Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, 1917-2015

Fr. Ted Hesburgh, CSC 1917-2015

Fr. Ted Hesburgh, CSC

Fr. Ted, CSC 1917-2015

Fr. Ted, CSC

Rev. Theodore M.  Hesburgh, CSC, president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952-1987 has died. Priest, civil rights leader, named one of the countries most influential religious leaders, on the cover of Time magazine, university president for 35 years, recipient of a record number of honorary doctorates listed the Guinness Book of World Records. Click here for an obituary from the New York Times.

His dedication to Mary the Mother of God and the power of the Holy Spirit will always inspire me. His life as a priest and religious in the Congregation of Holy Cross will inspire generations to come.

Pray for his soul this day.

Mary, Mother of God, pray for us.

Come, Holy Spirit, Come.

“I say, My God, do not take me away before half of my days are complete, you whose days last from age to age.” Psalm 102

1 thought on “Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, 1917-2015

  1. For all of us in the past few generations, Fr. Ted was Notre Dame. Others have given much to and for Notre Dame, no one has given more. God, Country, Notre Dame was more than the title of one of his books, it was his way of life.

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