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Stretching My Sense of Family

Posted by Ms. Maureen Schweninger on | Mission Edition

Have you ever felt at home when you were really eight thousand miles away from home? This was my experience of the Holy Cross family in Jinja, Uganda. Through Notre Dame’s International Summer Service Learning Program (ISSLP) last summer, I spent two months living at the undergraduate...

Feels Like Home

Posted by Mr. David Murray on | Moreau Seminary

As the son of a college football coach and a former student worker in the Notre Dame football recruiting office, I know what a “successful” recruiting trip is supposed to look like. The prospect is driven around campus on a golf cart to be shown all of the sights, the nicest dorms...

You are Smart. You are Kind. You are Important.

Posted by Marisa Perino on | Mission Edition

“Oli munto murungi.” You are kind. “Oli munto mugezi.” You are smart. “Oli munto womugaso.” You are important. You may recognize this quote from the movie, The Help. You may be unfamiliar, however, with the language it is in, Rutooro. Rutooro is the...



Posted by Mr. Cameron Cortens, C.S.C. on | Moreau Seminary

During my novitiate year in the Congregation of Holy Cross, I had the opportunity to take my first ever 8-day silent retreat. Its purpose was to help us prepare our souls for the momentous step of asking the congregation to receive our vows of poverty, consecrated celibacy, and obedience. It was...

Feeling Full

Posted by Mr. Andrew Fritz, C.S.C. on | Moreau Seminary

We began Thanksgiving Day the way that we do most days here at Moreau Seminary: with prayer. We give you thanks, for all your benefits Almighty God, who live and reign forever and ever. Amen. Thanksgiving is the time that a lot of families come together. If your family is anything like mine...

A Habit of Proclamation

Posted by Mr. David Slonkosky, C.S.C. on | Moreau Seminary

The other day I had a conversation with a theology classmate who just recently was received into the Catholic Church. He had seen at the previous Notre Dame Football game that the brothers and seminarians from Moreau Seminary were taking shifts at the Grotto to greet visitors, answer questions...

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