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Five Profess Final Vows & Four Ordained Priests in Holy Cross

With abundant joy and thanksgiving, the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross announces the Perpetual Profession of Vows of five men, four of whom were ordained to the diaconate, as well as four men who were ordained to the priesthood.

Rev. Mr. David Smith, C.S.C.Rev. Mr. Geoffrey Mooney, C.S.C.

Father Corby Drops Back

Statue of Notre Dame priest who gave general absolution at Gettysburg restored to its place in front of Corby Hall.

Five Profess Final Vows in Holy Cross

With joy and thanksgiving, the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the Perpetual Profession of Vows of five men. Br. Joseph DeAgostino, C.S.C., Mr. Vincent Nguyen, C.S.C., Mr. M. Joseph Pedersen, C.S.C., Mr. Zachary Rathke, C.S.C., and Mr. Gilbrian Stoy, C.S.C., all professed Perpetual Vows at 9:30 a.m. ET, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame.

Five Ordained Holy Cross Priests in 2019

Rev. Brian Kennedy, C.S.C., Rev. Karl Romkema, C.S.C., Rev. Brogan Ryan, C.S.C., Rev. Michael Thomas, C.S.C., and Rev. Bryan Williams, C.S.C., were ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The Most Reverend William A. Wack, C.S.C., Bishop of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee, conferred the Sacrament of Holy Orders. 

Rev. Daniel Groody elected Fellow and Trustee of Notre Dame

Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame and an award-winning author and filmmaker on international migration and refugee issues, was elected a Fellow and Trustee of the University at the Board of Trustees winter meeting Friday (Feb. 1) on campus.

Final Profession of Vows

On Saturday, August 25, five members of the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrated the final profession of vows during Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at Notre Dame.