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On St. Patrick's Day, Notre Dame joins in the "Bells of Joy" initiative to symbolically celebrate and welcome immigrants from around the world

Author: Mary Hendriksen

University President John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. announced today that at 11 a.m. on this St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, the bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world. Joining in a global “Bells of Joy” initiative launched by former Irish President Mary McAleese, Notre Dame, together with churches and other institutions worldwide," takes part in this action to symbolically banish hatred and fear of our foreign brothers and sisters."

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