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CPHS 141/01 - Folder - Speeches - Father Hesburgh - 1947-1952

CPHS 141/01.01 - Item - The Christian Family #431 - 1947/1228
3 pages

"At the end of each year comes the tender heart-warming message of Christmas."

Also: - Cover Letter - Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chaplain of the Veterans Club at Notre Dame, to Father Bussard - 1948/0121
1 page

Dated 21 January 1948, but encloses speech from December 1947.

CPHS 141/01.02 - Item - [Reflection on the Previous Football Season] - 1951/12
7 pages

"By now, the last whistle has sounded. The cleats are cleaned and stored away."

CPHS 141/01.03 - Item - [Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, on the Occasion of the Inauguration of John VanWovlear as the new Minister of St. Francis Parish]
5 pages

"Today is a happy and blessed day for St. Francis Parish."

CPHS 141/01.04 - Item - The Function of Theology in the University
15 pages

"Our subject this evening is very broad. Perhaps its breadth is more understandable if we consider the position of this lecture as introductory to those which are to follow."

CPHS 141/01.05 - Item - The True Meaning of Peace - 1951/1118
18 pages

"For better or for worse, I have elected to speak to you this evening on The True Meaning of Peace."

Sermon delivered at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, on Sunday, November 18, 1951.

3 copies: 1st an annotated draft, 2nd a ribbon copy, 3rd a carbon copy.

With the sermon a printed program: "The University Sermon under the sponsorship of the young women's Christian association." 3 pages

CPHS 141/01.06 - Item - Peace of God #434 - 1951/03
19 pages

"I would like to say from the outset, at the risk of shocking you, that I am not particularly in favor of Religious Emphasis Week.

Address delivered at Tulane University for Religious Emphasis Week.

CPHS 141/01.07 - Item - The Catholic Law School
2 pages

"The Catholic law school, like other Catholic professional schools, faces a double danger."

CPHS 141/01.08 - Item - The Catholic Spirit of Christmas
2 pages

"To arrive at the Catholic spirit of Christmas, one must first move patiently and prayerfully through Advent, meditating on the great wonder that will come to pass."

CPHS 141/01.09 - Item - [Statement on the Non-Partisan Position of the University of Notre Dame during the Presidential Campaign] - 1952
1 page. 2 copies.

"The University of Notre Dame strenously objects to the paid political advertisements which have been placed by the Volunteers for Stevenson Organization in several metropolitan newspapers in an attempt to identify the University of Notre Dame with one side of the presidential political campaign."

CPHS 141/01.10 - Item - [Pronouncement on the University of Notre Dame's Non-Partisanship in Political Campaigns] - 1952
1 page. 2 copies.

"The Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh ... reiterated this morning the fact that the University is non-partisan in this and other campaigns."

CPHS 141/01.11 - Item - [Football Reinforces the Spirit of Success at Notre Dame]
1 page

"The Spirit of Notre Dame is legend. Strange to say, it was born before the first game of football was played."

CPHS 141/01.12 - Item - [Family Values and Christian Ethics in the Modern World]
14 pages

"All over the U.S. today, Notre Dame men are gathering in the Notre Dame way - at the Communion Rail."

1 handwritten copy

CPHS 141/01.13 - Item - [WSBT-TV Interview-Brief Message to the Notre Dame Glee Club]
5 pages

"The University of Notre Dame Television Service Presents the Notre Dame Glee Club."

CPHS 141/01.14 - Item - Epilogue 1953
17 pages

"During the first four years of its existence, the Natural Law Institute concerned itself with various aspects and applications of the natural law as understood by eminent jurists of the Western World, particularly America."

Conclusion to the Natural Law Institute Proceedings, Volume 5, published in 1953. Not a speech.

CPHS 141/02 - Folder - Speeches - Father Hesburgh - 1947-1952

CPHS 141/02.01 - Item - The Character of a Christian - 1951/0713
7 pages

"This problem of what is the mission of a layman in the Church will certainly have to depend on a layman's status in the Church."

4th and concluding speech given by Father Hesburgh in the series titled "The Mission of the Laity in the Church". The series consists of 3 earlier speeches. The 1st "Lay Apostole is the Church's Answer to Secularism" given by Thomas McDonough on March 16, 1951, the 2nd "The Promotion of the Lay Apostole" given by Michael Putman on April 6, 1951, and the 3rd "The Mission of the Laity in the Church" given by Thomas Wainwright on April 20, 1951.]

CPHS 141/02.02 - Item - [Meaning of Freedom in America]
4 pages

"I was very happy to learn that the local 364 of the Transfers Union is sponsoring this new+significant program ... I was a communist for the FBI."

1 handwritten copy

CPHS 141/02.03 - Item - [Brief Message to the Institute of Spirituality]
1 page

"The best advice I could offer to the Sister Superiors and Novice Mistresses at this Institute of Spirituality is to ponder the lessons we have, by the Grace of God and the abiding providence of Our Lady, been incarnated in the life of Notre Dame."

CPHS 141/02.04 - Item - [Success of the Pangorn Enterprise under the Leadership of Thomas and John Pangorn]
6 pages

"... I would like to speak for all those who, while not being members of the Pangborn family or of the Pangborn Corporation, have felt the blessings of the advice, and the counsel, and the material assistance that has flowed from your hands and hearts."

Closing speech given at the Golden Anniversary Ceremony of the Pangborn Corporation, Hagerstown, Maryland.

CPHS 141/02.05 - Item - An Act of Consecration to Mary
2 pages

"Hail holy Queen, our life, our sweetness, and our hope: On this feast of your Immaculate Conception, whic brings to a close this year dedicated to you, we kneel about the altar of your Son, to dedicate anew in all solemnity this University to your patronage."

2 copies: 1st a ribbon copy, 2nd a carbon copy.

Same as in (CPHS 143/01.01)

CPHS 141/02.06 - Item - Where To Get Help - 1952
6 pages

"How many times in life do you feel the problems piling up, solutions hard to find, and you wonder: now where am I going to get help?"

