Vocation E-news Archive Year: 2016

A Summer to Remember at General Chapter

It was an eventful summer for Brothers Paul Bednarczyk, CSC, and Nich J. Perez, CSC, who had remarkable experiences stemming from the General Chapter in Rome last July. Held every six years, the General Chapter guides policy for the congregation worldwide. Bro.... Read More

It’s a Great, Great Life

For Bro. Nicholas Thielman, CSC, the aura surrounding St. Teresa of Calcutta isn’t about sainthood. It’s about simplicity. For 46 years, Bro. Nicholas served in Bangladesh, and was fortunate to meet the late Mother Teresa three times. He never had... Read More

St. Joseph Discernment House: Growing in Spirit and Size

St. Joseph Discernment House at Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, IN, is a little livelier this year, with eight new students joining the 14 young men who returned in September to explore community life there. Bro. Chris Torrijas, CSC, director of formation,... Read More

Welcome to our Vocation E-News – Issue V

Dear Friends, On one of the three occasions when Bro. Nicholas Thielman, CSC, met St. Teresa of Calcutta, she told him, “Brother, I can’t do what you do, and you can’t do what I do. But together, we can do something beautiful for God.” All of... Read More

Welcome to our Vocation E-News – Issue IV

Dear Friends, At Holy Cross communities, the ordinary often becomes extraordinary. For proof, look no further than St. Joseph Discernment House at Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, IN, where seemingly routine tasks have profound meaning. Aspirant David... Read More

Viva Brazil! Brothers Visit South American Confreres

Brother Marcelo, Director of Colégio Dom Amando, at the new building site. For Brothers Bill Zaydak, CSC, and Jonathan Beebe, CSC, it was an Amazon Easter—but not of the online variety. The Brothers traveled to the District of Brazil from March 18-30... Read More

2016 Jubilarians

The Moreau Province salutes its 2016 Jubilarians in a new booklet subtitled “Celebrating faith-filled lives vowed to God.” The booklet, which can be found here, recognizes 15 men who are marking significant anniversaries with The Brothers of Holy... Read More

Endings and New Beginnings at Moreau House

Moreau House – Graduating Seniors May marked an ending and beginning for members of Moreau House, the on-campus residence at St. Edward’s University composed of young men committed to living in community, service and prayer through the Congregation... Read More

Project Hope Draws 748 Submissions on “Holy Year of Mercy”

After volunteering at a food pantry for the homeless, high school freshman Madison Wagner perfectly captured the essence of the Extraordinary Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis in an essay: “The one sight that will stay with me forever was a mural... Read More

New Blog Highlights Life at St. Joseph Discernment House

Living in Faith, a new discernment blog launched earlier this year provides an inside look at the joy, deep faith and community experienced by aspirants and postulants at St. Joseph Discernment House, the on-campus residence of the Brothers of Holy Cross... Read More