Annual Breakfast 2017

Annual Breakfast 2017

The Election, the Church, and Notre Dame

Notre Dame Professor Gerard V. Bradley, Sophia Buono (’18), and Bill Dempsey (’52) at Annual Sycamore Trust’s Breakfast during Reunion 2017. Professor Bradley speaks to an overflowing crowd on matters related to “The Election, the Church, and Notre Dame,” and Ms. Buono, co-recipient of Sycamore Trust’s annual student award, speaks to her experience as a student at Notre Dame. Bill Dempsey, the president of Sycamore Trust, moderates. A short question period closes the session. To ask your own questions, please send an email to

Gerard Bradley

Bill Dempsey

Bill Dempsey

Sophie Buono

Nicole O’Leary

Our Annual Breakfast during Reunion Weekend has become an extremely popular event with an overflowing attendance each year and a live broadcast of the program for those who are unable to be there in person. Knowledgeable speakers on faculty such as Fr. Bill Miscamble, Prof. Gerry Bradley, Prof. Walter Nicgorski, Prof. Charlie Rice and Prof. Ralph McInerny have joined students, alumni and others to address a range of issues relating to Notre Dame‘s Catholic identity. For more information, please get in touch with us at