Opening Mass Homily


Author: Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
Vincennes, Indiana

We begin today our pilgrimage, following the steps of Fr. Sorin and his companions from Vincennes—in 1842 the largest city in the state—to a plot of land some 250 miles north, near the south bend of the St. Joseph River. I thank you and admire you brave souls who are making this trek. You are worthy successors to an intrepid French priest who was determined to found a school dedicated to Our Lady.…

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