All Souls’ Day and Why Catholics Pray for the Dead: A November Exercise
November 1 and November 2 are two very special days in the liturgical life of the Church. On the one hand, we prayerfully ask the saints to intercede to God for us in a special way on All Saints’ Day (November 1), while on the other hand, we…
Happy Feast Day St. Andre Bessette!
Enjoy sharing some brief background on the life of St. Andre Bessette, a humble member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and the prayer to St. Joseph, the one he was devoted to.The feast day of St. Andre Bessette is January…
In Thanksgiving for You, from Ave Maria Press
It is God's own hand which has guided everything, and He it is whom we must thank above all. Hence I beg you to unite your thanks with ours in order that we may draw down more abundant blessings from heaven upon our owrk, and above all,…
Congregation of Holy Cross Celebrates 175 Years!
Today is the 175th anniversary of the Congregation of Holy Cross. Ave Maria Press, one of the Congregation’s sponsored ministries, joins in celebration.One of the unique features of the Congregation of Holy Cross was its co-mingling of…
Brother André Bessette: First Holy Cross Saint!
We celebrate the impending canonization of Brother André Bessette, the first saint of the Congregation of Holy Cross!
Basil Moreau Scholarship Winner Announced
The winner of a $500 scholarship, made payable to a Catholic high school or college, is Caroline Dzeba of Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, Ohio.
Basil Moreau Essay Contest A Great Success!
To all the students who wrote essays and to their teachers who encouraged them—thank you very much!
The Holy Cross
It is believed that the Feast of the Holy Cross has its origins to the year 355 when the Emperor Constantine dedicated the Church of the Holy Sepulcher over the site at Golgotha where Jesus died.
More on Moreau Beatification/Essay Contest
On September 15, Fr. Basil A. Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, will be beatified near his hometown of Le Mans, France.If you scroll below, you will find more information on this event along with encouragement for your students to…