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Father Jenkins, Lou Holtz, & Joe Biden

.@NotreDame president Fr. John  Jenkins slams former Irish football coach @LouHotlz for criticizing @JoeBiden's anti-Catholic position on abortion. #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet Strange Happenings in Father Jenkins’s Office There have been strange and revelatory happenings in the President’s Office at Notre Dame during the political conventions just ended. Pete Buttigeig First, as we noted in Read More

Mayor Pete, Notre Dame, and the Church

Appointing pro-abortion, pro-same sex marriage, anti-religious liberty #Buttiieg to the @NotreDame faculty scandalizes and entangles the school in partisan politics. #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet Mayor Pete, Notre Dame, and the Church In late June, Notre Dame announced that Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend and erstwhile Democratic presidential candidate, would join the faculty as a Read More

Drowning in BS

.@NotreDame sociologist Christian Smith holds that the accumulated effects of all the academic BS are contributing to this country’s disastrous political condition #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet Introduction We reproduce below a searing indictment of American higher education by Dr. Christian Smith, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Sociology at Notre Dame.  During his time at Read More

Civil Discourse Double Standard

.@NotreDame's Unequal Justice Under the Golden Dome: Protect Chinese students from malicious slander but not faithful Catholics. #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet Introduction After its utter silence in response to a horrific poster and video attacking faithfully Catholic members of the university this past fall, the Notre Dame administration responded to an incident of racist hate Read More

Call for Unity and Justice

.@NotreDame calls for an end to racism and violence and pays tribute to police officers amid protests spurred by #GeorgeFloyd's death #GoCatholicND Click To Tweet A few days ago on June 1, several hundred members of the Notre Dame community gathered on campus in prayerful reflection on the death of George Floyd while in police Read More

COVID-19 Turnabout

.@NotreDame in a turnabout finally joins other wealthy schools in declining its share of #COVID relief funds – flushing another opportunity to lead by example #GoCatholicND  Click To Tweet Several weeks ago, there was a burst of publicity when a number of wealthy universities declared they wouldn’t apply for federal grants to help them defray Read More

Gender Studies Program on the Loose

.@NotreDame's Gender Studies Program with @KinseyInstitute panelists promotes anti-Catholic gender ideology with administration acquiescence. Click To Tweet Gender Studies Program on the Loose With regret, we follow our recent sunny report about the law school with an uncommonly discouraging report about the Gender Studies Program (“GSP”) and the administration. The episode we describe below centers Read More

Easter Message

At Sycamore Trust, we unite with the Notre Dame community and all the Church as we celebrate this Easter Like None Other! Click To Tweet An Easter Like None Other!!! by Father John Raphael, ’89 I believe that it is fair to say — an understatement even — that this year’s was truly a Holy Read More

Remembering Joe Reich, ’57

Remembering Joe Reich ( July 22, 1935 – March 2, 2020) #NotreDame Class of 1957 and #SycamoreTrust Charter Member. Click To Tweet Joe Reich, ’57, a founding board member of Sycamore Trust, our long-serving Vice President, and good friend to many, has died, and we want to say a few words in tribute and gratitude Read More