Spes Unica Blog

Spes Unica Blog

Spes Unica Blog

New School Year at Stonehill

Posted by Fr. Tony Szakaly, C.S.C. on

I can't believe that we are already a month into the school year here at Stonehill College. There's been a lot packed into that month. This year in particular has been fun, because of the presence of our new deacon, Rev. Mr. Tim Mouton, CSC. His energy and zeal has added so much energy to the...

Here I am, Lord

Posted by Owen Williams, Mr. on

I could truly feel the presence of Christ at each of the events that took place over the course of Final Vows weekend. This presence, most especially, was made manifest in the commitment, faith, hope, zeal, and love that my six brothers in Holy Cross displayed as they became ordained ministers...

Education in the Faith

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

Education in the faith is very important here in the parish because the majority of the people here cannot afford Catholic schools. Consequently, many people do not receive a Catholic education, and these classes at the parish are the only exposure they have to the tenets of the faith

Teaching by Example

Posted by Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C. on

The true transformative power of our parochial schools is not what is found in the classroom curriculum, though that is certainly important, but what we are able to teach about the Christian life through the example and life of our faculty, staff, and entire parish community.

Final Vows Lucernarium

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

Fr. Kevin Russeau, C.S.C., pastor of St. Joseph parish in South Bend, shares his homily from Final Vows Lucernarium, which kicks off the observance of the Perpetual Profession of Vows and Ordination to the Diaconate of six of our Holy Cross Seminarians. Fr. Kevin shares that prayer must be the...