Meet the Seminarians
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Praying with Scripture


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.




Friends and Coworkers in Mission

Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Fr Brian Ching, CSC

All successful Holy Cross ministries are a collaboration between priests and brothers and the dedicated lay colleagues. St. Joe Parish is a perfect example, as Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C., explains. Read More >

Holiness is the Greatest Adventure

Mr. Joe Krivos

The Body of Christ

All Christians are called to live in community on this journey of faith, and religious life is one particular expression of that. At times community (literally!) saves you in a sometimes-dangerous world. Read More >

Gifts from Bangladesh

Mr. Christopher Brennan, C.S.C.


What you have freely received you must freely give. Mr. Chris Brennan, C.S.C., shares some insights about the generosity of God and of God’s people in Bangladesh in this reflection. Read More >

The Pursuit: A Poem

Mr. Cathal Kelleher, C.S.C.

Pike's Peak

Mr. Cathal Kelleher, C.S.C., shares with us some verse in which he reflects on the discernment he has experienced at the Novitiate. Read More >

Visiting the Homestead

Mr. Dennis Strach

The Holy Land

Visiting a significant place with a family connection helps make more real for you the stories that your family passes down. This is true for both our blood families but also for our family in faith. Read More >