Vocation E-news

Welcome to Our Vocation E-News–Issue XI

“We have two ears and one mouth, and we should use them proportionally,” writes Susan Cain, the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Published in 2012, The New York Times bestseller upends society’s misconceptions... Read More

‘Building a Relationship with God is Number One’

At one point in the Kiniry family, six of the 10 siblings were in religious professions. “Two priests, two brothers and two sisters,” said Bro. Richard Kiniry, CSC, who is celebrating his 60th Jubilee on April 29. While Bro. Richard was still a student... Read More

‘God Calls You’

More than 70 years have passed since Bro. Gilbert Pretto, CSC, lived under German occupation during World War II, but he still has vivid recollections of growing up in Castelgomberto, a small town in the province of Vicenza, Italy. His father, Ernest,... Read More

‘A Happy and Wonderful Experience’

Letters from former Notre Dame High School students still arrive at the St. Joseph Center addressed to Bro. Francis Joseph Feeley, CSC. Bro. Francis, who taught religion, business, typing and Spanish at the Holy Cross school in West Haven, CT for 35 years,... Read More

‘Going All in to Serve God’

Growing up in Albany, NY, the eldest of three siblings, Bro. John Nicpon, CSC, was always explaining schoolwork or answering the questions posed by his younger sister and brother. It was a role he enjoyed. “I always liked explaining things,” said... Read More

Catching up with Bro. Nich Perez, CSC

Bro. Nich Perez, CSC, a doctoral candidate at USC is living with the Marianist community at Lalanne House. Bro. Nich Perez, CSC, is on a creative streak. A doctoral candidate in the media arts and practice program at USC since 2016, the Brother of Holy... Read More

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