Selected Community Events
Creches from Around the World
Notre Dame, IN - Open every day that the university is in session. see description below.
A collection of Christmas nativity scenes from around the world will be on display on the Notre Dame campus in the Eck Visitors Center, the Morris Inn, McKenna Hall, the Main Building and Hesburgh Library.
The exhibit will open with a lecture on November 19 at 7:30pm in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium by Rev. Johann G. Roten, S.M.
On December 7th from 2:30-4:40 p.m., visitors can join a pilgrimage from the Eck Visitors Center to the Main Building where Fr. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. will offer a Christmas reflection.
The events are sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Institute for Church Life.
Morris Inn- Open all the time
Eck Visitors Center Open M- F: 8-5 pm; Sat & Sun : noon -4, except for football weekend; closes at 2:30 pm. Closed during Thanksgiving and Christmas break.
McKenna Hall: Open M-F, 8-5 pm. Closed weekends and during Thanksgiving break (Nov. 26-30) and Christmas break (Dec 24-Jan 2)
Hesburgh Library: Open all the time except for Thanksgiving day and Christmas Day.
Main Building: Open M-F, 8-5 pm. Closed for Thanksgiving (Nov. 26-30) and Christmas break (Dec. 24-Jan. 2). Open until 2:30pm this Saturday (11/23).
Call to confirm what is open: 574-631-9195 in advance.
Brett Robinson, 574-631-6109
Free movie showing of "Travis - A Soldier's Story"
First Christian Church, 115 Park Ridge Drive, Warsaw, IN
Free movie showing detailing the inspirational story of Staff Sergeant Travis Mills. This is the inspiring story of SSG Travis Mills who was critically injured by an IED while serving in Afghanistan. He is now a quadruple amputee and spends his life as a motivational speaker and inspiring others to "never quit and never give up" While seeing the movie with us, please enjoy a free hot dog, popcorn and bottled water.
Kate Bell 574-453-0066. First Christian Church.
2014 McMahon Aquinas Lecture
Saint Mary's College - Student Center Lounge
Guest Lecturer : Eva Kittay, Ph.D. delivers a talk entitled: "Normalcy and the Good Life."
Eva Kittay is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University, where she is also an Affiliate of the Women’s Studies Program, and a Senior Fellow of the Stony Brook Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics. She has published extensively on disability, equality, the ethics of care and feminist philosophy.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
Saint Mary's College - Dept of Philosophy - Barb Westra - 574.284.4534