Bill Schmitt & I “Love Thee Notre Dame”

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This weekend, I get to take a trip with my college sweetheart (and hubby) back to the place where we fell in love. The excuse for our excursion may be the tickets we’re holding to see Notre Dame defeat Stanford (we hope!) on the gridiron, but while we’re on campus we’ll revisit many places that [Read More...]

Do My Irish Need an Ethics Lesson from Golfer Cameron Tringale?

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The Fighting Irish faithful are again licking our wounds as headlines of a potential cheating scandal make news in advance of the season opener on August 30 at home against Rice. I know that blogging about Notre Dame on a Catholic website is tantamount to opening the floodgates. But because of something I read today, I can’t [Read More...]

A Weekend Retreat with Our Lady at Notre Dame

Lisa at Notre Dame's Grotto

Sorry for the blog silence for the last few days. I was on a much-needed getaway with my amazing husband to our alma mater, the University of Notre Dame. It’s been a few years since we’ve been back to campus for a football game and the first time I can remember in years that we [Read More...]

University of Notre Dame’s “Fighting for Our Children’s Future” National Bus Tour Kicks Off

Good news for Catholic Schools from my alma mater, the University of Notre Dame. Starting Thursday, the university’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) is launching the Fighting for Our Children’s Future National Bus Tour. On Thursday, October 3rd, ACE will be co-hosting an important conversation about faith-based schools and American cities. U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spelling, Dallas Mayor [Read More...]

Notre Dame’s New Campus Ministry Smartphone App a Terrific Tool for Everyone

Notre Dame Daily Faith App

I’m biased: I’m a Notre Dame grad, so I tend to love all things Irish. Yes, you can line up in the comments with your feelings about that if you’d like. On the occasions when my alma mater makes missteps (and I’ll admit they happen), I prefer to pray through Our Lady’s intercession for the [Read More...]


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