The Notre Dame Book of Prayer by Heidi Schlumpf, Campus Ministry
The vibrant Catholic spirituality of the University of Notre Dame and the sacred places on its beloved campus come alive in this inspiring collection of prayers for every occasion.
The Notre Dame Book of Prayer gathers together hundreds of traditional and contemporary prayers that reflect the rich heritage of the Catholic faith and the storied legacy of the University of Notre Dame. Arranged around twelve places on campusincluding the Grotto, the Basilica, the lakes, and even the gridiron of hallowed Notre Dame Stadiumthis beautiful treasury exemplifies the lively yet reverent spirit that makes Notre Dame a unique place of prayer. Readers will find hundreds of prayers, many by members of the University's faculty, staff, students, alumni, and members of the founding Congregation of Holy Cross, as well as guidance on how to pray and inspiring testimonies on the power of prayer.
The deluxe gift packaging of this book includes gold foil detailing and four-color interior with striking photography by Matt Cashore, making this book the perfect gift for the worldwide network of Notre Dame students and alumni, as well as for the hundreds of thousands who love Notre Dame as part of the legendary subway alumni.
"In all these sacred places on the Notre Dame campus, we have felt God's intimate presencewithin ourselves, our activities, our relationships with others. The Notre Dame Book of Prayer offers us a way to rediscover those sacred spaces, in the midst of our daily lives, wherever God has called us, where we can be filled with the knowledge of God in every minute, no matter how insignificant or momentous the time may appear to us." Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
"My sincere hope is that this book of essays and prayers helps you capture the Notre Dame spirit, but also inspires you to spread it throughout the world." Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of The University of Notre Dame
"I hope that this book of prayers will be a source of inspiration that brings together traditional and liturgical prayer with personal reflections often based on the many places that for each of us represent the best of Notre Dame spirituality in the Holy Cross tradition." Rev. Richard V. Warner, C.S.C., Former Director, Campus Ministry, Superior General of the Congregation of Holy Cross