Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C., writes that even some familiar feasts, like St. Andre Bessette or All Souls, have a somewhat different character in Mexico compared to the United States. Read more about his grateful observations and experiences here.
It was a special privilege for Tim and me to share a little bit of the joy of our Holy Cross brotherhood with the retreatants.
The truth is that we cannot repay God for the gift of our vocation, for bringing us to himself, but we can thank him by discerning and following him along that path.
I have started to realize how life in Old College has started to feel like home.
Sacred art and architecture is not simply about aesthetic appeal or beauty, though those things are certainly important, but more importantly it is about fostering the devotional life of a faith community
Welcome to November. In South Bend, Indiana, this means that the sublimity of the Indian summer subsides and gives way to a crisp, chilly air that taunts us with the coming of winter.
As Leon Bloy the 19th century essayist once wrote, "The only real sadness, the only real failure, the only great tragedy in life, is not to become a saint."
All our efforts in evangelization and catechesis, our duty to administer the Sacraments, especially to baptize, offer the Mass, hear confessions and anoint the sick are done so that when we come to the end of our life, we can trust in His mercy and hope in His resurrection.
We are a diverse community of men here at Stonehill and sometimes being superior is like herding cats, but I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world.
St. Andre has a visible impact on the Congregation of Holy Cross, reminding all of us about the importance of humility and the beautiful fruits born from the willful submission of ourselves to God's will.