Rev Mr Matthew Hovde, CSC and Rev Mr Dennis Strach II, CSC
Come and See Retreat at Old College
Be not Afraid
  • Final Vows

    View the video and photos from this year's Final Vows Mass.

  • High School Seniors

    Come and See Old College Undergraduate Seminary October 1-3.

  • Be Not Afraid

    Learn how to address some standard fears and questions in discernment.

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.


On the Eve of Final Vows

Fr. Mike Connors, C.S.C.

Seminarians walking on campus

Remember that our Founder, and those who have walked this path before you, “did not trudge; they strode. For they had the hope.” Read More >

A Reflection on Final Vows

Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C.

Laying prostrate in the Basilica

During my time in formation, I have seen a few Final Vows weekends come and go. Yet I feel this year, my experience will be a little different. Read More >