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South Bend Indiana - Hesburgh Library - The Word of Life - Touchdown Jesus - Vintage Photo

South Bend  Indiana - Hesburgh Library - The Word of Life -  Touchdown Jesus - Vintage Photo

Hesburgh Library. With Jesus depicted in a famous mural as “the Word of Life,” facing Notre Dame Stadium as the great teacher, the 14 stories of the Hesburgh Library make an impact on football fans and on scholars from around the world. The image, best known as “Touchdown Jesus,” can be seen over the north end zone
When was Touchdown Jesus painted?
May 7, 1964
The “Word of Life” mural on the Hesburgh Library, commonly known as “Touchdown Jesus” because of the raised position of Christ's arms and its location directly behind the north end zone of the football stadium, was unveiled May 7, 1964, at the library's formal dedication (the building had opened without fanfare the .

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Photo taken @ P on 1 June 2002 (© Onasill ~ Bill Badzo / Flickr)

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