Seminary Life
Praying with the Eucharist
  • What is the Seminary Like?

    Read about the Seminarians' life together, is God calling you to Holy Cross?

  • Eucharist

    Learn how to pray more deeply with the Eucharist as the source and summit of your vocation.

  • Education

    Check out a video on how Holy Cross hastens along God's Kingdom through education.

Final Vows Special Feature

Final Vows Special Feature

In this Final Vows Special Feature, six Holy Cross Seminarians share with us what brought them to the seminary,  their journey through formation, and their thoughts on professing their Final Vows.

Meet the Seminarians

2014-15 CSC Seminarians

Over 50 Holy Cross seminarians from across the country have heard the call to give over their lives in a more explicit way. Learn more about them through these profiles.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

There are often many questions that surface in considering a vocation to Holy Cross. Your questions may be similar to those answered here.  


Vocation Discernment Retreats

Retreats offered throughout the year provide time away to reflect prayerfully on God's call and to learn more about the Congregation of Holy Cross. Find out which one is right for you.


Crying with Our Mother

Mr. Tom Bodart, C.S.C.


For me, Our Lady of Sorrows is more than a reminder of the importance of faithfulness and love; she’s a companion along the spiritual journey. Read More >

Servants of All

Bishop Arthur J. Colgan, C.S.C.

Diaconate Ordination 2016

They will draw new strength from the gift of the Holy Spirit ... They will make themselves servants to all. Read More >

Without Provision

Fr. Thomas J. O'Hara, C.S.C.

Laying prostrate in the Basilica

There is nothing provisional about God’s love for us.  And we are challenged to love God, also without provision. Read More >

When I Can Only Say “Forever”

Mr. Michael Palmer, C.S.C.

Final Vows

Ultimately, I am saying “forever” to Holy Cross because our world needs the love, hope, and joy of the Cross more than ever before. Read More >