2 copies

CPHS 141/02.07 - Item - [Spirit of Notre Dame: A Brief History of the University Measuring Itself Against Future Educational Philosphies and Goals that Best Describe the Spirit of Notre Dame]
14 pages

"One of the greatest thrills that comes to a new president of Notre Dame is the opportunity to present the story of the University to many people across the lenght and breadth of America."

CPHS 141/02.08 - Item - [Formative versus Educative Role of a Catholic University]
5 pages

"My intention this morning is to develop one aspect of the Catholic university process, the formative, as distinguished from the purely educative."

Father Hesburgh examines three main qualities of formative education at Notre Dame: 1st professional competence, 2nd personal excellence, 3rd social resposibility.

CPHS 141/02.09 - Item - A College Official Views Catholic Youth
6 pages

"After what happened at Notre Dame last Saturday, it has been suggested that I would be more welcome at the Methodist Congress presently being held in Chicago."

Address given at the Third National Catholic Youth Conference on Tuesday, October 16, 1952.

With the speech a program of session.

CPHS 141/02.10 - Item - Notre Dame Commencement ... - 1951
3 pages

"What concerns us most is that this fanatical philosophy daily becomes more and more threatening as the huge rearmament program of the Soviet orbit continues to grow."

Encloses 3 annotated pages drawing from Bishop Pursley's Baccalaureate Sermon.

CPHS CPHS 141/02.11 - Item - [Former Notre Dame Graduates Fight Against the Social Pressure of Secularism]
6 handwritten pages}

"For many of you, the past few days at Notre Dame have been like a retreat."

Sermon given at the Alumni Reunion Mass

CPHS 141/02.12 - Item - [Prayer]
1 page

"As well count the sand, as try to fathom them; and, were that skill mine, thy own being still confronts me."

CPHS 141/02.13 - Item - The Theology of Original Sin
6 pages

"Introduction: The Drama of Mankind - Theologically."

Handwritten and annotated lecture outline including five headlines: Introduction, Original State of Man, Fall of Man (and 4Woman), the Theological Nature of Original Sin, Modern Reaction to Doctrine of Original Sin.

CPHS 141/02.14 - Item - The Theology of Catholic Action
11 pages

"It is more than somewhat presumptious to attempt to cover the Theology of Catholic Action in a few moments."

Manuscript written by Father Hesburgh, not clear if it is an actual speech.

CPHS 141/02.15 - Item - Teaching Theology to the Layman
13 pages

"Several weeks ago, when mentioning to a fellow priest that I was having trouble with this paper, he said: "Well, it shouldn't be too difficult. You know what theology is, and what a layman is.""

Paper written by Father Hesburgh, not clear if he delivered an actual speech based on this text.

Also encloses "Observations on Religion and Religious Training received from Notre Dame Alumni and Undergraduate GIs" 2 pages.

CPHS 141/02.15 - Item - Memo ~ Bernard I. Mullahy, C.S.C., Asst. Provincial-Provincial House to Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

CPHS 141/03 - Folder - Speeches - 1952

CPHS 141/03.01 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, Executive Vice President, University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises of Saint Mary's Academy, South Bend, Indiana, May 29, 1952 - 1952/0529
6 pages

"If we were to cast about this morning for one word that could adequatly describe this occasion, I would chose the word happy."

Saint Mary's Commencement

CPHS 141/03.02 - Item - Address of Welcome given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of Notre Dame, at the Opening Session of the National Congress for Religious, Notre Dame, Indiana, August 9, 1952 - 1952/0809
2 pages

"As a member of a religious community and a University already abundantly blessed, we consider it a singular blessing to be able to welcome here this evening the first National Congress for Religious in the United States."

Parallel drawn between devotion to Mary at Notre Dame and in the United States at large

CPHS 141/03.03 - Item - Invocation delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the Centennial of Engineering Luncheon, Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Wednesday, September 10, 1952 - 1952/0910
1 page

"Bless us, O Almighty God, Creator of heaven and earth, whose physics is the rainbow by day and the flash of lighting etched against the blackness of the night, whose matematics are the stars, whose canvas is the bended heavens upon which Thou dost paint the glory of the morning and of the evening sun."

CPHS 141/04 - Folder - Speeches - 1953

CPHS 141/04.01 - Item - Address of Welcome given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the 1953 Institute of Spirituality, Notre Dame, Indiana
3 pages

"... it is a particular pleasure to welcome you for the Institute of Spirituality, since in God's Providence this is the best that we have to offer you."

Father Hesburgh notes that Notre Dame has always been a blessed spot in America.

CPHS 141/04.02 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the Irish Fellowship Club Banquet, Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Tuesday, March 17, 1953 - 1953/0317
9 pages

"I am happy this evening, Ladies and Gentlemen, to bring to the members of the Irish Fellowship Club hearty festal greetings from the home of the "Fighting Irish"".

The "FIGHTING IRISH"

3 copies: 1 ribbon copy, 2 annotated drafts.

Same as in (CPHS 142/18.02) except two paragraphs, dated 17 March 1981.

CPHS 141/04.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the conference banquet of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, Morris Inn, Notre Dame, Indiana, April 7, 1953 #435 - 1953/0407
8 pages

"It has been a distinct pleasure to have the annual meeting of the American Catholic Philosophical Association at the University of Notre Dame this year."

Philosophy: Mediator between Science and Theology

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/35.06)

2 copies

CPHS 141/04.04 - Item - [Statement calling for more religious education and the importance of spiritual values in the lives of young Americans to challenge the widespread secular education of recent years] - 1953/0812
1 page

"An ever-increasing number of educators in America are becoming more concerned with the place and adequacy of religious education of our times."

CPHS 141/04.05 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Noter Dame, at the Solemn Red Mass of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Sunday, November 1, 1953 #436 - 1953/1101
11 pages

"These brief words of Saint Paul are the key to sanctity."

