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A love that produces hope

Posted by Mr. Christopher Rehagen, C.S.C. on

"My time at St. André Bessette Parish this summer has forced me to think more deeply about the meaning of hospitality in Holy Cross," writes Seminarian Christopher Rehagen, C.S.C., from his summer ministry placement. "And the conclusion I have reached is that hospitality is so very...

Life In Holy Cross a Constant "Yes"

Posted by Fr. Ken Molinaro, C.S.C. on

"Beyond our expressions of praise and gratitude, through the vocation of our brothers we are reminded of that which is most basic and fundamental to our life in Holy Cross," preached Fr. Ken Molinaro, C.S.C., at the Year of the Brother celebration at the U.S. Province Provincial Chapter. "For...

Baby Priest Camp: Stirred into Flame

Posted by Fr. Pete McCormick, C.S.C. on

Along with my three ordination classmates, Frs. Greg Haake, C.S.C., Stephen Koeth, C.S.C., and Jim Gallagher, C.S.C., I have been attending the Early Years' Workshop at our retreat center in LaPorte, Ind., for the past 5 years. While the title seems rather formal, it is better known as "Baby...

Teaching, Healing and Praying in Peru

Posted by Fr. Don Fetters, C.S.C. on

"If you want to find that three-fold brand [of teaching, healing and praying] in Holy Cross Perú, you only need to visit the El Señor de la Esperanza Parish Center in the heart of our mission among some of the country's poorest," writes Fr Don Fetters, C.S.C. "Visitors to this Holy...

A Homeless Couple, a Faithful Love

Posted by Fr. Eric Schimmel, C.S.C. on

"When I arrived at André House, I found Doug and Julie sitting in the parking lot where they had been sitting for some years," writes Fr. Eric Schimmel, C.S.C., the Director of André House. "Several months ago, they celebrated their anniversary – 36 years together. Making it...