The U.S. Province’s District of Chile hosted its Ninth “Encounter for Collaborators in the Mission of Holy Cross” on May 11 in Calle Larga, Chile. Read More
It was all for him, a celebration of 96 years of a life well-lived, 70 of them as a Holy Cross priest.
Parishioners at Holy Cross Parish, South Easton, Mass., dedicated a new Respect Life Garden on May 19, 2013, near the church. Read More
May is the Month of Mary and U.S. Province parishes and apostolates are honoring Her, many with May Crownings. Read More
The class of 2013 was given a proper sendoff at U.S. Province colleges and universities during commencement ceremonies May 5 and 19. Read More
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s President Emeritus, who celebrates his 96th birthday May 25, will himself be celebrated three days earlier at a special reception in the U.S. Capitol. Read More
Easton, Mass. – Stonehill College has named Rev. John Denning, C.S.C. as its tenth president following a unanimous vote by its Board of Trustees earlier today, Friday, May 17. Currently the Vice President for Student Affairs at the College, Fr. Denning will assume the presidency on July 1, as Rev. Mark T. Cregan ’78, C.S.C. steps down after 13 successful years of leading the 65 year-old Catholic liberal arts college. Read More
In one of his earliest public addresses, at an audience for journalists, Pope Francis spoke of how, immediately following his election, an old friend and fellow churchman had embraced him, urging, “don’t forget the poor.” The new pope said that he subsequently chose as namesake the saint “who wanted a poor church,” and concluded his remarks by exclaiming, “Ah, how I would like a church that is poor and is for the poor!”
Pope Francis’ words were invoked early on during the Indiana Catholic Poverty Summit at the University of Notre Dame last month, and the paradox of Catholic doctrine — the imperative to alleviate the poverty we encounter in others while trying to become poor ourselves — was appreciable in the gathering.
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., is one of 22 members of Holy Cross celebrating anniversaries of Ordination or Religious Profession during this year’s Jubilee. The Jubilee Mass will be at 4 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Fr. Hesburgh will also be celebrating his 96th birthday. He is currently the oldest and longest-serving member of the United States Province. Read More
A Holy Cross priest has been elected a Fellow at the University of Notre Dame.