"I live, now not I, but Christ liveth in me."-Gal.2:20

Father Hesburgh describes in detail the life of St. Thomas More. Included with the sermon a poem written by Phyllis McGinley, "Pater Familias", on More's family life, 1 page.

Also UDIS files.

Same as (UDIS H1/35.08)

2 copies: 1 annotated draft, 1 carbon copy.

CPHS 141/04.06 - Item - [Commencement Speech Delivered at Georgetown Law Graduation on May 29, 1977]
4 pages}

"What does one say to young lawyers, just graduated, that they might remember the next day, maybe even the next year? I give you only three words to remember: compassion, competence, and integrity."

Annotated draft of speech with several missing pages in the middle. It is filed together with 1 November 1953 speech Re: The life of St. Thomas More in (CPHS 141/04.05). Father Hesburgh combined these two speeches when delivering his Georgetown Law Center Graduation address, dated 29 May 1977, which is filed in (CPHS 142/11.04).

CPHS 141/05 - Folder - Speeches - 1954

CPHS 141/05.01 - Item - Brotherhood
3 pages

"Everyone recognizes and appreciates brotherhood in action."

Also cc in (CPHS 141/06)

CPHS 141/05.02 - Item - Man of the Future - 1954/0526
6 pages

DuMont Television Network, Chicago, Man of the Future, a tribute to the Class of '54, Father Hesburgh presenting Leadership Message, Butler Story, with ROTC Award winners presented at close of message.

Total time 6 minutes

CPHS 141/05.03 - Item - Commencement Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at Trinity Collage Commencement, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1954 - 1954/0531
15 pages

"Anyone speaking today to the fiftieth graduating class of Trinity College would be remiss if he did not mention the significance of this present anniversary."

"I would like to speak to you today about Christian womanhood."

The place of Woman in the Modern World Today

Same as "The Place of Catholic Alumnae in the World Today" in (CPHS 141/10.02). Also same as "The Divine Idea of Womanhood in (CPHS 141/15.04)."

2 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 2nd mimeograph

CPHS 141/05.04 - Item - Commencement Address given by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York, Sunday, June 13, 1954 - 1954/0613
17 pages

"Twenty years ago this month, I wrote a graduation talk to be delivered to another graduating class in this fair city of Syracuse, it happened to be my own graduating class, the class of 1934 from Most Holy Rosary High School."

On the Occasion of The Fourth Annual Commencement Exercises of Le Moyne College held in the Onondaga War Memorial Building at 3 P.M.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/06)

2 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 2nd mimeograph

CPHS 141/05.05 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the Formal Opening of the School-year Sacred Heart Church, Sunday, September 26, 1954 - 1954/0926
14 pages

"We begin the schoolyear today, as a faculty and student body, in prayer."

With the sermon a printed copy of prayer invoking two graces: wisdom and courage.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/06)

2 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 2nd mimeograph

CPHS 141/06 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1954

CPHS 141/07 - Folder - Speeches - 1955

CPHS 141/07.01 - Item - [Special volume about Notre Dame is presented with the new vision to introduce Mary to fellow Americans, University of Notre Dame being a special American University dedicated to Mary for a long time]
4 pages

"When Pius XII proclaimed 1954 as a Marian Year, all Catholic institutions dreamed of making some special contribution to the honor of Mary."

Father Hesburgh details the three doctrines of Immaculate Conception.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/08)

2 copies: 1st handwritten original copy, 2nd carbon copy

CPHS 141/07.02 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges, on January 12, 1955 in Washington, D. C. #437 - 1955/0112
11 pages

"An educator may take several lines of approach to the subject of liberal education in the world today."

Liberal Education In The World Today

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/36.02).

Also cc in (CPHS 141/08)

CPHS 141/07.03 - Item - Sermon given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, on CBS Radio Network, 10:30 AM EST, "Church of the Air" Sunday, January 30, 1955 #438 - 1955/0130
9 pages

"I would like to speak to you this morning about two Notre Dame men: the one, a graduate of more than twenty-five years; and the other, his son who was this past year a junior in the College of Liberal Arts at the University. Neither of them is living today."

Notre Dame Men - Father and Son

Both Fred Miller, Sr., all-American tackle, and his son, Fred Miller, Jr. were killed on 17 December 1955 in an airplain crash in Milwaukee.

Also UDIS files. Same as UDIS H1/36.03.

CPHS 141/07.04 - Item - Invocation delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the YPO Annual Convention, School of the Young President's Organization, of which he is a member, at Phoenix, Arizona, March 31, 1955 - 1955/0331
10 pages

"... If I might particularize the specific blessings that we young presidents seek, I would ask that we be granted an abundance of those special virtues that characterize good administrators - that by God's grace and the consecrated use of our talents, we may be equal to the opportunity that is ours in these times."

A standing ovation by 250 industrial young presidents followed this invocation.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/08)

7 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 6 mimeographs

CPHS 141/07.05 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the formal dedication of the Science Building at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, Saturday afternoon, April 23, 1955 - 1955/0423
11 pages

"The surest path to fame and prestige in the world today lies in cultivating science."

Science and Modern Man

Also cc in (CPHS 141/08)

CPHS 141/07.06 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the Funeral of Mr. Arch Ward, Chicago, Illinois, July 12, 1955 - 1955/0712

5 pages

"Every minute of every day, someone is born and someone dies on earth."

CPHS 141/07.07 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at General Sarnoff's honorary degree convocation
4 pages

"I should like to make three observations this evening. Surely, all three have occured to all of you who have participated in this evening's convocation to bestow the doctorate of science upon General Sarnoff."

Also cc in (CPHS 141/08)

CPHS 141/07.08 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the formal opening of the school year, Sacred Heart Church, Notre Dame, Indiana, Sunday, September 25, 1955 - 1955/0925
14 pages

"At the beginning of each schoolyear, we pause for a solemn moment of prayer: that God may bless our common endeavor of the months to come, and that He may also confirm each of us in our dedication to this lofty endeavor that demands the best that is in each of us."

