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It all adds UP: The Middle Man

Posted by Fr. Charlie McCoy, C.S.C. on

One of my best friends and mentors in Holy Cross once told me that what attracted him most to our congregation was the variety of our ministries. "I knew I'd be less likely to get bored or slip into an unhealthy rut," he said with his usual matter-of-fact wisdom. Now I'm not a person for whom...

Into Africa: "X" Marks the Spot

Posted by Fr. Pat Neary, C.S.C. on

Fr. Pat Neary, C.S.C., sent his latest post about his missionary adventures in East Africa. Today's is a real adventure as he shares about the trials - and the graces - of the government's forced demolition of our seminary in Kenya. Please keep him and our seminary community in your prayers.

C.S.C. Profile: An Unsheltered Heart

Posted by Fr. Ron Raab, C.S.C. on

As educators in the faith, we in Holy Cross certainly live out that charism in the classroom, but as Fr. Ron Raab, C.S.C., shows in his new book The Unsheltered Heart: An Advent At-Home Retreat, much of our education in the faith occurs outside the comfortable confines of classroom walls.

Ivy League Catholic: Hospitality Soup

Posted by Fr. Peter Walsh, C.S.C. on

With this second Friday comes our regular post from Fr. Peter Walsh, C.S.C., who is working in Campus Ministry at Yale University. Today he shares with us about the Wednesday soup kitchen at Yale started by a Holy Cross priest 27 years ago. It is chicken soup for the soul not to miss …

Our resurrection and our life

Posted by Fr. Kevin Grove, C.S.C. on

Every November 2nd, on the Commemoration of All Souls, we in Holy Cross in communion with the whole Church celebrate our faithful departed. As our Constitutions state, "The footsteps of those men who called us to walk in their company left deep prints, as of men carrying heavy burdens. But they...

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