Praying with Mary
Seminary Tour
Praying with the Eucharist
  • Praying with Mary

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

  • What is the Seminary Like?

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

  • Eucharist

    Learn how to pray more deeply with the Eucharist as the source and summit of your vocation.

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.


Preparing for Our Lady

Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C.


To say that Our Lady of Guadalupe is important to the Mexican people is an understatement — she is of the utmost importance to the spirituality of the people here. Read More >

The Time We Share Together

Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.


Although we gather over turkey, pie, and football, it is the time we share together that allows us to truly give thanks to God. Read More >

October Feasts in Mexico

Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C.

Saint André Bessette

Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C., writes that even some familiar feasts, like St. Andre Bessette or All Souls, have a somewhat different character in Mexico compared to the United States.  Read more about his grateful observations and experiences here. Read More >

Encountering Christ

Fr. Tony Szakaly, C.S.C.

Fr Tony, Deacon Tim, and student retreatants

It was a special privilege for Tim and me to share a little bit of the joy of our Holy Cross brotherhood with the retreatants.  Read More >