CPHS 141/08 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1955

CPHS 141/09 - Folder - Speeches - 1956

CPHS 141/09.01 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the Conference of Business, Education, and Government for Junior Achievement, Statler Hotel, Washington, D.C., February 1, 1956 - 1956/0201
7 pages

"I once heard a young man in Junior Achievement say that he was looking for a product that cost ten cents, sold for a dollar, and was habit forming."

There was probably another address given by Father Hesburgh at this conference, in Washington, titled: The Price and Promise of Junior Achievement.

CPHS 141/09.02 - Item - The Price and Promise of Junior Achievement - 1956/0201

"Youth is a time of fancy and dreams."

There was probably another address given by Father Hesburgh at this conference, in Washington, on the procedure of education for business.

CPHS 141/09.03 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the Opening of the Schoolyear, Sacred Heart Church, Notre Dame, Indiana, September 23, 1956 - 1956/0923
9 pages

"This morning, as we begin a new schoolyear with the Solemn Mass of the Holy Spirit, I would like to ponder with you some of the implications of the inspired words of St. Paul which we have just read."

CPHS 141/09.04 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the luncheon of the Board of Trustees of the Nutrition Foundation, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, New York, on October 3, 1956 - 1956/1003
11 pages

"You may wonder why I have chosen to speak today not about science in the modern world, not about science and progress, not about science and the future, but about science and man."

2 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 2nd carbon copy

Included with the address "Science and Man" is an anonymus note: "Comments on Science and Man", 3 pages

CPHS 141/10 - Folder - Speeches - 1957

CPHS 141/10.01 - Item - Sex Education and Moral Values
12 pages

"Nothing in this article will be intelligible unless we are agreed upon a general approach to a very special problem."

CPHS 141/10.02 - Item - Address by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, to the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae, Albany, New York, January 31, 1957 - 1957/0131
17 pages

"I would like to speak to you alumnae this evening about Christian womanhood."

The Place of Catholic Alumnae in the World Today

Same as "The Place of Catholic Woman in the World Today" in (CPHS 141/05.03). Also same as "The Divine Idea of Womanhood" in (CPHS 141/15.04).

Also cc in (CPHS 141/11).

CPHS 141/10.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, at the Air Force Staff Chaplains Conference, Washington, D.C., February 14, 1957 - 1957/0214
22 pages

"It is a great honor for me this evening to be here with the Staff Chaplains of the United States Air Force."

Also cc in (CPHS 141/11)

CPHS 141/10.04 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the banquet of the American Physical Society, Friday evening, June 21, 1957, at Notre Dame, Indiana - 1957/0621
14 pages

"For a man who has to talk frequently on a wide variety of subjects, I have approached my task this evening with an unusual degree of trepidation."

Given his first-hand experience with scientists, especially physicists, Father Hesburgh speculates on building a peaceful and constructive future to close the gap between science and theology, a bridge linking knowledge gained by scientific pursuits and ultimate religious truths.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/11)

CPHS 141/10.05 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, at the formal opening of the schoolyear, Sacred Heart Church, Notre Dame, Indiana, Sunday morning, September 22, 1957 - 1957/0922
17 pages}

"... If one would seek a common theme in my sermons of other years, it would be this: that we are all committed here at Notre Dame to a common task of uncommon importance; that this task must somehow be doubly related, first, to the modern world in which we live, with all its tensions, its agonies, its new developments, and its vivid opportunities."

Father Hesburgh describes the difficult task of the University of Notre Dame, and of liberal education, to teach students in a scientifically oriented, secular world.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/11)

2 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 2nd mimeograph

CPHS 141/11 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1957

CPHS 141/12 - Folder - Speeches - 1958

CPHS 141/12.01 - Item - Patterns for Educational Growth
4 pages

Introduction to Six Inaugural Discourses at the University of Notre Dame by Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, 1952-1958.

"It has often seemed to me during these past six years that a university President is always, and perhaps ex officio, in danger of becoming illiterate."

CPHS 141/12.02 - Item - Sermon delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the dedication of Saint John Church and Catholic Student Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Sunday morning, January 12, 1958 #440 - 1958/0112
12 pages

"At hundreds of state and secular universities throughout this land there are Catholic chapels and student associations called Newman Clubs."

Also cc in (CPHS 141/13)

Also UDIS files. Same as in (UDIS H1/37.03).

CPHS 141/12.03 - Item - Theology in the University #445 - 1958/0319
12 pages

"There are many ways in which one might approach the subject of theology in the university."

Address delivered at John Hopkins University on March 19, 1958. Another address delivered on the same day at John Hopkins University: "The Spiritual and Moral Foundations of Democracy". Possibly Father Hesburgh was invited to deliver two addresses on this day at John Hopkins. Handwritten date and place by Father Hesburgh.

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/37.05)

Also corrected cc in (CPHS 141/13)

CPHS 141/12.04 - Item - The Spiritual and Moral Foundations of Democracy - 1958/0319
23 pages

"What I really propose to discuss here today is the necessity of faith in a living democracy."

Address delivered at John Hopkins University on March 19, 1958. Another address delivered on the same day at John Hopkins: "Theology in the University". Possibly Father Hesburgh was invited to deliver two address on this day at John Hopkins. Handwritten date and place by Father Hesburgh.

Hesburgh describes in detail the necessity of religious faith, as opposed to secular faith, in a living democracy; reflects on the American democratic ideal versus Communism as two opposing political orders.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/13)

CPHS 141/12.05 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at Commencement Exercises, St. Benedict's College, Atchison, Kansas, Wednesday, May 28, 1958 #444 - 1958/0528
15 pages

"The history of the Catholic Church and of Catholic education in America is a story of giants."

That God May Be Glorified In All Things - Motto of the Order of St. Benedict

Also UDIS files. Same as in (UDIS H1/37.04)

Also cc in (CPHS 141/13)

CPHS 141/12.06 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at Commencement Exercises, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, Monday, June 2, 1958 #442 - 1958/0602
15 pages

"If there is any single topic that has captured the attention of our times, it is education."

