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Holy Cross in the Philippines

Posted by Fr. Jim Phalan, C.S.C. on

"In 1951, the Servant of God, Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., began the Family Rosary Crusade in the Philippines," writes Fr. Jim Phalan, C.S.C., the Director of Family Rosary, International. "After Fr. Peyton died in 1992, people began to insist that Holy Cross formally found the Congregation in...

Leading into Eternal Life

Posted by Fr. John Herman, C.S.C. on

"With the numbers of people in our parish and the rapid nature of the burials, I might have two or more funerals in my day that I don't even know I'll be having when I wake up that morning," writes Fr. John Herman, C.S.C., Pastor of La Luz Parish in Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, México...

The Story from the Grave

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"The lives of our predecessors in Holy Cross serve as a profound witness to our readings today – that there is so much to be gained in our life and ministry as religious," preached Deacon Brian Ching, C.S.C., at this year's annual All Souls Day celebration in Holy Cross. "We see a band of...

My Favorite Subject

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

"In one of the Scripture passages symbolic of the whole Christian ideal – especially the priestly ideal – St. Paul exclaims, 'It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me,'" writes Fr. Charlie McCoy, C.S.C. "I don't pretend that I can honestly say these words with St. Paul...

Why Would You Choose Celibacy?

Posted by Mr. Dan Ponisciak, C.S.C. on

"When I initially decided to enter Moreau Seminary four years ago … one of the most common comments from friends and others was: 'But doesn't that mean you have to give up sex?'" writes seminarian Dan Ponisciak, C.S.C. "During my time at the Novitiate, I began to be able to better...