Be not Afraid
Praying with Mary
  • Be Not Afraid

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

  • Praying with Mary

    Learn ways to pray to Our Lady to help you in your discernment. 

  • Mission

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

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 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.  


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.


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 >

Love, of Course

Fr. Hugh Cleary, C.S.C.


As Leon Bloy the 19th century essayist once wrote, “The only real sadness, the only real failure, the only great tragedy in life, is not to become a saint.” Read More >

In the End there is Hope

Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

CSC Community Cemetary

All our efforts in evangelization and catechesis, our duty to administer the Sacraments, especially to baptize, offer the Mass, hear confessions and anoint the sick are done so that when we come to the end of our life, we can trust in His mercy and hope in His resurrection. Read More >