Enacting Human Dignity, the Common Good, Solidarity with the Marginalized

The center puts Catholic social tradition into practice to fulfill the University’s mission to cultivate “a disciplined sensibility to the poverty, injustice and oppression that burden the lives of so many.”

 

Communities are our teachers, classrooms, and research partners

 

Community-engaged research, teaching and learning brings students, faculty, and community partners together for personal and social transformation.

Making a life-long commitment to social justice a distinctive part of a Notre Dame education

 

When we talk about Catholic social tradition (CST), we often talk about principles like the preferential option for the poor and commitment to the common good. Those are important, but CST is much more than principles.

 

What is Catholic Social Tradition?

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Upcoming Events

August 2021

19
Engaged Learning Forum | "Back to Normal" and Continuing to Grow
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
23
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm
23
Meet Me at the CSC!
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
24
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
25
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

September 2021

13
Application Close | Community Impact Grants
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm