic Crisis

Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Years of moral, economic, and political instability has left Nigeria in a fragile state of violent chaos. Today, more than 40% of Nigerians live below the poverty line, with many more overwhelmed with feelings of fear and despair. The crisis in Nigeria is a global humanitarian problem that must be addressed through understanding, open dialogue, and policy change. The theological and anthropological riches of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition provide a path beyond the predominant ideological narratives at work in Nigeria, many of which reflect characteristics of a "culture of death." …

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Populorum Progressio: The Catholic Economic Alternative as an Elixir for the Nigerian Economic Crisis

Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Years of moral, economic, and political instability has left Nigeria in a fragile state of violent chaos. Today, more than 40% of Nigerians live below the poverty line, with many more overwhelmed with feelings of fear and despair. The crisis in Nigeria is a global humanitarian problem that must be addressed through understanding, open dialogue, and policy change. The theological and anthropological riches of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition provide a path beyond the predominant ideological narratives at work in Nigeria, many of which reflect characteristics of a "culture of death." …

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Populorum Progressio: The Catholic Economic Alternative as an Elixir for the Nigerian Economic Crisis

Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Years of moral, economic, and political instability has left Nigeria in a fragile state of violent chaos. Today, more than 40% of Nigerians live below the poverty line, with many more overwhelmed with feelings of fear and despair. The crisis in Nigeria is a global humanitarian problem that must be addressed through understanding, open dialogue, and policy change. The theological and anthropological riches of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition provide a path beyond the predominant ideological narratives at work in Nigeria, many of which reflect characteristics of a "culture of death." …

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Tailgate: Fighting Irish vs. Toledo

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Location: Geddes Quad

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Join the de Nicola Center staff, students, faculty, and friends for a family-friendly tailgate before the Irish host Toledo for the home opener.

We'll gather on the Geddes Hall Quad beginning at 11:00 a.m., with food, drink, games, and fun.…

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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"Mad Science and Back-Door Eugenics: The Strong Case Against Disability-Selective Abortion"

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Location: Bond Hall 104

Jubilee of Mercy - Papal Mass with Mary and Tommy O'Callaghan

Join the dCEC's Sorin Fellows for the first Faculty Seminar of the semester on Wednesday, September 29, at 7:00 p.m. Mary O'Callaghan, Ph.D, is a developmental psychologist working on ethical issues and policy questions related to individuals with disabilities, with a particular focus on prenatal diagnosis and disability-selective abortions. O'Callaghan has testified before state legislatures and the United Nations on issues related to disability and abortion.…

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Friday, October 1, 2021

First Friday Mass

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Location: Geddes Hall Chapel

Sorin Fellows At Mass

Join the dCEC's Sorin Fellows in prayer at our First Friday Mass on October 1 at 5:00 p.m. in the Our Lady of Mercy Chapel in Geddes Hall. A reception will follow in the dCEC offices on the Geddes 4th Floor. Open to all members of the community!…

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tailgate: Fighting Irish vs. USC

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Location: Geddes Quad

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Join the de Nicola Center staff, students, faculty, and friends for a family-friendly tailgate before the Irish host USC at Notre Dame Stadium.

We'll gather on the Geddes Hall Quad beginning at 3:00 p.m., with food, drink, games, and fun.…

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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The Popes as Guardians of Human Dignity, Cardinal Gerhard Müller

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Card Muller

Cardinal Gerhard Müller is the former Prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith. He has written more than 600 works on topics of theology and the Catholic Church and is the editor of the 16-volume The Complete Works of Joseph Ratzinger: Pope Benedict XVI

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale

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Location: Hesburgh Library Concourse

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The University of Notre Dame Press will host its annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale on campus as part of University Press Week! This year, the festival will include incredible deals both in person and on the website, several book events, and many giveaways. Learn more about the Book Festival at undpress.nd.edu/book-festival/

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale

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Location: Hesburgh Library Concourse

Book Festival Instagram

The University of Notre Dame Press will host its annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale on campus as part of University Press Week! This year, the festival will include incredible deals both in person and on the website, several book events, and many giveaways. Learn more about the Book Festival at undpress.nd.edu/book-festival/

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The Notre Dame London Chesterton Lecture

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Location: Virtual

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The Transatlantic Chesterton

Reflections on the 100th Anniversary of Chesterton's Visit to America

Through his travels, Chesterton connected with America because of his ability to express universal truths. In this presentation, Dale Ahlquist will reflect on the striking observations Chesterton made about America and the unique perspective of America he gave us. Ahlquist will also share an update on the great and growing appreciation of Chesterton outside of his native England.…

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Weekly Mass

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall 100

Mass In Geddes Chapel

Join the de Nicola Center community for Mass each week in the Geddes Hall chapel.…

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

21st Fall Conference: I Have Called You By Name

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Location: Multiple Locations

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The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture is pleased to announce its 21st annual Fall Conference, “I Have Called You by Name: Human Dignity in a Secular World,” November 11–13, 2021, in person at the University of Notre Dame.

What do we mean by “human dignity”? What are its foundations, contours, and entailments? Is a unified understanding of human dignity possible in a fragmented secular culture? Is a just society possible without it? This interdisciplinary, three-day event will engage the theme of human dignity from a variety of points of departure in more than 100 presentations, with keynotes by Mary Ann Glendon

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Friday, November 12, 2021

21st Fall Conference: I Have Called You By Name

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Location: Multiple Locations

Fall Conference 2021 logo - 250x

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture is pleased to announce its 21st annual Fall Conference, “I Have Called You by Name: Human Dignity in a Secular World,” November 11–13, 2021, in person at the University of Notre Dame.

What do we mean by “human dignity”? What are its foundations, contours, and entailments? Is a unified understanding of human dignity possible in a fragmented secular culture? Is a just society possible without it? This interdisciplinary, three-day event will engage the theme of human dignity from a variety of points of departure in more than 100 presentations, with keynotes by Mary Ann Glendon

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

21st Fall Conference: I Have Called You By Name

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Location: Multiple Locations

Fall Conference 2021 logo - 250x

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture is pleased to announce its 21st annual Fall Conference, “I Have Called You by Name: Human Dignity in a Secular World,” November 11–13, 2021, in person at the University of Notre Dame.

What do we mean by “human dignity”? What are its foundations, contours, and entailments? Is a unified understanding of human dignity possible in a fragmented secular culture? Is a just society possible without it? This interdisciplinary, three-day event will engage the theme of human dignity from a variety of points of departure in more than 100 presentations, with keynotes by Mary Ann Glendon

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