Final Vows 2014
Praying with Mary
Praying for Vocations
  • Final Vows

    Six Holy Cross Seminarians professed their final vows in Holy Cross.


  • Praying with Mary

    Learn ways to pray to Our Lady to help you in your discernment.


  • Vocation Stories

    Read how God called us to this life. Is he calling you?


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.

Meet the Seminarians

2013-14 Holy Cross 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

Holy Cross Seminarians

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


CHOICES Magazine

CHOICES is our quarterly magazine that provides information about our men, our ministry, and our seminary programs. In our most recent issue we celebrate the Ordination of two new Holy Cross priests.




Bishop Rhoades' Homily at Diaconate Ordination

Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, D.D.

Most Rev Kevin C Rhoades, DD

The Most Rev. Kevin Rhoades, Bishop of Ft. Wayne-South Bend, and our local Ordinary, presided over the Mass of Diaconate Ordination at Moreau Seminary for our six new Holy Cross deacons. Read his inspiring homily here. Read More >

Homily of the Superior General at Perpetual Profession

Fr. Richard Warner, C.S.C.


The Very Reverend Richard Warner, C.S.C., twelfth Superior General of the Congregration of Holy Cross, presided over and preached for the Mass of Perpetual Profession of Vows for our six Holy Cross seminarians who said "forever" today. His homily is shared here. Read More >

Final Vows Lucernarium

Fr. Kevin Russeau, C.S.C.


Fr. Kevin Russeau, C.S.C., pastor of St. Joseph parish in South Bend, shares his homily from Final Vows Lucernarium, which kicks off the observance of the Perpetual Profession of Vows and Ordination to the Diaconate of six of our Holy Cross Seminarians. Fr. Kevin shares that prayer must be the center of a seminarian or novice's life, but must continue to be the center for the rest of religious life and ordained ministry as well. Read More >

Teacher, What Must I Do?

Mr. David Halm, C.S.C.

Marissal, Path to the Front of the Church by Corot

Even in the midst of occupational success, sometimes a vocational question remains: "Lord, what am I to do?" Read More >