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Fr. Ted Hesburgh by Wilson Miscamble

Presented by The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 7:00PM

Tickets: $15

Considered for many decades to be the most influential priest in America, famed Notre Dame president Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh played what many consider pivotal roles in higher education, the Catholic Church, and national and international affairs.

American Priest: The Ambitious Life and Conflicted Legacy of Notre Dame’s Father Ted Hesburgh examines his life and his many and varied engagements — from the university he led for 35 years to his associations with the Vatican and the White House — and evaluates the extent and importance of his legacy.

Author and Notre Dame priest-professor Fr. Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C. tracks how Hesburgh transformed Catholic higher education in the postwar era and explores how he became a much-celebrated voice in America at large. Yet, beyond the hagiography that often surrounds Hesburgh’s legacy, lies another more complex and challenging story.

Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C.

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Next Performance Date:
September 27
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7:00 PM
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