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Fr. Dan Ponisciak, C.S.C.

The Spirit of Holy Cross

Author: Fr. Tony Szakaly, C.S.C.

Posted In: Congregation and Parish

Spirit of Holy Cross Award

Fr. Tony Szakaly, C.S.C. shares with us Stonehill's recipient of The Spirit of Holy Cross award. Fr. Kruse, C.S.C. shares with us in his homily what the Spirit of Holy Cross award is, "Trusting in Divine Providence that our lives are moving toward a God-given end; placing our confidence in the cross of Christ and praying for a share in Blessed Moreau's zeal." Read More

"Maranatha! Come Lord Jesus!

Author: Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Posted In: Homilies and Reflections and Parish


Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C. reflects on how the season of Advent serves as a reminder for us to step back from our daily life to spend time reflecting on how we are living the Lord’s mission and how our lives proclaim “Maranatha!  Come Lord Jesus! Read More

The Mission: Holy Cross in Mexico

Author: Fr. Jim Phalan, C.S.C.

Posted In: México, Mission, and Universal Church

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Fr. Phalan visits a remote parish in the hills of Mexico, and meets a people of deep faith, especially guided by Our Lady who once appeared to their people. Holy Cross, through its religious and ministries, seeks to support and encourage that powerful faith brought to birth there by the Blessed Virgin. Read More

"Our Priest"

Author: Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Posted In: Parish and Priesthood

Fr Brian Ching, CSC

“Our priest.”  Fr. Ching reflects on how a comment made by one of the parishoners at the parish where he is assigned provided him with a profound reminder of what it means to be completely at the service of the Body of Christ.  Read More

All Souls’ Remembrance 2013

Author: Fr. Jarrod Waugh, C.S.C.

Posted In: Community and Feasts

2011 All Souls Day Procession

Each year, near to the celebration of All Soul’s Day, the Holy Cross community from the South Bend area gathers at Fatima House for a Mass of Remembrance for all our deceased brothers, sisters and priests, and especially for those who have passed in the previous calendar year. The lives of our predecessors in Holy Cross serve as a profound witness that there is so much to be gained in our life and ministry. Read More

The Current of Hope

Author: Fr. William Dorwart, C.S.C.

Posted In: In the Press and Profiles of CSCs

Fr Dorwart, CSC presiding at Mass

After the recent tragedy at the Navy Yard, Fr. William Dorwart, C.S.C., serving as a Roman Catholic chaplain for Naval District Washington, writes about the abiding need for hope in this world where suffering is ever-present. Read More

Living Out Lives of Discipleship

Author: Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Posted In: Mission and Parish

Fr Brian Ching, CSC

Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C. writes about the zeal and enthusiasm he witnessed during the youth Mission trip to the Appalacian Mountains. These youth were living out  Pope Francis' call to be attentive to the needs of the poor.  Read More

Humility and a SCOTUS Justice

Author: Fr. Charlie McCoy, C.S.C.

Posted In: Education, In the Press, and Universities and Colleges


During my first year at the University of Portland, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke on campus. His talk gave me new insights into the First Amendment; it was enlightening, but somewhat expected. Justice Clarence Thomas’ visit yielded a far more surprising and important blessing: he gave me new insights into the first Beatitude. Read More

Holy Cross Perú's Golden Jubilee

Author: Fr. Don Fetters, C.S.C.

Posted In: Feasts, Mission, and Perú

Holy Cross Celebrates 50 years in Perú

Fr. Don Fetters, C.S.C, shares the joy of the Holy Cross community in Perú as they celebrate 50 years of service in that country. The past has been filled with blessings, and the future still invites our community to be ready to serve the church and people there.

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Suscipe! Receive O Lord!

Author: Mr. Brendan McAleer, C.S.C.

Posted In: Discernment, Final Vows, and Religious Vows

Patrick Reidy, CSC professing Final Vows

Brendan McAleer, C.S.C., who just professed his own First Vows just over one month ago, shares his reflections on the Final Vows and Diaconate Ordination liturgies of new Deacons Adam Booth, C.S.C., and Pat Reidy, C.S.C. Read More

Trust through Transitions

Author: Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C.

Posted In: Parish

Fr Brian Ching, CSC

Fr. Brian Ching, CSC, writes about the significant number of transitions that have happened at St. Joseph Parish since the beginning of summer, and how to face the cross-roads of transition with trust. Read More

Final Vows: Prophetic Sojourners

Author: Fr. Thomas J. O'Hara, C.S.C.

Posted In: Final Vows and Homilies and Reflections

Fr Thomas J O'Hara, CSC

Rev. Thomas O’Hara, C.S.C., Provincial Superior of the United States Province of Priests and Brothers, encourages Adam Booth, C.S.C. and Patrick Reidy, C.S.C. to be prophetic sojourners, as they pledge their lives forever to the service of the Church and the world as Holy Cross religious. Read More

Trusting in Divine Providence

Author: Mr. Charlie Skinner

Posted In: Discernment, Old College, and Seminary Life


Old College seminarian Charlie Skinner shares some of his spiritual reflections from seminarian orientation. This year's theme was “Trusting in Divine Providence.” Charlie observes how the Blessed Virgin Mary is the best example of that trust. Read More

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