Seminary Life
Praying with Mary
  • What is the Seminary Like?

    Read about the Seminarians' life together, is God calling you to Holy Cross?

  • Patrons

    Blessed Moreau modeled Holy Cross on the Holy Family. Learn more about the Patrons of Holy Cross.

  • Praying with Mary

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


Moreau's Holy Family

Mr. Mike Urbaniak


May the life of Blessed Basil Moreau, and the life of all of the brothers, sisters, and priests that are a part of his religious family, continue to be an inspiration to us all.  Read More >

A Not so Quiet Summer at Old College

Owen Williams, Mr.

Old College

Please keep the ten young men of this first-ever Summer Seminary Immersion Program in your prayers as they continue to actively discern where God is calling each of them to make Him known, loved, and served. Read More >

The Feast of the Uganda Martyrs

Mr. Brogan Ryan, C.S.C.

Uganda countryside

The pilgrimage for many had started much earlier and been much more difficult than mine, but our slow walk together was an expression of our common faith and hope. Read More >

Make Our Hearts Like Unto Thine

Mr. Timothy Weed, C.S.C.

Sacre Coeur

At the Holy Cross Novitiate, Tim began to develop a greater devotion to the Sacred Heart, to Whom the priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross are especially dedicated. Read More >

A Little Bit of Everything

Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C.


We are approaching the end of the year for many of the groups and the beginning of summer. The month of May here in La Luz has been full of activity. Read More >