University of Notre Dame

The Story of Notre Dame
Brother Aidan's Extracts


Born in Ireland in 1830, received the habit on August 15, 1856; died on June 8, 1908, of infirmities of old age. Long connected with St. Joseph farm.

"Owing to the good management of the steam -- which is due to Brother Narcissus -- we hear no one complaining that the college is not sufficiently heated. The fact is, the classrooms, study halls, etc., are always warm, and though we've had remarkable cold days this winter yet plenty of steam has been on hand."

-- Scholastic February, 1873

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