The Notre Dame Book of Prayer (Paperback)

The Notre Dame Book of Prayer By Office of Campus Ministry, Heidi Schlumpf (Editor), Theodore M. Hesburgh Csc (Foreword by) Cover Image
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The Notre Dame Book of Prayer is the collection of prayers and reflections for alumni, parents, and friends of the university. First published in 2010 and now updated with dozens of new prayers, this book shares the vibrant Catholic spiritual life of the University of Notre Dame.

This bestselling book is arranged around twelve stunning, full-color photos of sacred and beloved sites on campus--including the Grotto, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, St. Joseph and St. Mary's lakes, Touchdown Jesus, and Notre Dame Stadium. These beautiful photos were taken by Matt Cashore, the university's award-winning senior photographer.

This book contains hundreds of traditional and contemporary prayers written by faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the founding Congregation of Holy Cross. There are prayers for every occasion and season of life, including:

  • morning and evening;
  • meal times;
  • an engagement;
  • the birth of a child;
  • anxiety and depression;
  • birthdays;
  • graduations; and
  • liturgical seasons.

You'll also find guidance on how to pray and inspiring testimonies on the power of prayer. Contributors include President Emeritus Fr. Edward "Monk" Malloy, CSC; former head football coach Lou Holtz; writer Brian Doyle; Fr. Ted Hesburgh, CSC; and Lisa M. Hendey, founder of

About the Author

Rooted in Catholic tradition and inspired by the charism and spirituality of the Congregation of Holy Cross, the Office of Campus Ministry at the University of Notre Dame cultivates the faith and personal spiritual growth of all students through undergraduate, graduate, liturgical, and music ministries and seeks to develop and enhance lifelong faith formation. Heidi Schlumpf is vice president and executive editor at the National Catholic Reporter, where she served as a national correspondent for three years. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern University. Schlumpf formerly served as managing editor at US Catholic and taught at Aurora University in Illinois. She is the author of While We Wait and Elizabeth A. Johnson: Questing for God. She lives in the Chicago area with her family.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594718038
ISBN-10: 1594718032
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
Publication Date: April 7th, 2023
Pages: 320
Language: English