The Divine Romance Of Catholic Education

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/37.06).

CPHS 141/12.07 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises, Darmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Sunday, June 8, 1958 - 1958/0608
15 pages

"Many weeks ago, one of the editors of your student paper called me to ask what I was going to talk about today."

The Examined Life

Also cc in (CPHS 141/13)

Same as (UDIS H1/37.07)

CPHS 141/13 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1958

CPHS 141/14 - Folder - Speeches - 1959

CPHS 141/14.01 - Item - Invocation for the Dedication of the Toll Road
1 page

"Almighty God ... make us ever mindful that this highway is also a gift of Thy heavenly bounty."

CPHS 141/14.02 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the Midyear Commencement Exercises, University of Michigan, January 24, 1959 - 1959/0124
10 pages

"... When, in the fashion of all commencement speakers, I remind you that you are about to go out into a cold, cold, world, I am sure that this admonition is not only figuratively, but literally true."

Preparation For Tomorrow

CPHS 141/14.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame, at the Catholic Interracial Council Communion Breakfast, October 25, 1959, Chicago, Illinois - 1959/1025
15 pages

"I would like to talk today about things that are close to my heart and relating to the general problem of Catholics and civil rights."

2 edited copies of the original talk.

CPHS 141/14.03 - Cover Letter - Matthew Ahmann, Field Representative at Catholic Interracial Council to Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame - 1959/1130
1 page

  Dated 30 November 1959, but encloses transcription from
  the tape of Father Hesburgh's original talk at communion
  breakfast from October 1959. Includes Father
  Hesburgh's corrections.

CPHS 141/15 - Folder - Speeches - 1960

CPHS 141/15.01 - Item - Invocation
5 pages

"O Lord God, Father, Guide, and Guardian of us all, we ask Thee this day to send Thy Holy Spirit upon us, to grant us the virtues that our profession demands and that our times require."

CPHS 141/15.02 - Item - Education in the Age of Science
2 pages

"My function here today is to introduce a distinguished American scientist and educator, not to give a speech."

CPHS 141/15.03 - Item - Luncheon Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Civil Rights Conference sponsored by the Notre Dame Law School, February 14, 1960 - 1960/0214
16 pages

"I like to approach the subject of Civil Rights by going back to the first day the United State Commission on Civil Rights walked into the President's office to get sworn in."

CPHS 141/15.04 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises of Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, Sunday, May 29, 1960 - 1960/0529
15 pages

"You and I today have something in common. We have been educated by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary - you for at least four years, and I for twelve."

Father Hesburgh delivered same speech at Saint Mary's College Commencement in 1960, but exact date is unclear.

The Divine Idea of Womanhood

Same as "The Place of Woman in the Modern World Today" (CPHS 141/05.03) except introductory remarks on 1st page. Also same as "The Place of Catholic Alumnae in the World Today" (CPHS 141/10.02).

CPHS 141/15.05 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, at Commencement Exercises, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, Monday, June 13, 1960 #448 - 1960/0613
13 pages

"One of the most popular endeavors today is the quest for goals, personal, national, international, and, even to some extent, interplanetary."

With the address a printed program: "The Seventy-Fourth Commencement, University of Rhode Island, on the Quadrangle." 4 pages

CPHS 141/16 - Folder - Speeches - 1961

CPHS 141/16.01 - Item - Change and the Changeless
9 pages

"There have been many claims in our day that philosophy and theology are no longer really relevant."

Also cc in (CPHS 141/17)

Same as "Change and the Changeless" (CPHS 141/16.08) except first and last paragraphs.

CPHS 141/16.02 - Item - Newman Revisited
7 pages

"When anyone writes about the idea of a Catholic university today, or any other day in the last century, there is always the temptation to repeat in substance what Cardinal Newman said in his incomparable classic on the subject."

Father Hesburgh discusses in detail Cardinal Newman's idea of a Catholic university where philosophy and theology are of ultimate importance, but adds that the problems and challenges that face modern Catholic universities today are different than a century ago.

Also cc in (CPHS 141/17)

Unclear if Father Hesburgh gave a speech with the title "Newman Revisited".

"Newman Revisited" is the same as a published paper: "Looking Back at Newman." Published in America, on March 3, 1962. 3 pages. A printed version of paper attached.

CPHS 141/16.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, Febraury 23, 1961 - 1961/0223
17 pages

"My remarks today concern about one-half of the institutions of higher learning in America."

The Concerns of Private Colleges

CPHS 141/16.04 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the 58th Annual Convention of the National Catholic Education Association, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 4, 1961 - 1961/0404
16 pages

"... I am attempting to discuss the objectives of Catholic Higher Education in Twentieth Century America."

Catholic Higher Education in Twentieth Century America

1 ribbon copy and 2 mimeographs

Also cc in (CPHS 141/17)

Enclosed with the address is a copy of printed paper: "The Work of Mediation", by Theodore M. Hesburgh, published in 'The Commonweal', dated October 6, 1961. 3 pages.

Father Hesburgh discusses the important task of Catholic universities being mediators between the true theological wisdom and the incomplete, natural truths often revealed at secular or state universities.

Same as (UDIS H1/38.02) except the first 2 pages. Same as (CPHS 143/01.04) and (UDIS H1/39.01).

CPHS 141/16.05 - Item - [Father Hesburgh's Thoughts on Notre Dame's Unique Place among American Universities] - 1961/0424
4 pages

"Every university, worthy of note, has its own proper spirit, tradition, potentialities, and accomplishments."

CPHS 141/16.05 - Cover Letter - James W. Egan, Jr., to Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. - 1961/0424
1 page

  Note includes remarks on Father Hesburgh's
  original text. Unclear if Father Hesburgh delivered a
  speech based this text, but filed with speeches.

CPHS 141/16.06 - Item - Address given by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the 24th Annual Dinner of the Massachusetts Committee Catholics, Protestants and Jews, Boston, Massachusetts, May 11, 1961 - 1961/0511
5 pages

"May I begin this evening by thanking The Massachusetts Committee Catholics, Protestants, and Jews for your generosity in making this award ... One is constantly hearing these days about brotherhood."

