Friday, November 03, 2006

For Vir Speluncae Catholicus

Sports, Catholicism, and Culture: The History of Notre Dame Football

"A familiar scene: deep into college football season, Notre Dame is ranked high in national polls and fans hold out hope for yet another national championship. It’s a fitting time to recall the history of Notre Dame football — a history that is about more than just athletics."


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The movie "Rudy" -- about a boy who who follows his dream to attend Notre Dame and play football there -- has inspired lots 'o sermons that I have heard, in lots 'o parts of the country. Kids love the movie; so do adults.

6:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Non-fighting Irishman = Monsignor Paul Hanly Furfey

1:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let's hear it for Boston College! Catholic University of America! University of Dallas! Barry University! Fairfield University! University of Louvain! University of San Diego! GO TEAM CATHOLIC!!!!

1:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Msgr. Furfey won the Pax Christi Peace Award. I believe he taught at Notre Dame.

3:31 PM  

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