Sometimes it is perplexing to explain why it makes sense for a priest to teach anything other than theology. However, the witness of a priest, even in a "secular" discipline, opens doors in surprising and unexpected ways.
The Congregation of Holy Cross has a proud tradition of priests who serve as military chaplains. Now, a current seminarian seeks to follow those who have gone before.
End of the year festivities—and finals!—are in full swing at Fisher Hall at Notre Dame. David Halm, CSC, shares some moments from these last days of the semester, and reflects on the joys of his ministry there this year.
Waiting and praying with thousands of pilgrims from all over the world, Old Collegian Charlie Skinner came to a greater appreciation of the working of Divine Providence in the lives of the Church's two newest saints.
Read the homily from Fr. Pat's First Mass, celebrated at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. In attendance, in addition to his family and Holy Cross Confreres, were many men from Keough Hall, where Fr. Pat serves as Rector. He preached, on this Sunday of Many Names, about how the Holy Spirit...
Fr. Adam Booth, C.S.C., shares his first Mass homily, "Jesus Breaks For Us," given Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Holy Cross Parish in South Bend, Indiana. The Spirit of Christ that filled the hearts of the first disciples and shaped their community of faith is still present to shape and reshape our...
The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, D.D., is the bishop of the Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend, and the ordaining bishop today for Fr. Adam Booth, C.S.C., and Fr. Patrick Reidy, C.S.C. We thank Bishop Rhoades for his gracious leadership of our local church, for his care of the Holy Cross...
Fr. Kevin Grove, CSC, shares his Luc homily for Ordination Weekend. Reflecting on a passage from the Letter to the Hebrews, he reminds Pat and Adam of the way Christ exercized his own priesthood, among and on behalf of us all.
If you want to learn more about the special details of an Ordination Mass, Deacon Adam Booth, C.S.C. has provided a guide for the curious.
Jesus, you gave the Apostles and their successors in the priesthood through all the centuries to come the power to change bread and wine into your Body and Blood. You bid them and us to eat this bread and drink this chalice to "show the death of the Lord, until he comes."