Holy Cross Final Vows


Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The Congregation of Holy Cross will celebrate the Final Profession of Vows of three  Holy Cross Religious at 4 p.mFriday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame.
Rev. Thomas J. O'Hara, C.S.C., provincial superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross, U.S. Province of Priests and Brothers, will preside at the Mass and receive the vows of Mr. Christopher Brennan, C.S.C., Mr. Brendan McAleer, C.S.C., and Mr. Timothy Weed, C.S.C.. They will profess the vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience according to the Constitutions of the Congregation of Holy Cross. For the past several years, they have been in a period of temporary vows, which they renewed annually. On Sept. 15, they will commit their lives and work to the communal life and ministry of Holy Cross.
They will be ordained to the Order of Deacon at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in the Moreau Seminary Chapel by the Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.