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

An Accident of Providence

Author: Mr. Josh Bathon, C.S.C.

Posted In: Blessed Basil Moreau, Congregation, and Patrons

The Sorrowful Heart of Our Lady

A confusing turn of events caused the young group of priests and brothers to live in a place called “Our Lady of Holy Cross,” but the connection was not lost on our Blessed Founder who seized on this accident of Providence and made it foundational for his fledgling congregation.   Read More

September in Monterrey

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

Posted In: México, Parish, and Patrons


Seminarian Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C. shares his impressions after participating in the celebration of some important feast days for the Holy Cross community in Monterrey, Mexico. Learn how our parishioners celebrate Our Lady of Sorrows and St. Therese in one of our biggest parishes. 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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A Symbol of the Infinite Love of Jesus Christ

Author: Fr. Tom Zurcher, C.S.C.

Posted In: Patrons and Spirituality

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Blessed Moreau consecrated the priests of Holy Cross to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This Friday, June 7, the Church and the Congregation celebrate the great Feast of the Sacred Heart. Fr. Zurcher helps us unlock what this feast means to Holy Cross priests and seminarians. Read More

Joseph, the Adoptive-Father Saint

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

Posted In: Patrons and Spirituality

St Joseph

“The Brothers of Holy Cross (originally the Brothers of St. Joseph) were for us during formation the clearest earthly example of the humble but effective adoptive-father saint,” writes Fr. Don Fetters, C.S.C., in reflecting on St. Joseph, the Patron of the Holy Cross Brothers. “They taught us how to work hard, not to take ourselves too seriously, and not to pretend to know it all. ... In effect, they became for many of us our adoptive fathers in religious life.” Read More

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