Stephen Santos, C.S.C.



Hometown: San Antonio

Year in Formation: Novice

College: University of Notre Dame

College Major: Theology and Medieval Studies

Previous Jobs: Archdiocesan Seminarian and English & Religion Teacher

Patron Saint: St. Joseph the Patriarch, St. Francis Borgia, St. Ignatius of Loyola

Favorite Movie: The Judge, The Exorcist, The Cardinal, The Keys of the Kingdom, Babette’s Feast

Favorite Books: Till We Have Facesby C.S. Lewis,The Little Princeby Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,Candideby Voltaire,The Hobbitby J.R.R. Tolkien,The Great Divorceby C.S. Lewis

Favorite Music: Jon Bellion, Billy Eilish, ARIZONA, Lana Del Rey, “Fast Car” is the best song ever written

Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, visiting museums and churches, theology, marksmanship, history, philosophy, literature, pottery, music, art, genealogy, plants, flying my drone, ham radio, languages, and more!

Favorite Way to Pray: Ignatian Examen

Favorite Devotion: The Eastern Christian Jesus Prayer

What drew you to Holy Cross? The joy and zeal of the people! Also, the ministerial work of the Congregation appeals to me greatly!

Favorite Verse: “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.” – Matthew 22:37-40

ALSO, the parable of the judgment of nations in the 25th chapter in the Gospel of Matthew

Favorite Quote: “All will be well, and all will be well, and all manner of things will be well.” – St. Julian of Norwich

How can visitors to this page pray for you? In whatever way you fell moved to pray for me, as long as you know that I am grateful for your prayers!