The five Final Professions of the Province of South India bring the Congregation's total in India this year to 11 Final Professions.
After professing their Final Vows on September 14 at a Mass in Shillong, the three men were ordained deacons at Holy Cross Parish in Mawkynrew.
The first Holy Cross missionaries arrived to Santiago on March 1, 1943. The Holy Cross Family in Chile has been celebrating the anniversary with events all year.
For the first time in its history in Tamil Nadu, the Congregation celebrated the Professions of Final Vows and Deaconate Ordinations in the Indian state.
Br. John Badu Affum, C.S.C., the newly elected Superior of the District of West Africa, received the vows of the six novices, all of whom are brothers.
Mr. Michael Thomas, C.S.C., was ordained September 15, joining his four Final Vows classmates, who were ordained deacons on August 26.
Fr. Eric Jasmin, C.S.C., received the First Professions of the four men in a Mass at College Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours in Cap-Haïtien.
Fr. Larry Olszewksi, C.S.C., shares with us the strength and comfort that Our Lady of Sorrows can offer us as our Mother.
On this eve of the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, Br. Ginaldo Rodrigues shares how Mary can lead us through suffering into new life.
Fr. William M. Lies, C.S.C., the newly elected Superior of the United States Province, received the Final Professions of the five seminarians.
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.
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.
Eight formators from Brazil, Chile, Haiti, Mexico, and Peru gather for three days of meetings at the Holy Cross House of Formation.
Eleven seminarian novices and one brother novice professed First Vows in East Africa on July 16, 2018. Nine new novices entered the Novitiate five days later.
One seminarian professed Final Vows. The following day he was ordained a deacon in the same Mass in which two priests were ordained for Holy Cross.
All five of the newly ordained priests had previously professed Final Vows together and been ordained deacons on October 5-6, 2017.
The ten novices were the last class of Fr. Alexander Susai, C.S.C. The new Novice Master, Fr. Joby Sebastian, C.S.C., starts with 15 new novices.
With two brothers and three seminarians professing Final Vows together, the May 19 celebration reflected the "invisible brotherhood" of the Congregation.
On the Patronal Feast of the Holy Cross Priests, Br. Nicholas Arthur, C.S.C., helps us enter into the mystery of God's love.