Catherine M. Odell
More than 60,000 people gathered for the beatification of beloved Capuchin friar Fr. Solanus Casey Nov. 18 in Detroit, moving him a step closer to canonization.
Colleges and Universities: On some of the hottest mornings this past summer, dozens of University of Notre Dame alumni families drove off to different sites around South Bend to take part in the university's alumni Family Volunteer Camp.
This year's May 21 commencement at the University of Notre Dame may again bring the school into the hot and sometimes blinding spotlight of national controversy over LGBT rights.
Fordham University's Fr. Bryan Massingale shared his post-election perspective on racism in America March 22; he referenced Rev. Martin Luther King's belief that racism was America's "soul sickness."