NDignite Connection LIVE March 20, 2016

Author: Debra Wisler

Spirituality: Finding Purpose

Guest Speaker :  Fr. Pete McCormick, C.S.C.


Rev. pete McCormick, C.S.C., was raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is the oldest of six children. After graduating from West Catholic High School, he went on to earn a bachelor's degree in biology at Grand Valley State University. Upon completion of his coursework at GVSU, Fr. Pete entered Moreau Seminary in the fall of 2000 and professed first vows in August 2002. While in the seminary, Fr. Pete spent a year ministering at St. John Vianney Parish in Goodyear, Arizona where he directed the confirmation program, taught school, and coached basketball.

He returned to the University of Notre Dame to complete his master's degree of divinity, which he received in May 2006. Fr. Pete became the Associate Director of Campus Ministry in 2014 and has served as the Director since 2015. He also serves as the chaplain to the Notre Dame Men's Basketball Team.