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Mid-Year Message 2021

https://player.vimeo.com/video/561362292?autoplay=1&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0Video can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Sycamore Trust | Mid-Year Message 2021 (https://player.vimeo.com/video/561362292?autoplay=1&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0) .@NotreDame invited President Biden to be the 2021 commencement speaker but Biden dodged at the last minute with almost 5,000 alumni and friends signing our Open Letter. #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet This message from Bill Dempsey was taped just before Read More

Notre Dame’s Student COVID Vaccination Mandate

.@NotreDame's COVID mandate requiring students to be vaccinated with an emergency vaccine while continuing to allow faculty and staff to choose for themselves raises serious ethical questions #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet The university is requiring all students, except those exempted for “documented” religious or medical reasons, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition for Read More

Biden’s Hit Man, an Unexpected Laetare Awardee, & Zahm House Blues

Will @NotreDame ever end its silence on inviting @JoeBiden to speak at Commencement? Will honoring a little-known gospel singing financier end #Laetare blowback? Will canceling Zahm House end campus #Zahmantics? #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet The University has announced an unforeseeable selection for the Laetare Medal, thrown up its hands in its efforts to bring law Read More

The Equality Act, A Fourth Strike Against Biden

.@JoeBiden's anti-Catholic #EqualityAct makes the already compelling case against @NotreDame's honoring him conclusive #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet The House of Representatives has just endorsed an especially pernicious anti-religious freedom component of President Biden’s agenda, and accordingly we write you again about how ill-advised it would be to for Notre Dame to invite him to be Read More

The “First Anti-Catholic ‘Catholic’ President” and Notre Dame

Will Joe Biden, the most pro-abortion and anti-religious liberty president in history, be @NotreDame's next Commencement speaker? #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet The transmogrification of Joe Biden from a defender of Catholic Church teachings to our “first anti-Catholic ‘Catholic’ president,” in the words of Catholic author and commentator Dr. Robert Royal, spells big trouble for the Read More

Students Leftward Ho! and Jenkinsgate

Despite the @USCCB continued emphasis on abortion as the preeminent issue for voters, students at @NotreDame supported the aggressively pro-abortion Harris/Biden ticket as strongly as their dominantly secular peers at @Yale… Click To Tweet We pick up where we left off before the holidays in chronicling events involving politics and public figures bearing on Notre Read More

Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Lou Holtz, Amy Barrett, and Father Jenkins

Partisan support of a pro-abortion anti-religious liberty Presidential ticket intensifies at @NotreDame while faculty splits on #AmyConeyBarrett nomination. #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet In this bulletin we report on recent developments bearing on the appointment of Pete Buttigeig to the Notre Dame faculty; the reproof by Fr. Jenkins of Lou Holtz for his criticism of Joe Read More