Oh the Places You Will Go!

Pat Connaughton and  Jerian Grant at Notre Dame 2015 Graduation, via @NDmbb

"Oh the places you'll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all." "Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!" (Excerpts from "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" by Dr. Seuss) As we send another bright, enthusiastic class out into the world, let's take a look at yet another reason why we love Our Lady's University … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Bloom & Grow

Magnolias themselves

For many years, there were two ancient Magnolias at the foot of the steps to the Main Building. They were beautiful, especially at this time of year when they bloomed. One of the Magnolias passed on. I don't know where trees go when they die, but I hope it's a fabulous place. There is a giant Sycamore by the Grotto. It, too, has been growing and thriving there for many, many years. I will mourn when that glorious creature of God passes, because it's beauty has given so much joy and hope to so … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The I Had a Busy Morning Edition

Golden dome

"The best laid schemes, of mice and men..." So goes the old adage and so went my night and morning. In any event, for the fifteen loyal readers who will actually read this, the inner-circle, if you will, here goes the roundup: Graduation Day: It's this weekend. Click here for your comprehensive commencement schedule and all things Notre Dame. And another set of passengers click through the turnstiles of life. Congratulations to them and their families. Goin' back to 'nasty: Looks like … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: May 15, 2015

Courtesy of Larry (via Flickr)

Good morning! PODCAST ND Insider: Recruiting update 5-14 (14:13) RECRUITING - COMMITTED Irish Sports Daily (F): In the film room: Dillan Gibbons (✰✰✰✰ 1/2 FL OL) RECRUITING - ND OFFERED Irish Illustrated (F): Irish in lead pack for elite DB (✰✰✰✰ CA C.J. Pollard) Irish Illustrated (F): Video: Russell's return key Irish Illustrated (F): ND A-to-Z: Micah Dew-Treadway Irish Illustrated ($): ND resets with 4-star corner (CA David Long) Irish Illustrated ($): Four-star … [Read more...]