Final Vows 2015
Discernment Prayers
Holy Cross Heroes
  • Final Vows

    As we approach Final Vows, we remember last year's celebration.

  • Discernment Prayers

    Ask the Lord in prayer to reveal His will for your life.

  • Holy Cross Heroes

    Learn more about Holy Cross religious whose holiness has been recognized by the Church.

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.


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 >

What Are You Seeking?

Fr. Dan Ponisciak, C.S.C.

Two CSC's walking across campus

The priesthood is a beautiful life and living as a Holy Cross religious is a wonderful vocation.  I have found what I was seeking. Read More >

A Transfiguration Moment

Office of Vocations

The Incredulity of St Thomas by Caravaggio

How often have we wanted God to break through the veil so that we may see His glory, if only for an instant? Read More >