Sunday’s alternative commencement at Notre Dame announced


Notre Dame Schedule

Attend Notre Dame Prayer Protest
South Bend, IN
Saturday, May 16, 2009 to Sunday, May 17, 2009

Fr. Frank Pavone will attend and participate in the Notre Dame Commencement Prayerful Demonstration!

Sunday, May 17th

9:00 am Fr. Frank is interviewed on the campus of Notre Dame! (They will interview him as being opposed to commencement and Fr. Richard McBrien will be interviewed who is for it)
The segment will re-air at 6PM ET on Fox News which is the Fox News Channel.

10:45 a.m.: Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament held in the Chapel of Notre Dame, Our Mother located in the Coleman-Morse Building

11:15 a.m.: Sunday Mass – Fr. Frank to concelebrate. Location: South Quad (near the Rockne Memorial. This outdoor Mass will be celebrated on-campus for all those who have traveled to Notre Dame for this weekend to stand alongside the University’s students.

12:30 p.m.: Rally On The Quad – Location: South Quad (near the Rockne Memorial)
Following Sunday Mass, a rally affirming the uniquely Catholic and pro-life foundation of Notre Dame will take place on South Quad. This rally will feature speakers with strong connections to the University who embrace Notre Dame’s Catholic identity and hold it to a higher standard of conduct that demands defending the fundamental human right to life.

2:00 p.m.: Class Of 2009 Vigil For Life. Location: Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes
At the conclusion of the Rally, those supporters in attendance will be urged to join seniors who have decided not to attend graduation at a prayer vigil on campus. Fr. Frank Pavone, will be leading a Scriptural Rosary during this prayer vigil.

3:45 pm : Final Blessing And Departure of Travelers

Please see for more information.

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