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On November 20, 2016, Pope Francis named Patrick D'Rosario, C.S.C., Archbishop of Dhaka, to the College of Cardinals. His creation as the first Cardinal from Bangladesh is a tangible fruit of the Congregation's mission in East Bengal, which dates back to 1851.

Today, in the predominantly Muslim country of Bangladesh, Holy Cross is known for the excellence of its educational institutions and its solidarity with the poor.

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St Andre Bessette

St. André Bessette

St. André Bessette was not only a humble, prayerful Holy Cross brother, but he is also the Congregation's first canonized saint.

Br. Joel Giallanza, C.S.C., teaches us St. André's recipe for holiness: believe, pray, serve and trust in God. It is one that all of us can follow.

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