Born May 25, 1917
Ordained in 1943.
Has served four Popes.
Has held sixteen Presidential appoint- ments.
“ My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy ... you make them because they're right.”
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, was born May 25, 1917, in a typical Catholic home in Syracuse, N.Y. He attended the University of Notre Dame and was ordained a priest in 1943.