The Notre Dame Award

Rev. Jenkins with Archbishop Borys Gudziak, June 2019
The Right Reverend Borys Gudziak, Archeparch of Philadelphia chats with University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. on the campus of Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine.

2019 Notre Dame Award: Archbishop Borys Gudziak

Ukrainian Catholic Archbishop Borys Gudziak received the 2019 Notre Dame Award for his work for religious and academic freedom, and for his courageous and visionary leadership of the first Catholic university established in the territory of the former Soviet Union. 




The Professors

A half-dozen young people with special needs share space and campus life with the students of Ukrainian Catholic University as residents of the Emmaus House. 



Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute and Ukrainian Catholic University to study the role of religion in building civil society

The effort kicked off with a symposium at UCU, “Faith and Freedom: Religions and Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe,” which followed the Notre Dame Award ceremony the same day.


The Notre Dame dome and sky by Matt Cashore