Mass for Mary, Seat of Wisdom Homily offered by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.

175 Mass

Author: Notre Dame Trail

Opening of the Academic Year Mass in Celebration of Notre Dame's 175th Anniversary

On November 26, 1842, Fr. Sorin and a few companions arrived in South Bend after an over-250 mile trek from Vincennes. He had good reason to rest after the long trip, but he insisted on making the three-mile walk to campus that very day. He arrived here, as you walkers arrived today, and was overwhelmed with the beauty of the campus that, unlike today, was covered in fresh snow.…

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