Spes Unica Blog

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My Family in Holy Cross

Posted by Mr. Andrew Higdon, C.S.C. on

I haven’t been at my family home for Thanksgiving since 2012, which was the year before I entered Moreau Seminary. The schedule of academics and the formation program have meant that I have spent each of the last three holidays with my religious family in Holy Cross. Before that, of...

Vocation in the Shape of a Cross

Posted by Mr. Michael Thomas, C.S.C. on

If you aren’t vigilant, a lot of formation in the seminary can create a momentum toward navel-gazing. We can get in the habit of asking ourselves constantly, “How is my prayer life, my school work, my vocation, my ministry?” Even something like community, which jostles us out...

Death, Where is your Victory?

Posted by Rev. Mr. Ryan Pietrocarlo, C.S.C. on

There I was. In the middle of this cemetery in Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico. I was in the middle of my pastoral year at our parish in Monterrey, Mexico on this very date of All Souls Day, el Día de los Muertos. I was asked to help with the parish mass in the local cemetery and so...

At the Threshold of Heaven

Posted by Fr. Jarrod Waugh, C.S.C. on

Those of you who have visited Moreau Seminary already, set on the northern shore of St. Joseph’s Lake across from the Golden Dome, don’t need me to tell you that the Sacred Heart Chapel is one of the best-kept secrets on this campus. The entire wall behind the sanctuary is made of a...