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A Study in Contrasts: Ave Maria University and the University of Notre Dame Comments

The other University named for Our Lady honors only those who recognize and embrace the truth concerning the dignity of every human life at every age and stage. Continue Reading

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  1. Pete
    5 years ago

    Ave Maria I wish you well. But don't compare yourself to ND for at least another 150 plus years.

  2. Jennifer
    5 years ago

    Wow... that last sentence will stay with me. "When God wants something done... He sends a baby..." Brilliant!
    By God's grace I pray that my own children are part of the new culture of LIFE!
    Great article - thank you, Deacon.

  3. TLC of Cincinnati
    5 years ago

    This administration and president not only encourages yet thrives on a culture of death, a culture of darkness. And their criminal cabinet includes two women who proclaim to be Catholic. Shame on all of you. If you don't appreciate the moral values and the military who's sacrificied their lives to protect and serve this country then go live elsewhere and leave our country one that we can believe in " In God We Trust".

  4. TJP
    5 years ago

    Deacon, this was a perfect premise for an article, the stark contrast between the two universities named after Our Lady -- one faithful, imitating the virtues of the Blessed Mother; the other, political, worldly, and glorifying sinful man. Thank you so much for this well written article.

    Ken, God bless you and protect you on your journey to Notre Dame from Colorado. Imagine traveling that distance to support the unborn (and our Church). You have many friends in Gainesville, Florida!

  5. Henry DeBonis
    5 years ago

    I'll make this short.Of all the issues and problems facing this nation,abortion supersedes them all for the following reasons. With abortion you are dealing directly with God and you don't want to mess around with His creation or fool with it.On all other issues such as the economy God is NOT directly involved.This nation will pay A very heavy price for it's folly.The sainted Mother Teresa said it best,"The price for abortion will be NUCLEAR WAR".

  6. Rene Serrato
    5 years ago

    What is going on at Notre Dame is a direct frontal spiritual attack of the darkest nature.
    The sad part of this attack is the fact that is not recognized by many Catholics, whom by their sheer ignorance of the most basic Teological, and moral concepts continue to insist on their stubborn own beliefs.
    Please remember, our wisdom is as far from God's as the heavens are from the earth.
    Please remember the Catholic Church is Sacred, and it holds the fullness of the truth!!!
    Who do we think we are to impose our judgement, or own distorted beliefs onto the Church?

  7. Toni Fisher
    5 years ago

    God Bless Ave Maria, I am from Naples and lived there when they proposed this School. What a blessing-the Church warns against the pesecution it will face-well, we are in it and it will get worse. Ave Maria is standing up for the faith along with very few Priests. The small percentage of practicing Catholics are behind good universities like Ave Maria, and believe me, there are only a handful.

  8. Ken J.
    5 years ago

    I will be traveling to South Bend from Colorado this weekend to join Fr Frank in a prayerful protest of this abominable decision by Fr. Jenkins and the ND leadership. I hope and pray to see many people there.

  9. Michael
    5 years ago

    The funny think about this whole episode is that "Federal Money" is avaliable for tution and fees, books and other things that students need, regardless of whether the University is secular or religious. You may use your Pell grant where you wish...

  10. Patrick
    5 years ago

    If memory serves me, Ave Maria is an unaccredited University and Notre Dame has been accredited for many years.
    I think the speaker at Ave Maria over spoke just a bit. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could get the Ava Maria and Notre Dame students talking to one another?

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