CPHS 141/16.07 - Item - Address given by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Alumni Federation of Columbia University Commencement Luncheon, Tuesday, June 6, 1961 #449 - 1961/0606
12 pages

"The alumni are the butt of an inordinate number of academic jokes, and fare no better in the rather sparse literature that depicts life in the groves of academe."

The Modern Alumnus

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/38.03).

2 mimeograph copies

CPHS 141/16.08 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Winter Convocation, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, December 15, 1961 - 1961/1215
13 pages

"I come to you today as an erstwhile philosopher and an erstwhile theologian."

"Change and the Changeless"

Also cc in (CPHS 141/17)

Same as "Change and the Changeless" (CPHS 141/16.01) except the first and last paragraphs.

Same as (UDIS H1/38.04)

CPHS 141/17 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1961

CPHS 141/18 - Folder - Speeches - 1962

CPHS 141/18.01 - Item - Baccalaureate Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at Saint Mary's College Commencement, Notre Dame, Indiana, Saturday, June 2, 1962 #451 - 1962/0602
16 pages

"If there is any single topic that has captured the attention of our times, it is education."

The Divine Romance of Catholic Education

Also cc in (CPHS 141/19)

Same as "The Divine Romance of Catholic Education", (CPHS 141/12.06).

CPHS 141/18.02 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Friday, June 8, 1962 - 1962/0608
19 pages

"The greatest temptation facing a commencement speaker at M.I.T. is to tell you what you want to hear and probably believe: that in a world deeply committed to science and technology you have completed an education that assures you of great success."

Science and Technology in Modern Perspective

Also cc in (CPHS 141/19)

Same as (UDIS H1/39.02) except the first 2 pages.

CPHS 141/18.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the National Science Foundation Board dinner, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, on Friday, November 16, 1962 - 1962/1116
19 pages

"I wish to address you this evening on the subject of science and man. It is a fair assumption that the majority of this audience knows much more about science and technology than I do."

Also cc in (CPHS 141/19)

Science and Man

With the address a printed program: "Dinner in honor of the National Science Board tendered by the Board of Trustees and the Associates of the California Institute of Technology," 2 pages

CPHS 141/19 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1962

CPHS 141/20 - Folder - Speeches - 1963

CPHS 141/20.01 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at Rosary College Commencement, River Forest, Illinois, Friday, May 31,1963 #456 - 1963/0531
15 pages

"If there is any single topic that has captured the attention of our times, it is education."

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/40.01) except the first page.

The Theology of Catholic Education

4 copies. Pages 2-12 are missing from the original copy.

With the address a printed program "Commencement, Rosary College." 2 pages.

CPHS 141/20.02 - Item - Remarks made by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Luncheon, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, Saturday, June 15, 1963 - 1963/0615
6 pages

"President Miller asked me to make some brief remarks in a light vein."

4 copies: 1st ribbon copy, 3 carbon copies.

CPHS 141/20.03 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, June 29, 1963 #454 - 1963/0629
9 pages

"Our ceremony began this morning with the blessing of a new plaque attached to the old statue of Father William Corby, one of Notre Dame's distinguished Presidents, standing on a rock raising his hand in eternal absolution on a battlefield now empty of the troops who once stood before him on that fateful July 2nd morning, one hundred years ago, except for those who rest forever beneath this hallowed soil."

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/40.02)

Gettysburg - Yesterday and Today

Address delivered at the Battle of Gettysburg Centennial Observance

With the address a printed program: "Gettysburg Centennial" by Rev. Thomas J. O'Donnell, C.S.C., General Chairman, 1 page. Also enclosed a pamphlet "Notre Dame at Gettysburg, 1863-1963, Centennial Field Mass" printed by Ave Maria Press.

Event sponsored by The Alumni Association of the University of Notre Dame and in the program referred to as "Notre Dame Remembers Gettysburg."

2nd copy corrected and annotated by Father Hesburgh

CPHS 141/20.04 - Item - Invocation delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the National Academy of Sciences Centennial, Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C., October 22, 1963
3 pages

"Lord God, Creator of all that is, and has been and will be, we thank Thee this day for the blessings that have prospered the first hundred years of the National Academy of Sciences."

CPHS 141/21 - Folder - Speeches - 1964

CPHS 141/21.01 - Item - [Equal Opportunity and Dedication to the Dignity of Man in America Ten Years After the Brown Decision]
6 pages

"We are celebrating today the tenth anniversary of the famous Brown decision of the Supreme Court - a decision that reversed for all time the immoral and fallacious compromise of "separate but equal" opportunity for education.

CPHS 141/21.02 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at Commencement Exercises, The University of Wyoming, June 1, 1964 #459 - 1964/0601
15 pages

"The greatest shock of this past academic year was the assassination of President Kennedy."

Our Stake in America

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/41.01).

CPHS 141/21.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights, Soldier Field, Sunday, June 21, 1964 #458 - 1964/0621
7 pages

"For the past six and a half years, the United States Commission on Civil Rights has made extensive studies on the matter of equal opportunity all across the United States, North and South, East and West."

Also UDIS files. Same as (UDIS H1/41.02)

Also cc in (CPHS 141/21)

CPHS 141/21.04 - Item - Invocation delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the dinner of the Civil Rights State Advisory Committees, Washington, D.C., June 27, 1964 - 1964/0627
1 page

"Lord God, Father of all our people, grant us, we pray, the special virtues we need in this hour of decision."

CPHS 141/21.05 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Interfederal Assembly of Pax Romana, Washington, D.C., July 21, 1964 - 1964/0721
34 pages

"The one recurring theme in today's world is development. This is understandable when one considers that more new nations have into being since the last war then existed prior to 1945."

