The 2018 Laureate will be announced the week of November 11-15, 2018, at the University of Portland, which is this year's collegiate partner with the Opus Prize Foundation.
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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.
Six novices, including two for the Society of Brothers and four for the Society of Priests, made their First Professions on July 28, 2018.
Fifteen members of the St. Joseph and Sacred Heart of Jesus Provinces profess First Vows on Friday, July 27.
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.