Fr. Miscamble discusses how understanding Hesburgh’s life and work illuminates the journey that the Catholic Church traversed over the second half of the twentieth century. Exploring and evaluating Hesburgh’s importance, then, contributes not only to the colorful history of Notre Dame but also to comprehending the American Catholic experience.
About the Speaker
Rev. Wilson D. (Bill) Miscamble, C.S.C. is a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross and a Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The Australian native was educated at the University of Queensland and then at Notre Dame. He was ordained a priest on April 9, 1988.