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News tagged with "St. André Bessette"

March 1, 2012

Congregation of Holy Cross Celebrates 175 Years of Making God Known, Loved, and Served

On March 1, 2012, the United States Province of Priests and Brothers, will join Holy Cross’ 17 other Provinces, Vicariates, and Districts around the world in joyfully celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of Holy Cross.

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October 17, 2011

The Anniversary of St. Andre's Canonization Inaugurates "Year of the Brother" for Holy Cross

On October 17, 2010, the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the canonization of Brother André Bessette, C.S.C., by Pope Benedict XVI. Known popularly as the "miracle man of Montreal," Brother André Bessette, C.S.C.—an unassuming, uneducated porter—was known to millions for his humble ministry to the sick and needy and is the first Holy Cross religious to be canonized.

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