Rev. Daniel G. Groody is the vice president and associate provost for the University of Notre Dame, where he also serves as a university Fellow and Trustee, and associate professor of theology and global affairs. He is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, and an award-winning professor, author, and film producer.

Groody has authored numerous books and articles, translated into seven languages, which include Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (Orbis, 2007) and Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), as well as four edited or co-edited books. He is also the executive producer of several internationally acclaimed films and documentaries, including One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, and Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey.  He is currently finishing up a book called, “Passing Over: Migration, Spirituality and the Eucharist”.



Groody, Daniel G., “Cup of Suffering, Chalice of Salvation: Refugees, Lampedusa, and the Eucharist,” Theological Studies (December 2017): 960-987.

Groody, Daniel G., Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace, rev. ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015, 280 pages.  First edition (2007) translated into Spanish as Globalización, Espiritualidad y Justicia: Navegando por la Ruta a la Paz. Madrid: Verbo Divino, 2009.

Groody, Daniel G., Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2002, 188 pages.  Translated into Spanish as Frontera de Muerte, Valle de Vida: Un Caminar del Inmigrante Mexicano. Mexico City: Editorial San Pablo, 2005.

Rutagengwa, Jean Bosco, with Daniel G. Groody, Love Prevails: One Couple’s Story of Faith and Survival of the Rwandan Genocide.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019.

Groody, Daniel G., and Gioacchino Campese, eds., A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008, 332. Translated into Italian (abridged) as Missione con I Migranti, Missione della Chiesa. Rome: Urbaniana University Press, 2007.

Groody, Daniel G., “Crossing the Divide: Foundations of a Theology of Migration and Refugees,” Theological Studies 70 (September 2009): 638-667.