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Coming to Eternal Christmas in Heaven

Posted by Fr. Ted Hesburgh, C.S.C. on

"Christmas, first of all, at its most basic, is about faith," writes Fr. Ted Hesburgh, C.S.C., reflecting on today's great solemnity. "Jesus came to bring us faith – not just faith in the moment or faith in business or faith in success, but faith in eternal life. And that faith, as...

Discovering the Riches of Poverty

Posted by Mr. Hugh Dowell on

"One of my senior lay classmates, knowing I was a seminarian, approached me after class and asked, 'How does Holy Cross understand poverty? You don't look very poor.' I must admit I was a little flabbergasted and didn't have much of a response, which in turn got me thinking," writes Mr. Hugh...

A Small Taste of Heaven

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

Every November, at the Villa Maria Man Auction to raise funds for the Holy Cross missions, the local C.S.C.'s at the University of Portland auction off a dinner at the President's House. Fr. Charlie McCoy, C.S.C., describing the dinner, writes, "One of Christ's favorite images for the...