Noonan to Deliver Laetare

The University of Notre Dame has announced that this year's Laetare Address will be given by Judge John Noonan, who received the Laetare Medal in 1984. The announcement is not yet on the website, but I will provide a link as soon as it is.

Update: Here is the link.

Advertisement
Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.
8 years 6 months ago
Tough luck, Father Martin. Maybe next year.
8 years 6 months ago
Too bad, Notre Dame. Maybe, you'll get it right SOME year.
8 years 6 months ago
It seems rather sad the Notre Dame can't come up with any American who has greatly contributed to the Catholic Church; does this mean that there is such a split among the faculty/officers that just what is a great contribution is open to fierce debate?

Advertisement

Don't miss the best from America

Sign up for our Newsletter to get the Jesuit perspective on news, faith and culture.

The latest from america

Marge Fenelon talks about her book “Forgiving Mother: A Marian Novena of Healing and Peace.”
Sean Salai, S.J.November 21, 2017
James Comey is perhaps a better Niebuhrian than Niebuhr himself.
Drew Christiansen, S.J.November 20, 2017
“Not everything that is technically possible or feasible is therefore ethically acceptable.”
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 20, 2017
I have been trying with all my heart—with all my mind, with all my soul, to live peaceably with a terror that has been grafted onto me.
Robert I. CraigNovember 20, 2017