Seminary Life
Final Vows 2014
  • What is the Seminary Like?

    Read about the Seminarians' life together.  Is God calling you to Holy Cross?


  • Final Vows

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


  • Education

    Check out a video on how Holy Cross hastens along God's Kingdom through education.


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

2014-15 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 introduce the new Holy Cross Seminarians.




New School Year at Stonehill

Fr. Tony Szakaly, C.S.C.


I can’t believe that we are already a month into the school year here at Stonehill College.  There’s been a lot packed into that month. This year in particular has been fun, because of the presence of our new deacon, Rev. Mr. Tim Mouton, CSC.  His energy and zeal has added so much energy to the campus. Read More >

Here I am, Lord

Owen Williams, Mr.


I could truly feel the presence of Christ at each of the events that took place over the course of Final Vows weekend.  This presence, most especially, was made manifest in the commitment, faith, hope, zeal, and love that my six brothers in Holy Cross displayed as they became ordained ministers in the Church. Read More >

Education in the Faith

Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C.


Education in the faith is very important here in the parish because the majority of the people here cannot afford Catholic schools.  Consequently, many people do not receive a Catholic education, and these classes at the parish are the only exposure they have to the tenets of the faith Read More >

Teaching by Example

Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Fr Brian Ching, CSC with a St Joseph school student

The true transformative power of our parochial schools is not what is found in the classroom curriculum, though that is certainly important, but what we are able to teach about the Christian life through the example and life of our faculty, staff, and entire parish community. Read More >

Vows for a Lifetime

Mr. Bryan Williams

Two CSC's walking across campus

I think for all of us who take vows, the commitment never loses a sense of the unknown... However, it comforts me to know that I will not be alone in walking the path. Read More >