Intramural Field Dedicatd In Honor Of Rev. James Riehle, C.S.C.
Longtime chaplin of Irish athletics honored at surprise brunch in the Joyce Center Monogram Room.

April 30, 2001

South Bend, IN –

The University of Notre Dame has dedicated an intramuralfield-Riehle Playing Field-adjacent to Stepan Center in honor of Rev. JamesRiehle, C.S.C., the longtime chaplain for the Irish athletic teams andexecutive director of the National Monogram Club. Fr. Riehle was honoredApril 29 at a surprise brunch in the Joyce Center Monogram Room whileRiehle Field formally will be rededicated during the weekend of the annualMonogram Club meeting (June 8-10). A 1949 Notre Dame graduate, FatherRiehle was ordained as a priest in Sacred Heart Church in 1964. He returnedto Notre Dame in 1966 as rector of Sorin Hall and was dean of students from1967-73 before serving as rector of Pangborn Hall until 1985.