The Cultural and Educational Aspects of Development

Address delivered at the Biennial Interfederal Assembly of Pax Romana, Georgetown University. Published in a pamphlet by the International Federation of Catholic Universities, France: "The cultural and educational aspects of development." July 21, 1964. 23 pages

With the address a clipping "UN Report on Science for Underdeveloped Countries," published in Federation of American Scientists Newsletter, Volume 17, No.7, dated September 1964.

CPHS 141/21.06 - Cover Letter - General Counsel, United States Government, to Acting Staff Director - 1964/1012
1 page

Memorandum with the subject heading "Father Hesburgh's Speech." Few remarks on Father's Hesburgh speech, but speech is not included. Also encloses a list of church bombings and burnings in Mississippi, Summer 1964, dated 8 October 1964.

CPHS 141/21.07 - Item - [Short Summary of Report on Desegregation] - 1964/1101
3 pages

304 page report to be released on Sunday, 1 November 1964, by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, D.C., titled "Public Education: 1964 Staff Report."

Unclear if Father Hesburgh delivered a speech based on the summary.

CPHS 141/21.08 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, before the meeting of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, November 11, 1964 - 1964/1111
39 pages

"Several years ago I attended a lecture by a distinguished South African scholar at Capetown University on the subject: 'The Moral Justification of Apartheid'."

The Moral Dimensions of the Civil Rights Movement

With the address a newspaper clipping: "Non-Violence Re-Affrimed." 1 page

Also cc in (CPHS 141/22)

CPHS 141/21.09 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools, Chicago, Illinois, December 10, 1964 - 1964/1210
23 pages

"The theme of your conference is new answers to old and new questions."

The University in the World of Change

Same as (UDIS H1/41.03).

CPHS 141/22 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1964

CPHS 141/23 - Folder - Speeches - 1965

CPHS 141/23.01 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, May 23, 1965 #463 - 1965/0523
18 pages

"One afternoon several weeks ago, I was flying at 35,000 feet above the Atlantic, about half way along a line that would curve between the middle of France and the Northern part of Labrador."

Also UDIS Files.

CPHS 141/23.02 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at Baccalaureate Ceremonies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, Sunday, June 13, 1965 #462 - 1965/0613
18 pages

"This is the time of year when graduates all over the country are treated to an enormous, and often unwelcome, load of free advice."

Also UDIS Files. Same as (UDIS H1/42.01)

Father Hesburgh outlines three revolutionary changes of our modern era. He states that a meaningful life is a compassionate, committed, and consecrated life.

With the address a printed program: "Indiana University Baccalaureate." 2 pages

Same as (CPHS 141/24.04) and "Our Revolutionary Age" (CPHS 141/24.05).

CPHS 141/23.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the 79th Annual Commencement, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 17, 1965 #464 - 1965/0617
8 pages

"Every life has its peaks and valleys."

With the address a printed program: "Seventy-Ninth Annual Commencement." Thursday, June 17, 1965, in Philadelphia's Convention Hall. 63 pages

CPHS 141/23.04 - Item - Remarks by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the dinner following the Installation of Dr. Roger Gaudry as Rector of the University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, Saturday, December 11, 1965 - 1965/1211
4 pages

"First of all, I would like to associate myself with my companions in honor today to express my personal gratitude and joy at becoming an honorary alumnus of this great University."

CPHS 141/24 - Folder - Speeches - 1966

CPHS 141/24.01 - Item - Address delivered by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the dedication of the Kellogg Center for Continuing Education, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, Sunday, March 20, 1966 - 1966/0320
10 pages

"I have a triple task this afternoon: to dedicate this new Kellogg Center for Continuing Education; to open a spectacular international and ecumenical Theological Conference; and to announce two very important new academic programs at the University of Notre Dame."

CPHS 141/24.01 - Cover Letter - A. G. Cardinal Cicognani, Secretariat of State of His Holiness, The Vatican, to Father Hesburgh - 1966/0308
3 pages

  Dated 8 March 1966, but encloses speech from 20
  March 1966.

CPHS 141/24.02 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Dedication Banquet of the Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Wednesday evening, March 30, 1966 - 1966/0330
20 pages

"A popular cultural history of the great ages of Western civilization characterizes the early and late Middle Ages as the Age of Faith, followed by the Romantic Rennaissance, the Reformation, the Age of Reason, the Enlightement, the Age of Political Revolution, and, for better part of the last century, increasingly in this century, we have the Age of Social Revolution."

The Social Sciences in an Age of Social Revolution

With the address a printed program: "Institute for Social Research Dedication Conference Banquet" 2 pages

Same as (UDIS H1/43.01) except the first 2 pages.

CPHS 141/24.03 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the 16th Annual "University for Presidents" of the Young Presidents' Organization, Phoenix, Arizona, April 25, 1966 - 1966/0425
17 pages

"I come to you today as one having great longevity in your society of the young."

The Forefront of Tomorrow's Knowledge

Also cc in (CPHS 141/25)

CPHS 141/24.04 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises, Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia, Monday, May 30, 1966 - 1966/0530
18 pages

"This is the time of year when graduates all over the country are treated to an enormous, and often unwelcome, load of free advice."

Same as (CPHS 141/23.02), "Our Revolutionary Age" in (CPHS 141/24.05), and (UDIS H1/42.01)

Also cc in (CPHS 141/25)

CPHS 141/24.05 - Item - Address given by the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, Saturday, June 18, 1966 - 1966/0618
19 pages

"This is the time of year when graduates all over the country are treated to an enormous, and often unwelcome, load of free advice."

Our Revolutionary Age

Also cc in (CPHS 141/25)

Same as (CPHS 141/23.02), (CPHS 141/24.04), and (UDIS H1/42.01)

With the printed address a printed Honorary Degree Citation presented by the University of Illionois conferring the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws upon the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., in the Assembly Hall on the Urbana-Champaign Campus, June 18, 1966. 1 page

CPHS 141/24.06 - Item - Remarks of Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Testimonial Dinner honoring Dr. John. A. Hannah, President, Michigan State University, East Lansing, November 18, 1966 - 1966/1118
3 pages

"About nine years ago, I stood in the White House with your distinguished President, Dr. John Hannah, and took the oath of office as a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, under his Chairmanship."

