June 24, 1943 - Fr. Hesburgh ordained a C.S.C. Priest

At twenty-six years old, Theodore Martin Hesburgh was ordained as a priest into the Congregation of Holy Cross at Sacred Heart Church on Notre Dame's campus.

Father Hesburgh is second row, second from right

Fr. Hesburgh is the oldest and longest-serving priest in the congregation's United States Province. This past year, Fr. Hesburgh celebrated his 70th anniversary as a C.S.C. priest.

He also has the distinction of holding the Guinness Book of World Records for "Most Honorary Degrees" with 150.

Keywords: father hesburgh, holy cross, sacred heart church, guinness book of world records, honorary degrees

Posted On: 2013-09-13 00:15:02 by IrishTrpt07
Edited On: 2015-03-08 13:37:35 by IrishTrpt07


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