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Letter to the Editor | Thursday, October 5, 2006

My wife and I attended the Purdue game last week, and attended a crowded 11:45 a.m. mass at the Basilica. We are getting a tad long in the tooth, but didn’t think we looked “old.” However, the church was crowded, and we were directed to search for seats in the rear of the sanctuary. As it turned out, there were none available at that venue. However, almost immediately a student came to inform us that there were two seats on the other side of the sanctuary – actually, seats he and his colleague surrendered to us. As Mass proceeded, we were quite impressed by the demeanor of the students surrounding us, and commend Note Dame for keeping the Faith alive among the student body. Most impressive. That experience brought home to me that the present Notre Dame is the same as the old Notre Dame I attended for four years.

Paul A. Fisher

alumnus

Class of 1943

Oct. 5