Crying with Our Mother

Author: Mr. Tom Bodart, C.S.C.

Posted In: Feasts, Patrons, and Seminary Life


For me, Our Lady of Sorrows is more than a reminder of the importance of faithfulness and love; she’s a companion along the spiritual journey. Read More

St. Patrick's Purgatory

Author: Mr. Cathal Kelleher, C.S.C.

Posted In: Feasts and Pilgrimages

Irish Cross

There are many entities in Ireland bearing the name of St. Patrick, but perhaps the most renowned location is the pilgrimage site of St. Patrick’s Purgatory. Read More

Love for Love

Author: Fr. Peter Rocca, C.S.C.

Posted In: Feasts, Priesthood, and Universal Church

Holy Cross priests are devoted in a special way to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Each Christian is called to return love for love, in imitation of the humble and loving Heart of our Lord. Read More

Come Holy Spirit

Author: Office of Vocations

Posted In: Feasts and Spirituality

Dove in stained glass window, Bernini

 Is there a certain gift of the Holy Spirit that I know I lack, but would like to gain in order to serve those around me more full Read More

Preaching Repentance

Author: Mr. Cameron Cortens

Posted In: Feasts, Homilies and Reflections, and Seminary Life

The Denial of St Peter by Peter Caravaggio

As we enter this Lenten season, let us be brought low. Let us be humbled. Now is the time to rise to Christ’s call to preach repentance, but in responding to this call, let us first learn how to preach repentance to ourselves. Read More

Preparing the Ashes

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

Posted In: Feasts, In the Press, and Parish

Ash Wednesday

Although convenient, the physical connection between our palms and ashes is more than just recycling, but also an important symbol of the link between our praise and adoration of God and our desire for repentance and mercy. Read More

St. Andre and Hospitality

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

Posted In: Brotherhood, Feasts, and Saint André Bessette

St Andre statue in the Sacred Heart Basilica

St. Andre knew very well that the hospitality he shared with others, whether at the door of a school, or in a bus station, or at a lovely chapel, is an extension of the Love that was first shared with him. Read More

Preparing for Our Lady

Author: Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C.

Posted In: Feasts, México, and Parish


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

Unassuming Protector and Guide

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

Posted In: Feasts, Patrons, and Saint André Bessette

Holy Family Statue

While St. Joseph is sometimes left out of the picture with Jesus and Mary, his dedication and grace made the life of the Holy Family possible. With St. André, we praise him and ask for his intercession as we seek to follow his example.

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