An Extended Circle

“Remember when he got his acceptance letter?” my wife and I asked each other (more than once). “Remember when we dropped him off in the circle that first day?”

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The Blessing of Marital Monotony

The book of love is long and boring.
~ Stephin Merritt

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Symphony of Humility

Praise him with sounding cymbals;
praise him with loud clashing cymbals (Ps 150.5).

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A French Saint for Memorial Day

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Discovering Good Friday on Queen Anne Hill

God has died in the flesh, and the underworld has trembled.
~ from an ancient homily for Holy Saturday

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A JPW Wake-Up Call

Junior Parents Weekend is a time where each of our individual families can be merged with the greater Notre Dame family.
~ Tommy Yemc, JPW 2017 Chair

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A Family Tour of Notre Dame’s Basilica

Joan of Arc Close copy

The name is the icon of the person (CCC 2158).

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Welcome Weekend from the Other Side of the Car Window


It was a striking contrast — the brand-new dorm already filled with brand-new freshmen, and my daughter, the budding medievalist, keeping us connected to our past.

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From Notre Dame to Wales, an Arthurian Quest Begins


“No ending is final. Whatever is truly right can’t be conquered forever.”

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