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Congregation of Holy Cross

About Us

The Congregation of Holy Cross is a community of Catholic, apostolic priests and brothers called by Jesus Christ and founded by Blessed Basil Moreau, who patterned the religious community after the Holy Family.

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The Congregation of Holy Cross, based in the United States, is a religious community of priests and brothers committed to making God known, loved, and served through ministries of education, parish work, and mission. Rooted in the charism of their founder, Blessed Basil Moreau, they emphasize the hope and salvation offered by Christ.

Ministry Work

The Congregation is deeply involved in education, running schools, colleges, and universities to nurture faith and intellect. They provide parish ministries, offering pastoral care and sacramental services. Internationally, they support missions in areas of great need, offering educational, vocational, and health services. Additionally, they engage in social justice initiatives, supporting marginalized communities through various outreach programs.

Daily Life and Mission

Daily life includes communal prayers, such as the Liturgy of the Hours and daily Mass, alongside active ministry. The mission is driven by their motto "Ave Crux, Spes Unica" (Hail the Cross, our Only Hope), emphasizing their commitment to living and spreading the Gospel through education and service.

Vision and Goals

The Congregation of Holy Cross aims to be a beacon of hope and education, fostering spiritual, intellectual, and social development. Through their diverse ministries, they strive to transform lives and communities. Their dedication to prayer, community, and service ensures they remain a vibrant source of inspiration and support, deeply committed to the charism of their founder and the needs of the Church and society.

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