With the remarks a printed program "John A. Hannah Recognition Dinner November 18, 1966." 6 pages

Also cc in (CPHS 141/25)

CPHS 141/24.07 - Item - Invocation delivered by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Inauguration of Dr. Paul Cook as President of Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, Saturday, December 3, 1966 - 1966/1203
2 pages

"Heavenly Father, Lord of Wisdom and Might, we pray You for a blessing upon this assembly and upon the purposes it represents."

CPHS 141/25 - Folder - Speeches - Carbons - 1966

CPHS 141/26 - Folder - Speeches - 1967

CPHS 141/26.01 - Item - Address delivered by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Dinner Session of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Council of Protestant Colleges and Universities, Statler Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, California, January 16, 1967 - 1967/0116
19 pages

The Challenge Ahead

"Everyone is likely to agree that the 817 Church-related colleges and universities in the United States face a future challenge."

With the address a printed program "The Theme: The Christian College Confronts Alienation." 4 pages. Also enclosed a printed pamphlet with foreword to Father Hesburgh's address written by A. Blair Helman.

Same as (UDIS H1/44.02) except the first 2 pages.

CPHS 141/26.02 - Item - Address given by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Commencement Exercises, Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana, Monday, June 12, 1967 - 1967/0612
11 pages

"I would like to begin this morning by quoting to you something that may sound familiar: 'What is happening to our young people?' Plato."

Service: The Great Modern Prayer

CPHS 141/26.03 - Item - Address given by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at Valparaiso University Convocation, Valparaiso, Indiana, November 1, 1967 - 1967/1101
20 pages

"My remarks today will have as their theme a historical review of the attitude of Catholics towards Martin Luther."

The Historical Evolution of the Catholic View of Luther

Same as (UDIS H1/44.03).

Speech was written in Guatemala City on 9 August 1967, but delivered on 1 November 1967. Encloses references.

With the address an annotated, printed program "A Meditation for the Festival of the Reformation" 4 pages. All Saints' Eve, October 31, 1967, Memorial Chapel, Valparaiso University. Also with the address are 4 copies of articles titled "Luther Material": the 1st paper "Ecumenism in Development: Germany up to Vatican II" by Erwin Iserloh, the 2nd paper "A Protestants' View of the Vatican Council" by Peter Meinhold, the 3rd paper "The Significance of Patristic Study for the Present Situation within Roman Catholicism and beyond" by Jaroslav Pelikan, and the 4th paper "Ecumenism and Ecumenical Theology in Germany" by Heinrich Fries.

CPHS 141/26.04 - Item - Sermon delivered by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, in Sacred Heart Church, University of Notre Dame, on Sunday, November 5, 1967, to inaugurate a series of sermons on the Year of Faith, proclaimed by Pope Paul VI - 1967/1105
12 pages

"I am very happy to have the opportunity of speaking to the University community this afternoon on the Year of Faith, recently proclaimed by our Holy Father, Pope Paul VI."

CPHS 141/26.05 - Item - Address given by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at Special Convocation commemorating the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the University, Saturday, December 9, 1967 - 1967/1209
27 pages

"One hundred and twenty-five years are not considered a very long time as the lives of great world universities are reckoned."

The Vision of a Great Catholic University in the World of Today

With the address a handwritten note about the 125th anniversary.

Same as UDIS H1/44.04 except the first 2 pages and the last sentence.

CPHS 141/26.06 - Letter - Edna Steinman, Director of News Bureau, Univerity of Redlands, Los Angeles, to Father Hesburgh
1 page

Elmer Peterson, from NBC television, will attempt to reach Father Hesburgh to interview him.

CPHS 142/01 - Folder - Speeches - 1968

CPHS 142/01.01 - Item - [Foreword: presented by Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, for the book Prejudice, U.S.A.]
13 pages

"I am grateful to the Editors of this important book, Prejudice, U.S.A., for their kindness in requesting me to present a Foreword."

Father Hesburgh delivered speeches on Prejudice, but it is unclear if he gave a speech based on the actual text of this Foreword, published in Prejudice, U.S.A., dated 1968.

CPHS 142/01.02 - Letter - George N. Shuster, Asssitant to the President, University of Notre Dame, to Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame - 1968/0117
1 page

Dated 17 January 1968. Suggests sources about churches being against prejudice for Father Hesburgh's speech delivered March 1968.

CPHS 142/01.03 - Letter - Albert L. Schlitzer, C.S.C., Department Head, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, to Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame - 1968/0118
1 page

Lists documentation for Father Hesburgh's speech: "The Churches and the Struggle Against Prejudice", planning to be delivered in March 1968.

CPHS 142/01.04 - Cover Letter - George N. Shuster, Asssitant to the President, University of Notre Dame, to Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame - 1968/0119
1 page

Encloses References for Father Hesburgh for his speech in March 1968 on Prejudice.

CPHS 142/01.05 - Letter - Samuel H. Elfert, Director, TV-Film-Radio Department, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, to Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame - 1968/0315
1 page

After delivering his speech at Berkeley, Father Hesburgh will be featured on 1/2 hour television program with Dore Schary in San Francisco, on 24 March 1968.

CPHS 142/01.06 - Cover Letter - Charles Y. Glock, Chairman, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, to Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame - 1968/0318
1 page

Encloses a rough draft of Glock's paper: "Religion and Prejudice." 31 pages

CPHS 142/01.07 - Item - Address given by Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of University of Notre Dame, at the Conference on Patterns of American Prejudice, University of California, Berkeley, March 25, 1968 - 1968/0325
15 pages

"My task today is one of prescription rather than analysis, although within a single personal point of view and presentation it is difficult to prescribe a remedy without some indication of one's own analytical judgement of the malady."

With the address two printed programs: "Patterns of American Prejudice, a Centennial Symposium." March 24, 25, 26, 1968, University of California, Berkeley. 6 pages

The Churches and the Struggle against Prejudice