Charles E. Rice

He Who Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted

By Cindy Paslawski / March 5, 2015 /

  He wanted to keep it simple, humble, down to the plain pine casket. After all, the Funeral Mass and graveside Commendation carry the last day’s importance, not the shine on the soon-to-be-buried casket. But it wasn’t to be. Hundreds of people showed up on March 2 at St. Joseph’s Church in Mishawaka, Indiana, to…

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Faith, Family, and Football

By Cindy Paslawski / February 28, 2015 /

I didn’t go to Notre Dame and I didn’t have Charlie Rice in a law class. I was just lucky enough to work with Professor Rice, first when he began giving annual talks at the National Wanderer Forums in the 1970s, and for the last 20 years as secretary of the Wanderer Forum Foundation/Bellarmine Forum,…

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Charles E. Rice (1931-2015): Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant

By John M. DeJak / February 26, 2015 /

Composing an encomium for Charles E. Rice is possibly one of the most difficult things to do. Difficult, not because he is unworthy; rather it is difficult, because words in a brief space cannot capture what the man meant to the thousands who have known him. Indeed, each of us who were privileged to have been…

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Eternal Rest, Professor Rice

By John B. Manos / February 26, 2015 /

It is with saddened hearts that we learned of the passing last night of our Chairman, Professor Charles E. Rice. May God grant his soul to rest in a place of just repose. For us, Professor Rice has been a blessing to the Forum over the decades. He had a quick wit and always had God’s interests…

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Pray for our Chairman, Charlie Rice

By Cindy Paslawski / February 23, 2015 /

Please offer some prayer for our Chairman, Professor Charlie Rice. He was recently admitted to the hospital and although his condition is improving, he and his family could use our support! Update:  see this announcement.

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Shameless Promotion of our Magazine on Life

By Cindy Paslawski / April 13, 2014 /

In the Passion we will be reading soon during Holy Week, we come across Pontius Pilate asking, “What is truth?” He’s either sincere and rather dense in the head or blowing off Jesus Christ. That is kind of the way the definition of human life has evolved in the last few decades. A hundred years…

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Life: In the Beginning. Bellarmine Forum Magazine Volume iv Issue 1

By John B. Manos / April 10, 2014 /

Volume IV of the new Bellarmine Forum Magazine focuses on LIFE! Issue one is a bang up! Articles include: Marriage and the Hotline to God, Dr. Reginald Gallup Contraception — The Folly of Freedom, Dr. Monica M. Miller A Clear and Present Danger, Dr. Charles Rice Campaign for Humanae Vitae, Christopher Manion Contraception & Persecution,…

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