Documentary: “Sacred Mission-Civic Duty: The Holy Cross Family”

“Sacred Mission-Civic Duty: The Holy Cross Family” looks at how Holy Cross has been influential to the growth and development of South Bend, Indiana. The film is part of WNIT’s celebration of the city’s 150th anniversary. The documentary alsoexplores the history and impact of the Holy Cross sisters, brothers and priests on education, health care, arts and culture, and the economy in South Bend and surrounding communities. Through interviews with Father John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, Brother Chester Freel, superior of the Midwest Province of the Brothers of Holy Cross, Sister M. Veronique (Wiedower), president of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, and many others, WNIT viewers learn how their lives are influenced by the congregations, regardless of their religious faith.

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