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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.


Encountering Christ

Fr. Tony Szakaly, C.S.C.

Fr Tony, Deacon Tim, and student retreatants

It was a special privilege for Tim and me to share a little bit of the joy of our Holy Cross brotherhood with the retreatants.  Read More >

Giving Thanks for Our Vocation

Mr. Michael Thomas, C.S.C.

CSC Seminarians entering the Basilica

The truth is that we cannot repay God for the gift of our vocation, for bringing us to himself, but we can thank him by discerning and following him along that path.  Read More >

The Inspiration in Sacred Art

Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Blessed Basil Moreau statue

Sacred art and architecture is not simply about aesthetic appeal or beauty, though those things are certainly important, but more importantly it is about fostering the devotional life of a faith community Read More >

All Saints, All Souls, and All of Us

Mr. Cameron Cortens

November at Notre Dame

Welcome to November. In South Bend, Indiana, this means that the sublimity of the Indian summer subsides and gives way to a crisp, chilly air that taunts us with the coming of winter. Read More >