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    Welcome to the Church of Notre Dame

    The Church of Notre Dame is a Catholic parish located at Morningside Heights, Manhattan. It is the home of three different communities, English-speaking, French-speaking and Spanish-speaking. Its diverse cultural traditions and languages reflect the multiple sides of faith expression.

    Please visit our beautiful church and grotto chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes. Join us for the Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, the Rosary or just for a moment of private prayer.

    You are very welcome here.

    Msgr. John Paddack 

  • Register at Our Parish

    Click here to register at our parish. 
    You may also call the Rectory at (212) 866-1500 or register in person.

  • Bp. Barron's Advent Reflections

    • What will the end times be like? Luke gives us Jesus’ apocalyptic speech concerning the end of all things: “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars. On the
  • Tree of Life
    Fundraising Campain

    Participate in our 100th Anniversary fundraising campaign!
    Would it be through a leaf or an acorn, the tree of life is a beautiful gift on behalf of yourself or to your loved ones!  For more information, download the brochure in English, French or Spanish version.

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  • Fr. Michael's Homilies

  • Saint of the Day

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      Edmund Campion was born in London on January 25, 1540. He was raised as a Catholic, and had such a powerful and flamboyant intellect that at the age of only 17, he was
  • Event Calendar

    • Tuesday, December 1, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      "A certain way of understanding human life and activity has gone awry, to the serious detriment of the world around us. Should we not pause and consider this?" Chapter 3 of Laudato Si...Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis Come, encounter and get the dialogue going… Be part of the change Pope Francis is calling us to lead! Recommended Reading: Chapter 3 of Laudato SI Participation to previous workshops not necessary! A West Side Deanery initiative
    • Sunday, December 6, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Sunday, December 6, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
      Please join us in prayer, as we honor Our Blessed Mother, in preparation for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, recitation of the Rosary, vocal prayer, silent meditation, benediction. Please join us in prayer as we honor Our Blessed Mother in preparation for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. It was on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception that Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the unborn and of the Americas, first appeared to St Juan Diego.
    • Sunday, December 6, 7:00 PM
      Come and join an energetic and diverse group of young people, the new young adult ministry at Notre Dame, Young Disciples.
    • Saturday, December 12, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      As the first spiritual special event of the Young Disciple Ministry, Fr. Michael will host a 3 hour Advent retreat for Young Adults, giving a practical introduction to both Centering Prayer and Zen, offering some reflections comparing the two and answering any questions people might have. Lunch will be served and shared at the end.
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