The footsteps of those men who called us to walk in their company left deep prints, as of men carrying heavy burdens. But, they did not trudge; they strode. For they had hope. It is the Lord Jesus calling, "Come. Follow me."
— Constitutions of the Congregation of Holy Cross, 8:122–123
The support of donors, whether through prayers or a monetary donation, is essential to ensuring that the Congregation of Holy Cross can continue to fulfill our mission of service and Sacraments, education and instruction and hope and healing to God's people throughout the world.
We hope that as you learn more about the Congregation of Holy Cross, you will value our contributions and support our zeal to make “God known, loved, and served” through education, parish and mission.
One's impact of supporting Holy Cross is immeasurable. The time, talents and treasures generously donated by supporters allow the Congregation to draw new vocations to the Church and to Holy Cross, to care for the poor, to fund foreign missions and to help with the formation of future priests and brothers.
Ways to Give
From a one-time donation to annual and planned giving, there are many ways to give to Holy Cross so that the Congregation can continue our work of making God known, loved, and served around the world.
The Footsteps Campaign is a national fundraising effort to raise awareness of and support for the Congregation of Holy Cross. Your generous donations support education and formation programs for future priests and brothers, care for our elderly religious and our international ministries.
Holy Cross Association
From Mass intentions to shipping Lourdes water around the world, the Holy Cross Association is a “parish without walls.” Its nearly 60-year ministry of pastoral and personal direct mail extends to about 7,000 households.
Our Commitment to Donors
Our commitment to donors includes timely acknowledgment of gifts received, honoring the donor's request as to how a gift is to be used, providing recognition and many more actions that reflect Holy Cross' dedication both to integrity and accountability.
If you are interested in learning more about the Footsteps Campaign, making an annual or planned giving gift or have any other questions about supporting the ministries of Congregation of Holy Cross, please contact the Office of Development.