The three newly professed come from the Congregation's District of Peru and its mission in Mexico. They professed vows in Peru.
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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.
Among other encounters, Pope Francis ordained five Holy Cross priests and blessed the cornerstones for Holy Cross College and Notre Dame University in Dhaka.
Br. Joel Giallanza, C.S.C., explores the formula that led Br. André Bessette, C.S.C., to sainthood, as we celebrate his feast day.
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.