Prophet of longing
Leonard J. DeLorenzo, Ph.D, works in the McGrath Institute for Church Life and teaches theology at the University of Notre Dame.
The Oklahoma priest who could become the first American-born man to be canonized a saint
As such, his support for Rother’s canonization would be “poetic justice,” said Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director of Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and the author of “Citizen Saints: Catholics and Canonization in America,” forthcoming from the University of North Carolina Press.
For Hispanic Heritage Month, 3 Books on Latinos in the U.S.
Any historical account of American expansion focuses on Manifest Destiny, but Felipe Fernández-Armesto, a British historian of Spanish descent who teaches at the University of Notre Dame, argues that the expansion from south to north, in which Spanish colonies like Texas were folded into the United States, was of equal significance in the formation of the United States.