Vocation E-news

Welcome to Our Vocation E-News–Issue X

One day, while out fishing, two young men are approached by Jesus who walks up to their boat and begins talking with them. He ends their conversation with, “Come. Follow me.” Immediately, the two men drop their nets, step out of their boat,... Read More

Three Novices Profess First Vows in Latin America

The Congregation of Holy Cross in Latin America celebrated the profession of First Vows of one religious brother and two religious seminarians in Canto Grande, Peru, on January 6, 2018. The newly professed religious are Bro. Anthony Terrones, CSC, from... Read More

New Collegiate Program: Living the Good Life

What’s life as a Holy Cross brother really like? Thanks to the new Collegiate Program at St. Joseph Discernment House, three young men are answering that question. The program invites young men to share in community life, even though they aren’t actively... Read More

My Guy: A Vocation Story

Everyone’s journey to a religious vocation is different. At a Moth storytelling event recorded in 2014, Sr. Carolyn Martin, LSP, recounted the day she found her calling to serve God and how she committed to a love greater than any other. Listen here.  Read More

The Novice Becomes a Seminarian

Seminarian John Sebastian Gutierrez, CSC When Vocation E-News caught up with John Sebastian Gutierrez, CSC, the former novice was still settling in at St. Joseph Discernment House at Holy Cross College and beginning the Master of Divinity program at the... Read More

A Mother’s Pride and Joy

Patricia Sanchez still becomes emotional when speaking about her son, John Sebastian Gutierrez, CSC, professing first vows. “I’m so proud of him,” she says. “He has a mission in life to spread the word of God. That’s how it was in the beginning... Read More

Words of Advice

The Profession of First Vows is an important occasion for John Sebastian Gutierrez, CSC, and for the Congregation of Holy Cross. We asked seven brothers, “What advice would you give John Sebastian for a happy, healthy and productive religious life?... Read More