View Events by Keyword: basilica


May311871
Basilica cornerstone laid
The cornerstone of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is laid today to replace the previous Sacred Heart Church.
Keywords: basilica, sacred heart, civil war, main building, dome, father sorin, father granger, brother harding
February261876
The Centennial Scholastic
In preparation of the United States' 100th Birthday, the Scholastic put together a written history of Notre Dame.
Keywords: scholastic, centennial, declaration of independence, father sorin, potawatomi, st josephs lake, minim, orestes a brownson, john carroll, baseball, father patrick dillon, basilica, washington hall
September81879
School session resumes following the Great Fire
Despite losing almost everything, Notre Dame rebuilds itself and reopens. What though the odds...
Keywords: father corby, great fire, minims, law school, father sorin, basilica, main building
June171886
Dr. Brownson's body brought to ND
Dr. Orestes A. Brownson is laid to final rest at Notre Dame in the Basilica's crypt.
Keywords: brownson hall, north quad, orestes a brownson, father sorin, father de seille, father petit, father cointet, sacred heart church, basilica, crypt
December151920
Requiem Mass for George Gipp
Following George Gipp's death, a requiem mass would be held in the Basilica.
Keywords: george gipp, basilica
January241992
Swim Team Bus Crash
As the swim team was traveling back to campus after a meet in a heavy snow storm, the team's bus would slide off the road and roll over just two miles from home.
Keywords: womens swim team, northwestern, swimming, meghan beeler, colleen hipp, bus crash, haley scott demaria, what though the odds, basilica
May22004
Fr. Ned Joyce passes away
Executive Vice President of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, Father Edmund P. "Ned" Joyce passes away.
Keywords: father joyce, father hesburgh, acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, joyce center, basilica
January182014
The Basilica reopens following renovations
After three weeks of renovations, the Basilica reopens returning to its original flooring.
Keywords: basilica, choir, organ, second vatican council
February262015
Fr. Hesburgh Passes Away
At the age of 97, President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh passed away at Holy Cross House.
Keywords: father hesburgh, csc, honorary degree, grotto, basilica, martin luther king jr, president johnson, president clinton, medal of freedom, congressional gold medal, president eisenhower, commission on civil rights