Holy Cross Ministries wins Select Health 25 award
SelectHealth, Utah’s top-ranked health plan, named the Promotora Program of Holy Cross Ministries in Salt Lake City, Utah, as one of its Select 25 programs of the year at an award ceremony May 1, 2013.
With evermore joyful hearts
“This is the day the Lord has granted us all to share in the joy of our sisters,” said Sister Theresia W. Mbugua as six women from Africa and Asia made their initial profession of vows as Sisters of the Holy Cross on May 27, 2013, in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Indiana.
It's never too late
Audrey Bonkowski, an 83-year-old patient at the Rehabilitation and Wellness Center at the Sanctuary at Holy Cross in South Bend, Indiana, makes her baptism, first Communion and confirmation in response to the workings of the Holy Spirit.
Sisters pledge support
The Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross was among 13 congregations of women religious represented April 9 to 12, 2013, in Washington, D.C. on the issue of human trafficking.
Pilgrim Cross rallies youth
The Pilgrim Cross, carried by students to Colégio Santa Maria in São Paulo, was on display at the school during a stop on its journey through Brazil before the World Youth Day gathering in Rio de Janeiro, July 23-28, 2013.
Vow renewal in Asia radiates joy
On March 9, 2013, seven sisters renewed their vowed commitment to the Congregation of the Holy Cross, a grateful response for the gift of discipleship from our heavenly Father.
God's love endures forever
This holy season brings us an invitation to renew our relationship with God and with our brothers and sisters in love and forgiveness, putting aside any attitudes that blind us to the truth that God’s transforming love endures forever.
One Billion Rising
Three Holy Cross sisters participated in the One Billion Rising event at Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina, to campaign for an end to violence against women and girls.
When the cupboard is bare
Sister Eileen Flavin received CSC Ministry With the Poor funding for 2012–13 to help those in need living in Brown County, Indiana, with food and utility bill assistance through the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Nashville, Indiana.
Taking a stand against human trafficking
Sisters of the Holy Cross are united with women religious around the world in their efforts to confront and dismantle the practice of human trafficking. On January 11, 2013, Holy Cross sisters voted to take a corporate stand against human trafficking.