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Prayer Vigil for Peace: Keri Kei Shibata prayer

Keri Kei Shibata

NDSP Chief Keri Kei Shibata’s prayer for fallen police officers and community members as well as their loved ones, based on Isaiah 61. Good and just God, bestow upon us, your servants in law enforcement, ears to hear the truth and tongues to speak it; strong hands to do justice with grace and compassion; arms to protect those who need...

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His church and mine: A love story

Nicole Steele Wooldridge ’07

“So, you’re Catholic, but you’re married to a Lutheran pastor. How does that work?” I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been asked this question in my seven years of marriage. Depending upon the inquirer, I have a few canned answers that easily roll off the tongue, but the simplest and most genuine is this: “By the grace of...

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Two students named Gilman Scholars

William G. Gilroy

The program aims to diversify the students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go. Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages and economies, making them better prepared to assume leadership roles within government and the private sector.

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Prayers for peace, justice and solidarity amid divisive time across the nation

Cidni Sanders

It may come as no surprise that, in times of division and frustration in the United States, members of the Notre Dame community choose to unite in prayer. Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to attend two prayer vigils promoting peace, unity and understanding. “We come here today to pray and spread love. ...  WWe hope that love overcomes hate,...

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The forsaken virtue

Andrew Barlow '88

To be effective voices in arresting our nation’s spiral into distance, disrespect and disenfranchisement, we must embrace dignity, our own and that of others, regardless of consequence. As a starting point, it is helpful to remember the difference between dignity and arrogance. Dignity flows from the belief that each human life is not just inherently valuable but is equally valuable. Arrogance says,...

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Prayer Vigil for Peace: Rev. Joseph Corpora, C.S.C., prayer

Rev. Joseph Corpora

Prayer by Rev. Joseph Corpora, C.S.C., director of university-school partnerships for the Alliance for Catholic Education   Lord, we thank Thee for this place where we dwell,          For the love that unites us,          For the peace accorded us this day,          For the hope with which we expect the morrow,…

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