Notre Dame Marks Basilica’s 125th Anniversary

By Amanda Gray

In this Monday Aug. 12, 2013 photo, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart sits on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Greg Swiercz)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – It started out as a dream and a log cabin.

It was 1842 when the Rev. Edward Sorin made his way to the snow-covered land that now holds the University of Notre Dame. He had six brothers and a goal to found a Catholic university and build a church.

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