Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau 

Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau

Virtues of the “whole person”

Placing the congregation under the special patronage of Mary, the Mother of Sorrows, Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau encouraged the sisters to be associated with her as women of faith and compassion.

Father Moreau promoted the following virtues as a way of life:

Father Moreau asked that all members of the congregation strive always “toward that more perfect union of hearts which is the foundation of the unity and strength of Holy Cross.” (Circular Letter 14)

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